In their newly published book “Los Reyes del Grial” (“The Kings of the Grail”), medieval history lecturer Margarita Torres and art historian José Miguel Ortega del Rio claim the Holy Grail rests inside the Basilica of San Isidoro in the northern Spanish city of León.
Has the Holy Grail been found yet?
The Holy Grail is said to be located in various places, although it has never been found. Another contender for the Holy Grail is a cup kept in La Capilla del Santo Cáliz (Chapel of the Chalice) in the Valencia Cathedral in Spain.
How was the Holy Grail lost?
The Holy Grail was supposedly stolen from the Church of the Bucoleon during the Fourth Crusade, circa 1202-04 and sent from Constantinople (present day Istanbul, Turkey) to Troyes by Bishop Garnier de Trainel in 1204.
Does the Vatican have the Holy Grail?
Valencias Holy Grail is recognised by the Vatican Along with Jerusalem, Rome and Santiago de Compostela, the Vatican has designated Valencia as one of the worlds Eight Holy Cities and as a City of the Holy Grail. Two Popes, Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, have held mass in Valencia with the chalice.