38 Sights in Valencia, Spain (with Map and Images)
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1. Valencia CathedralBook Free Tour*
Valencia Cathedral, at greater length the Metropolitan Cathedral–Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady of Valencia, also known as St Mary's Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic church in Valencia, Spain.
2. Central Market
Mercado Central or Mercat Central is a public market located across from the Llotja de la Seda and the church of the Juanes in central Valencia, Spain. It is one of the main works of the Valencian Art Nouveau.
3. Torres dels Serrans
The Serrans Gate or Serranos Gate, also known as Serrans Towers or Serranos Towers is one of the twelve gates that formed part of the ancient city wall, the Christian Wall, of the city of Valencia, Spain. It was built in Valencian Gothic style at the end of the 14th century. Its name is probably due to its location in the northeast of the old city centre, making it the entry point for the royal road connecting Valencia with the comarca or district of Els Serrans as well as the entry point for the royal road to Barcelona, or because the majority of settlers near there in the time of James I of Aragon were from the area around Teruel, whose inhabitants were often called serrans by the Valencians. Alternatively, the gate may also have been named after an important family, the Serrans, who lived in a street with the same name.
4. Museu Faller
The current Faller Museum of Valencia has been installed since 1971 in the old Convent of the Casa Missió de Sant Vicenç de Paül, which was finished in 1831, which is why it preserves part of a structure of corridors and old cells. Later it had multiple uses, such as a prison, barracks or warehouse. The Faller Museum was rehabilitated and restructured in the early nineties of the twentieth century, being reopened in 1995. In 2016 the Faller Museum was approved as an official Museum of the Generalitat Valenciana, being again restructured in its museological and museographical approaches. One of the novelties of this restructuring was the launch of the temporary exhibition hall "Josep Alarte", dedicated to anthological exhibitions of the work of faller artists.
5. Museu Valencià d'Etnologia
The Valencian Museum of Ethnology is a museum located in the city of Valencia, mediterranean Spain. The museum mission defines it as cultural institution primarily devoted to collect, research and communicate the tangible and intangible heritage related to traditional and popular Valencian culture. The mission underlines that the museum also aims to permanently question fundamental aspects of the culture, as the dynamics that built it and force it to evolve, as well as its diversity. Although fundamentally devoted to Valencian cultural identity within a Mediterranean context, this museum also works to give visitors the chance to understand the challenges and dynamics of culture as a whole and from a contemporary perspective.
6. Parc de Capçalera
Parque de Cabecera or Parque de la Cabecera is a municipal park in the city of Valencia, located at the western end of the municipality, in the neighborhoods of Sant Pau and Campanar. To the west it meets Mislata, and to the south with the neighborhood of Soternes; To the east, it faces the architectural barrier of Pío Baroja Avenue. It occupies the part of the old Turia riverbed between its detour towards the new Turia bed, which runs south of Valencia, and the beginning of the Turia Garden, on the Nou d'Octubre bridge: the head of the river within the municipality. The park, completed in 2008, is one of the largest in the city.
7. Torre del Micalet
The Miguelete Tower is the bell tower of the Valencia Cathedral in Valencia, Spain. It is known as El Miguelete in Castilian Spanish or Torre del Micalet in the Valencian language. Construction of the tower began in 1381 and was completed in 1429. Due to its complexity and long years of construction, it was successively directed by several master builders; the first being Andrés Juliá, from 1381. Others were José Franch (1396), Pedro Balaguer ; to Martín Llobet (1425), the last of the architects to work on the construction. Subsequently, the belfry was added (1660-1736).
8. Royal Parish of the St Johns
The church of Sant Joan del Mercat or Church of Sants Joans is one of the oldest churches in the city of Valencia, located in front of the Silk Exchange and next to the Central Market. A historical-artistic monument since 1942, it was built from 1240 on the site where there was first a mosque. Due to the fires, it was rebuilt during the fourteenth century in the Gothic style, and was completely renovated during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, which gave it the current Baroque appearance. In 1936 it suffered a new fire. It is now in the process of being restored.
9. Parc d'Orriols
The Orriols Municipal Park or Orriols Garden is a public park in Valencia located in the north of the city, in the Orriols neighborhood and near the Sant Llorenç district. It takes the form of an inverted L. It is located next to the City of Valencia Stadium and near Alfauir Street. It is served by tram line 6 that stops at the Estadio del Levante station. It is surrounded by Santiago Rusiñol Street to the north, Calle de la Beata Genoveva Torres to the east, Calle de San Vicente de Paül to the west and Calle de la Arquitecto Tolsà to the south.
10. Reina Sofia Palace of the Arts
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía is an opera house, performing arts centre, and urban landmark designed by Santiago Calatrava to anchor the northwest end of the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, Spain. It opened on 8 October 2005; its first opera staging was of Beethoven's Fidelio on 25 October 2006. Tenor and conductor Plácido Domingo has maintained a special relationship with the Palau since its founding and has established a young singers training program there.
11. Teatre Principal de València
The Teatro Principal de Valencia is one of the most important theatres in the city, which currently hosts theatre and dance shows. Despite being owned by the Diputación de Valencia, its management depends on the autonomous body Teatres de la Generalitat Valenciana. It is located at 15 Carrer de les Barques. It is a theater of typically Italian configuration in the form of a horseshoe, with a richly decorated room. It has a maximum capacity of 1226 spectators.
12. Iglesia de San Juan del Hospital
The Ant Oan Church in the courtyard, a Gothic tank with some romantic elements, is the oldest city on Ellenses Island. An island in Ituta, in the Ireta district of the Ituta district, a small island is delineated between the streets of Ant OAN, Iracle and Rincle Ovallers, and its name is due to the hospital order or upper house order of Ant OAN. It has been a historical and artistic monument since 1943 and has been directed by PU EI since 1966.
13. Parc de l'Antic Hospital
Hospital Park is a municipal garden in Valencia, in the Sant Francesc neighborhood in Ciutat Vella. It occupies an area of just over 22,000 meters² and is protected as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC) in the whole of the Old Hospital and the Hermitage of Santa Llúcia, two historical buildings that are integrated into the park. In addition we can also find the Valencian Museum of Enlightenment and Modernity (MuVIM).
14. Teatre Talia
The Talia Theatre in Valencia is located at number 31 on Carrer dels Cavallers in the capital of Turia. The building, owned by the Casa dels Obrers de San Vicente Ferrer, has 100 years of history. By virtue of an agreement, the space has been managed since 1992 by Teatres de la Generalitat Valenciana. The room has 243 fixed seats, 62 boxes on the first floor, 48 amphitheatre seats and 36 boxes on the second floor.
15. Ermita del Pilar
The hermitage of Pilar is a temple located in the Valencian village of the Cases de Bàrcena. It is a Local Relevance Asset with identifier number 46.13.074-004. It was built in the mid-eighteenth century, completely bleached and with a gabled roof that covers the hermit's house attached to one side. It preserves the well and trough by the side of the road used by the cavalry of yesteryear.
16. Església del Pilar
The Church of El Pilar, or Church of Our Lady of the Pillar and Saint Lawrence is the church of the old Dominican convent of the same name, and is mainly what remains of it. It is located in the neighborhood of Velluters or El Pilar, named after the old convent. More precisely, it is located between Guillem de Castro Street, Maldonado Street and Plaza del Pilar, in the city of Valencia.
17. Palau del Marqués de Dos Aigües
The Palace of the Marquis of Dos Aguas is a Rococo nobility palace, historically important in the city. It is located in one of the most central locations in the city of Valencia (Spain). It is a stately mansion that was the property of the Marqueses of Dos Aguas and is currently owned by the Spanish State. It houses the González Martí National Museum of Ceramics and Decorative Arts.
18. Jardins de la Glorieta
The Glorieta Gardens, known simply as the Glorieta, are gardens of the city of Valencia, located in the Xenea neighborhood, in the Ciutat Vella district. It is bounded by the streets of General Tovar, General Palanca, by the Plaza de la Porta de la Mar to the east and to the south a landmark with the Plaza de Alfonso the Magnanimous and the Palace of Justice.
19. Falla de l'Ajuntament
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20. Alqueria Julià
Algaya of Uriah, also known as Ota of Uriah, sits on the road from Ota of Alencia to Islata, on the old bed currently placed on ID Avenue between the urban grid of Alencia and the river of Uriah, with a whole facade, on the streets of Democracy and Ilascoth, and on the trails of Isena. S is a 17th century farmhouse, built in handicraft and baroque style.
21. Col·legi del Patriarca
The Royal College Seminary of Corpus Christi, also known as the College of the Patriarch, is a seminary founded in 1583 by Joan de Ribera, archbishop and viceroy of Valencia and patriarch of Antioch, who three years later laid the first stone. It is located in the Plaza del Colegio del Patriarca, in the Xerea neighborhood of the city of Valencia.
Wikipedia: Reial Col·legi del Corpus Christi de València (CA)
22. Palau dels Boïl d'Arenós
The palace of the Boïl d'Arenós also known as the House of the Lord of Bétera, located on Carrer dels Llibrers 2, in the Xerea district of Ciutat Vella in Valencia, is a palace that follows the medieval typology of Valencian palaces but refined and revised by subsequent customs and traditions, built on a corner plot owned by the Boïl family.
23. Alqueria dels Moros
L'Alqueria del Moro is a residential building of rural character that is located in the neighborhood of Ciutat Fallera in the district of Benicalap (Valencia), on the old road of Burjassot. It is a residential building compendium of the stately and rural architecture of the Valencian orchard of the fourteenth, sixteenth and eighteenth centuries.
24. Valencian Institute of Modern Art
The Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, also known by the acronym IVAM, was the first center of modern art created in Spain, opening in 1989 in the city of Valencia. The Institut Valencià d'Art Modern is an important center for modern and contemporary art in Spain and Europe. Nuria Enguita Mayo is the Director of the museum since September 2020.
25. Oceanogràfic of Valencia
The Oceanogràfic is a public aquarium and a scientific marine complex located in the Turia Garden of the city of Valencia. It is the work of the architect Félix Candela Outeriño and the engineers Alberto Domingo and Carlos Lázaro. It was inaugurated on 12 December 2002 and is part of the complex called the City of Arts and Sciences.
26. Iglesia de San Martín
The church of Sant Martí, of Sant Martí Bisbe and Sant Antoni Abad, is one of the oldest in the city of Valencia, located at the beginning of San Vicente Street. Its origin can be found in the conquest of the city by James I, being in principle a mosque consecrated to Catholic worship.
27. Església de Sant Agustí i Santa Caterina
The parish church of Santa Catalina and San Agustín, located in the street of the Mare de Deu de Gràcia number 5 of the city of Valencia, in Spain, is the church of the former convent of hermit friars of San Agustín settled in Valencia in the thirteenth century.
Wikipedia: Iglesia de Santa Catalina y San Agustín (ES), Website
28. Palau del marques de campo
The Palace of the Marquis of Campo or of the Berbedel is located in Plaza de la Archbishop n. 3 of the city of Valencia. It is a residential building built in the seventeenth century, with works carried out in the nineteenth century. It houses the City Museum.
29. Torres de Quart
The Porta de Quart or Torres de Quart is a portal that was part of the medieval wall that surrounded the Old City of Valencia, in order to defend it. They are located at the intersection of Guillem de Castro Street and Quart Street.
30. Palau de l'Exposició
The Exhibition Palace is a municipal building in the city of Valencia, located in Calle de Galicia nº. 1. It was built in 1908 by the architect Francesc Mora i Berenguer following the Valencian Modernist and Neo-Gothic styles.
31. Jardines de Monforte
The Monforte garden, also known as Romero's orchard, is an ornamental garden of the city of Valencia, located in the Exhibition neighborhood, between Carrer de Montfort, Plaza de la Legió Española and the Quirón clinic.
32. Teatre El Musical
The Teatre El Musical (TEM) is a theatre in the Cabanyal-Canyamelar neighbourhood (Valencia). The original building was built in 1924 and its construction was modified by the architect Eduardo de Miguel Arbonés in 2004.
33. Jardins d'Aiora
The palace of Ayora and its garden, is an architectural complex located in the neighborhood of Ayora of the city of Valencia (Spain). It was built in the nineteenth century in eclectic and Valencian modernist style.
34. Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències
The City of Arts and Sciences is a cultural and architectural complex in the city of Valencia, Spain. It is the most important modern tourist destination in the city of Valencia and one of the 12 Treasures of Spain.
The Almudín building is located at No. 1 Almudín Street. 3, forming a complex with the palace of the Escrivà and the birthplace of San Luis Bertran, in the neighborhood of la Seu of the city of Valencia.
36. El Parotet
The parotet is a famous monument located at the European roundabout east of the city of Valencia, near the City of Art and the Tower of France. This name is named because of its similarity with dragonflies.
37. Casa Natalicia de San Vicente Ferrer
Vincent Ferrer, OP was a Valencian Dominican friar and preacher, who gained acclaim as a missionary and a logician. He is honored as a saint of the Catholic Church and other churches of Catholic traditions.
The Olympia building and theater is located at number 44 of San Vicente Street in the city of Valencia. It is a multi-family residential building built in 1915 by the architect Vicente Rodríguez Martín.
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