Weekend in Valencia

 

The beautiful city of Valencia deserves to be visited in peace and quiet. However, if you only have a couple of days, there are things that you should never miss.

The architectural wonders of Valencia in particular to the Plaza del Mercado, are some of the most beautiful medieval buildings, such as the Lany. You must also visit the Silk Exchange, which financed the voyage of Columbus, the Church of Jantos Juanes, the elements Renaissance and Baroque, and the Cantral Mercado, which is one of the oldest food markets in Europe.

You can experience the Valencian spirit in the Plaza Redonda, the ideal place to do some shopping, and then continue into the magnificent Gothic cathedral, consecrated in 1280. After admiring the building, take the challenge and climb the tower Miguelete, where you can enjoy a magnificent view of Valencia.

In the afternoon, take a leap forward in time to visit the modern part of Valencia. From the impressive Plaza de Toros, which was built around 1860 in neoclassical style in the form of a Roman amphitheater. Near the square is the old train station, built in the twenties, in the style of the century.

The pottery is one of the most typical handicrafts of Valencia. You will discover all the secrets by visiting the Museum of Ceramics, which is located at internal Palacio de Marqués de Dos Aguas.

Central Valencia

This is a luxurious palace of the 15th century which was changed over time according to the fashion rococo. It is neo-classical and has several oriental decorations. Beautiful Baroque doors alone are worth the walk.

The next day, visit the museums dedicated to science and the sea. This is the Prince Felipe Science Museum, an interactive center where you may touch the wonders of science.

The nearby Hemisfèric combine grandeur to the immersive 3D technology, while the Oceanographic, a wonderful aquarium which houses sharks, dolphins, walruses, sea horses, as well as hundreds of different habitats.

 

 

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