Collected by Azim Khan
Plaça del Mercat, 32, 46001 València, Valencia, Spain
Opposite the central market stands another of the city’s finest commercial buildings, the Silk Exchange or La Lonja de la Seda. This historic gem was begun in 1483, the work of architect Pere Compte (who had already worked on Valencia's...
Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències, València, Spain
Valencia’s most iconic attraction, the City of Arts and Sciences is located at one end of the Turia River Bed Gardens, drained in 1957 due to flooding and converted into a large public park and recreational area. The complex includes...
Plaça de l'Almoina, s/n, 46003 València, Valencia, Spain
Its full name is “The Metropolitan Cathedral–Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady of Valencia,” but people will know what you mean if you just call it the Valencia Cathedral. Consecrated in the 13th century, the cathedral has what it claims to...
Avenida del Professor López Piñero, 1, 46013 València, Valencia, Spain
Skip the guided tour and spring for concert tickets instead. An evening of classical music or opera offers the opportunity to fully appreciate this building's engineering, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava. Show up before the show...
Carrer de Colón, 6, 46004 València, Valencia, Spain
Valencia’s anthem proclaims it to be the land of flowers, sunlight and colors. Spend just a few moments near the city's beach or walking its boulevards and you’ll understand why. Be sure to check out the Principe Felipe Science Museum, a modern...
Carrer de la Nau, 1, 46003 València, Valencia, Spain
Translated literally, the "Museum of the Patriarch" is a permanent exhibition of religious art situated on the 16th century Patriarca site. The collection includes pieces from the 16th and 17th centuries from El Greco including John the Baptist,...
Av. Pío Baroja, 3, 46015 València, Valencia, Spain
There are no animals behind bars at Bioparc Valencia: This innovative "next generation" zoo is run on the principal of immersion, where barriers are hidden and visitors can feel that they are sharing (discreetly) the wild habitat of the animals....
Ciutat de les Arts i de les Ciències, Carrer Eduardo Primo Yúfera, 1B, 46013 València, Valencia, Spain
Part of the Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias complex, this marine park is so brilliantly designed, and on such a scale, that it makes most aquariums look like goldfish bowls. The site is populated by more than 500 species, from dolphins and sea...
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