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Explore interesting sights in Valencia, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 48 sights are available in Valencia, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Valencia

1. Iglesia de San Martín

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Iglesia de San Martín

The church of Sant Martí, of Sant Martí Bisbe and Sant Antoni Abat, is one of the oldest in the city of Valencia, located at the beginning of Sant Vicent Street. Its origin must be sought in the conquest of the city by James I, in principle being a mosque consecrated to the Catholic worship.

Wikipedia: Església de Sant Martí (València) (CA)

2. Central Market

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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.

Wikipedia: Mercado Central, Valencia (EN), Website

3. Valencia Cathedral

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The Cathedral-Basilica church of the Asuncion of Our Lady of Valencia, popularly called the Seu in Valencian, is the seat of the Archbishop of Valencia and is dedicated by the desire of Jaime I — following the tradition of the 13th century — to the Asuncion of Mary. It was consecrated in 1238 by the first bishop of Valencia after the Reconquista, Fray Andrés de Albalat.

Wikipedia: Catedral de Santa María de Valencia (ES)

4. Museu Faller

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Museu Faller

The current Fallero Museum of Valencia has been installed since 1971 in the former Convent of the Casa Mission de San Vicente 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, as a prison, barracks or warehouse. The Fallero Museum was rehabilitated and restructured in the early nineties of the twentieth century, being reopened in 1995. In 2016 the Fallero Museum was approved as an Official Museum of the Generalitat Valenciana, being again restructured in its museological and museographic approaches. One of the novelties of this restructuring was the opening of the temporary exhibition hall "Josep Alarte", dedicated to anthological exhibitions of the work of Fallas artists.

Wikipedia: Museu Faller de València (CA)

5. L'ETNO - Museu Valencià d'Etnologia

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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.

Wikipedia: Valencian Museum of Ethnology (EN), Website

6. Parc de Capçalera

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Parc de Capçalera

The Parc de Capçalera or Parc de la Capçalera 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 reaches Mislata, and to the south with the neighborhood of Soternes; Throughout the east, it confronts the architectural barrier of Pío Baroja Avenue. It occupies the part of the old riverbed of the Túria River between its turn towards the new bed of Turia, which runs south of Valencia, and the beginning of the Jardí de Túria, at 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.

Wikipedia: Parc de Capçalera (CA)

7. Falla de l'Ajuntament

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The fault of the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Valencia, also referred to as Failure Plaza del Caudillo or Falla del País Valencià, as the name of the square where it is planted has changed, it is the fault that is planted by the City Council of Valencia. Although, voluntarily, there are faults that decide not to participate in the score system of the Fallera Central Board, this is the only one that is always obligatory out of competition. It is considered that the first fault is the planting in 1942, with the sound that the protagonist of the finish, although, as in most faults, there are precedents of faults planted in the 19th century.

Wikipedia: Falla de l'Ajuntament (CA)

8. Parc de Marxalenes

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Marxalenes Park is a public park in Valencia, Spain, located north of the city, in the neighborhood of the same name, which belongs to the district of La Saïdia. Its realization was the result of the long claim of the Marxalenes Neighbourhood Association in this area of the neighbourhood, which qualified as an urbanizing area, was able to recalify as a green area. Its total area is approximately 8 hectares between the streets of San Pancracio, Luis Crumiere, Poeta Fernández Heredia, Reus and Llorente Journalist. It is connected by line 4 of the tram that stops at Marxalenes Station and Reus Station.

Wikipedia: Parque de Marxalenes (ES)

9. Banys de l'Almirall

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Banys de l'Almirall

The Baths of the Admiral is a building in the district of La Xerea, district of the Old City of Valencia near the Palace of the Admiral of Aragon, of Islamic architecture, built in the thirteenth century and used until the twentieth century. The Admiral Bath is a humble bathroom building that serves to know how the daily life of the less favored classes in the city of Valencia worked. Sociability was developed between women and men, sexes that met on different days or times. The bathroom was an exercise in practical hygiene and allows to know the social relationships of each of the times.

Wikipedia: Banys de l'Almirall (CA)

10. Parc Central

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The Valencia Central Park Performance constitutes, as a railway and urban operation, the project of greater importance that currently undertakes the city of Valencia. From the railway point of view, Valencia is part of the network of Spanish cities connected by high speed and, when this action ends, it will have a greater capacity of nearby services. In the urban slope, thanks to the burial underground, a part of the city center will be recovered with a new 244,000 m² park and new public equipment also facilitating the integration of neighborhoods now divided by the railroad.

Wikipedia: Valencia Parque Central (ES)

11. Torre del Micalet

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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).

Wikipedia: Miguelete Tower (EN)

12. Iglesia Parroquial de Cristo Rey

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The church of San Vincent de la Roqueta, today called Christ Rey, is a Catholic temple located in the city of Valencia, Spain. The early church was built on a rock mound where, according to tradition, a martyrium had been built on the tomb of the deacon and martyr Vicente. This saint was martyred in Valencia in the early 4th century, and his remains were hidden and later buried in this place, which at that time was outside the walls of Tardorian Valencia, and next to the ancient Via Augusta that crossed the city. Here the remains of the martyr were venerated for centuries.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Vicente de la Roqueta (ES)

13. Royal Parish of the St Johns

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Royal Parish of the St Johns

The Church of San Juan del Mercado or Church of Santos Juanes 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 historic-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 Gothic style, and was completely reformed during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, which gave it the current baroque appearance. In 1936 it suffered another fire. It is now in the process of being restored.

Wikipedia: Sant Joan del Mercat (CA)

14. Parc d'Orriols

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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 Sant Llorenç. It takes the form of an inverted L. It is located next to the Ciutat de Valencia stadium and near Carrer d'Alfauir. It is served by line 6 of the tram that stops at the Estadi del Llevant station. It is surrounded by Carrer de Santiago Rusiñol to the north, Carrer de la Beata Genoveva Torres to the east, Carrer de Sant Vicent de Paul to the west and Carrer de l'Arquitecte Tolsà to the south.

Wikipedia: Parc Municipal d'Orriols (CA)

15. Antiguo Real Convento de Santo Domingo

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The Convent of Santo Domingo was a convent of the Dominican Order in the city of Valencia, Spain. Construction of the church began on land granted by King James I of Aragon in 1239, but it was subsequently replaced by a larger structure in 1250. The building went through renovations and expansions during different periods in history, hence it is home to Renaissance, Neoclassical, Valencian Gothic and Baroque styles of architecture. It was classified as a Bien de Interés Cultural in 1931, and is now used as a Spanish Army headquarters.

Wikipedia: Convent of Santo Domingo (Valencia) (EN)

16. Reina Sofia Palace of the Arts

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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.

Wikipedia: Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía (EN), Website

17. Alqueria Julià

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The Alquería de Juliá, also called Huerta de Juliá, was located in the orchard of Valencia on the way to Mislata, and is currently located in the urban grid of the city of Valencia (Spain) between the current Avenida del Cid and the old bed of the Turia river, the complex has a façade to the streets Democràcia, Velázquez and Paseo de la Pechina. It is a seventeenth-century agricultural complex built in Mannerist and Baroque styles.

Wikipedia: Alquería de Juliá (ES)

18. Parc de l'Antic Hospital

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Parc de l'Hospital is a municipal garden in Valencia, in the neighbourhood of San Francisco in Ciutat Vella. It occupies an area of just over 22,000 m² and is protected as an Asset of Cultural Interest (BIC) in the complex of the Hospital Vell and the Hermitage of Santa Llúcia, two historic buildings that are integrated into the park. In addition, we can also find the Museu Valencià de la Il·lustració i de la Modernitat (MuVIM).

Wikipedia: Parc de l'Hospital (CA)

19. Complex Esportiu - Cultural Abastos

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The supply market is a building located in the Spanish city of Valencia. It is located in the southeast widening of the city, between the streets Alberique and good order, occupying two apples of the plot. It covers an area of 23,800 m², executing between 1939 and 1948 as a project of the architect Javier Goerlich Lleó, with the impulse of the then mayor of the city, Joaquín Manglano and Cucaló de Montull, Baron de Cárcer.

Wikipedia: Mercado de Abastos de Valencia (ES)

20. Teatre Talia

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Teatre Talia

The Talia Theater in Valencia is located at 31 Calle dels Cavallers in the capital of the Turia. The building, owned by the House of the Workers of Sant Vicent Ferrer, has 100 years of history. By virtue of an agreement, the space has been managed since 1992 by theaters of the Generalitat Valenciana. The room has 243 fixed seats, 62 boxes on the first floor, 48 amphitheater seats and 36 boxes on the second floor.

Wikipedia: Teatre Talia (València) (CA), Website

21. Valencia History Museum

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Valencia History Museum

The History Museum of Valencia (MhV) is a museum located in the city of Valencia whose mission is to know and publicize the historical development of the city. It was inaugurated in 2003 proposing the past of the city in an educational and entertaining way, with innovative proposals of the current museography and combining the use of traditional exhibition resources and new technologies.

Wikipedia: Museu d'història de València (CA), Website

22. Palau del Marqués de Dos Aigües

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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.

Wikipedia: Palace of the Marqués de Dos Aguas (EN)

23. Església del Pilar

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Església del Pilar

The church of El Pilar, or Church of Nuestra Señora del Pilar y San Lorenzo is the church of the old Dominican convent of the same name, and is mainly what remains of it. It is located in the district of Velluters or El Pilar, name given to the old convent. More precisely, it is located between Calle Guillem de Castro, Calle de Maldonado and Plaza del Pilar, in the city of Valencia.

Wikipedia: Església del Pilar (València) (CA)

24. Ermita del Pilar

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Ermita del Pilar

The hermitage of El Pilar is a temple located in the Valencian hamlet of Les Cases de Bàrcena. It is an Asset of Local Relevance 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 retains the well and trough by the road used by the cavalry in the past.

Wikipedia: Ermita del Pilar de les Cases de Bàrcena (CA)

25. Palau dels Boïl d'Arenós

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Palau dels Boïl d'Arenós

The Boïl d'Arenós Palace, also known as the Casa del Señor de Bétera, located at Calle de los Llibrers, 2 in the Xerea district of Valencia's Ciutat Vella, is a building declared of cultural interest, built on a corner plot owned by the Boïl family. It follows the typology of Valencian medieval palaces but refined and revised by later customs and traditions.

Wikipedia: Palau dels Boïl d'Arenós (CA)

26. La Dama Ibèrica

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La Dama Ibèrica Emilio García / CC BY-SA 2.0

Iberian Lady is the name that receives a sculpture from the artist Manolo Valdés inaugurated in 2007 at the intersection of Avenida de las Valencian Cortes with La Safor Street in the Valencian district of Benicalap. The monument is a tribute to the lady of Elche, measures 18 m high and is made up of more than 20,000 small pieces in cobalt blue.

Wikipedia: Dama Ibérica (ES)

27. Col·legi del Patriarca

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Col·legi del Patriarca

The Royal Seminary College of Corpus Christi, also known as the College of the Patriarch, is a seminary founded in 1583 by Juan de Ribera, archbishop and viceroy of Valencia and patriarch of Antioquia, who three years later laid the first stone. It is located in the Plaza del Colegio del Patriarca, in the Xerea district of the city of Valencia.

Wikipedia: Reial Col·legi del Corpus Christi de València (CA)

28. Valencian Institute of Modern Art

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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.

Wikipedia: Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (EN), Website

29. Jardins de la Glorieta

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The Glorieta Gardens, known simply as the Glorieta, are gardens in the city of Valencia, located in the Xerea neighbourhood, in the Ciutat Vella district. It is bounded by the streets of General Tovar, General Palanca, Plaza de la Puerta del Mar to the east and to the south bordered by Plaza de Alfonso el Magnánimo and the Palace of Justice.

Wikipedia: Jardins de la Glorieta (CA)

30. Oceanogràfic of Valencia

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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 forms part of the complex known as the City of Arts and Sciences.

Wikipedia: Oceanogràfic de València (CA)

31. Teatro Rialto

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The Rialto Cine Theater located in the 17th City Hall square number of the city of Valencia (Spain) was built in 1939 at the initiative of the González Galindo family, with the project of the architect Cayetano Borso Di Carminati. The project responds to the rationalist style, although with influences from the Valencian Art Deco.

Wikipedia: Cine Rialto (Valencia) (ES)

32. Fuente Pública

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The Public Fountain popularly known as the Pink Panther, due to its shape and colour, is a monument located at the intersection of Ausiàs March Avenue and Peris i Valero Avenue, south of the city of Valencia. It was designed by the Valencian architect Miquel Navarro and erected in 1984. It commemorates the Túria-Júcar canal.

Wikipedia: Fuente Pública (Valencia) (ES)

33. Ermita de Santa Llúcia

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The Hermitage of Santa Lucía, together with the Viejo Hospital Enclosure, was declared in 1963 National Historic Artistic Monument and in 2007 Cultural Interest, with the Ministerial Annotation number: R-I-51-0012195, and date of annotation 28 of November 1963. It is located in the city of Valencia, in the hospital street.

Wikipedia: Ermita de Santa Lucía (Valencia) (ES), Website

34. Alqueria dels Moros

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The Alquería del Moro, a rural residential building that is located in the municipality of Valencia, in the province of Valencia, on the old road of Burjasot. It is a residential building compendium of the stately and rural architecture of the Valencian garden of the fourteenth, sixteenth and eighteenth centuries.

Wikipedia: Alquería del Moro (ES)

35. Sant Joan de la Creu

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Sant Joan de la Creu

The church of Sant Joan de la Creu was founded after the Christian conquest of the city, and was built on the site of a mosque. It is located in the Xerea neighbourhood, with its façade facing Calle del Poeta Querol and between Vilaragut, Pròcida and Sant Andreu streets in the city of Valencia, Valencia.

Wikipedia: Església de Sant Joan de la Creu (València) (CA)

36. Parc de l'Oest

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Parc de l'Oest

The Parc de l'Oest is a municipal park in Valencia located to the west of the city, between Camí Molí and Avenida de la Diputació, in the Tres Forques neighborhood. It is, according to Mayor Joan Ribó, “one of the most popular and loved parks by the citizens”.

Wikipedia: Parc de l'Oest (València) (CA)

37. Iglesia de las Escuelas Pías

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Iglesia de las Escuelas Pías

The Church of the Pious Schools located on Carniceros Street in Valencia (Spain) was built in the 18th century in Baroque style and constitutes a representative example of the architectural moment that the city of Valencia lives in the last third of the 18th century.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de las Escuelas Pías (Valencia) (ES)

38. Església de Sant Agustí i Santa Caterina

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Església de Sant Agustí i Santa Caterina

The parish church of Santa Catalina and San Agustín, located on 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 Ermite friars of San Agustín settled in Valencia in the century XIII.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de Santa Catalina y San Agustín (ES), Website

39. Palau del marques de campo

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Palau del marques de campo

The Palace of the Marqués de Campo or Berbedel is located in Plaza del Arqueobispo n. 3 in 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.

Wikipedia: Palau del Marqués de Campo (CA)

40. Jaume I

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Jaume I or the Monument to James I is an instance of public art in Valencia, Spain. The monument is topped by an equestrian bronze statue representing James I of Aragon, conqueror of Valencia in 1238 and founder of the Kingdom of Valencia.

Wikipedia: Monument to James I (Valencia) (EN)

41. Teatre Principal de València

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The Teatro Principal de València, meaning Main Theatre of València, is a theatre in Valencia, Spain. It is located in downtown Carrer de les Barques, close from the City Hall, as well as the Northern Station and the adjacent Bullring.

Wikipedia: Teatro Principal de València (EN)

42. El Parotet

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The Parotet is a well-known monument located in the Glorieta de Europa, east of the city of Valencia, near the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències and the Torre de Francia. It gets its name from its resemblance to the dragonfly insect.

Wikipedia: Parotet (ES)

43. Palau de l'Exposició

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Palau de l'Exposició

The Palace of the Exposition is a municipal building in the city of Valencia, located at Calle Galicia núm. 1. It was built in 1908 by the architect Francesc Mora i Berenguer following the Valencian modernist and neo-Gothic styles.

Wikipedia: Palau de l'Exposició (CA)

44. Al Poeta Teodoro Llorente

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Al Poeta Teodoro Llorente Josep Gastaldi i Bo / CC BY-SA 3.0

Teodoro Llorente Olivares was a Spanish poet, translator and writer in Valencian and Castilian language. He is the most important poet of the Valencian Renaixença. He was a lawyer and exercised the profession for a while.

Wikipedia: Teodoro Llorente Olivares (ES)

45. Teatre El Musical

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Teatre El Musical

El Musical Theatre (TEM) is a theatre in the Cabanyal-Canyamelar neighbourhood of Valencia. The original building was built in 1924 and its construction modified by the architect Eduardo de Miguel Arbonés in 2004.

Wikipedia: Teatre El Musical (CA)

46. Jardins d'Aiora

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Jardins d'Aiora

The palace of Ayora and its garden is an architectural complex located in the Ayora district of the city of Valencia (Spain). It was built in the nineteenth century in an eclectic and modernist Valencian style.

Wikipedia: Palacete de Ayora (ES)

47. Convento de Santa Clara

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The convent of Santa Clara de Valencia is located at 119 Pérez Galdós Avenue in the city of Valencia, Spain. It is a cloistered convent founded in 1911 and inhabited by nuns of the Order of the Poor Clares.

Wikipedia: Convento de Santa Clara (Valencia) (ES)

48. Casa Natalicia de San Vicente Ferrer

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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.

Wikipedia: Vincent Ferrer (EN), Website

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