City of Arts and Sciences
Five magnificent modern constructions, designed by the worldwide known Santiago Calatrava. A project, which has been carried out in 10 years and which has made from the city of Valencia, one of the most visited places in Spain.
Old River Turia
Is now converted in an enormous park, which crosses the whole city and separates it into two big parts. This is actually the lung of the city.
He main structure of the Valencia Cathedral rose between the thirteenth and fifteenth reason is mainly Gothic. However, its construction lasted for centuries, which is why there is a mixture of artistic styles, which range from the early Romanesque to the subtle Renaissance, Baroque and more content ornate neo-which is the most important feature of the cathedral of Valencia and that becomes a universal architectural gem.
Excavations at the adjacent Archaeological Center Almoina have unearthed remains of ancient Visigoth cathedral V century, which later became a mosque. There is documentary evidence that even decades after the Christian conquest (1238) the mosque-cathedral remained standing, even with Koranic rulings on the walls, until finally the June 22, 1262 resolved fray Andreu d’Albalat4 demolish and instead build a cathedral, in correspondence with the architect’s plans Arnau Vidal.
Lonja de la Seda
Is a late Valencian Gothic style civil building in Valencia, built between 1482 and 1548.
Palace of “Marqués de Dos Aguas”
A luxurious palace that combines rococco, neo-classical and oriental elements. The unbelievable baroque entrance to the building never fails to impress the visitors. The rich ornament of the building is enough incentive to come here even if you don’t intend to go inside.
City Hall Square
it is home to the City Hall (Ayuntamiento) on its western side and the central post office (Edificio de Correos) on its eastern side, a cinema which shows classic movies, and many restaurants and bars.
The Bullring and The Train Station
The Bullring and the Train Station are coupled because they are right next to each other and if you see one you migth as well see the other.
The Bullring has been the centre of Valencia’s bull-fighting for almost 150 years now. It is a large, impressive structure in the style of a Roman Coliseum.
The Train Station, lame as it sounds, is actually a very interesting building worth popping into if you pass by. Built in 1917 with Neo-Gothic style.