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GRAND TEMPLE IN CARCAIXENT HAS AMAZING STORY OF SURVIVAL

When you drive into Carcaixent, the marvelous ceramic dome of the Church of the Assumption of Carcaixent (Església de l'Assumpció) sparkles and catches your eye in the sun. Once you get to the center of town, you will find this Catholic temple located in the main town square. 
I was very fortunate to be able to photograph this wonderful, historical monument while the glorious Jacaranda tree was in full bloom. 
I was not able to get inside the church but there was enough uniqueness on the outer construction to hold my attention and provoke me to explore for more clues to this historical artifact.
Let's get started with our exploration...

* Report by Arts Historian and Educator , Karla Darocas, Hons. B.A. (SpainLifestyle.com) * Copyright Karla Darocas 2018* (no part of this text or photos may be replicated)

BRIEF HISTORY
The construction of this parish church started in 1434. It was a Gothic temple. 
It steadily grew in membership to the point whereby in 1547 the church was allow…

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