"Valencia the city of Santiago Calatrava" Valencia by benidormone

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The City of today

Valencia has undergone a real face lift in the last two decades. The river Turia which flooded Valencia many times has been redirected. Now at that place you find the Turia gardens a parc of 7km long in the heart of the city. Other important improvements like the underground system, the City of Sciences, the IVAM (Valencian Institute of Modern Art), the Palace of Music and the Palace of Congresses etc. Has made Valencia a city that is ready for the future. More destinations in the Comunidad Valenciana :
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The city of Sciences.

When visting Valencia go to the City of Sciences and discover the city of Architect Santiago Calatrava

Historic Valencia

Valencia has more to offer than modern architecture.For those who like to see and to visit historical buildings a whole world is waiting for you.Also very important,if the weather is nice go to the beach;Just take the tram and it brings you there.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:More than history,the future is here!
  • In a nutshell:For an exciting city break or even more!
  • Last visit to Valencia: Oct 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2011 at 9:58 AM

    I hope to visit Valencia soon. Ciao!

  • sue_stone's Profile Photo
    Jan 30, 2006 at 1:23 PM

    Just popped by to get some tips for my trip in a few weeks. Great photos!

  • LanaFromRiga's Profile Photo
    May 6, 2005 at 4:26 AM

    M-m-m paella Valenciana looks so tasty. I hope to taste it when I will be in Valencia. Can't wait this day.

  • B-free's Profile Photo
    Nov 21, 2004 at 12:47 PM

    We had a great time in Valencia...thank you for the help. (ps Paella Valencian doesn't contain fish or mussels - you had the fake one. ;-)))

  • belgianchocolate's Profile Photo
    Oct 18, 2004 at 1:17 PM

    Niet slecht voor een beginner. lol Knappe foto's ook...een echt talent. Of een héééél goeie camera.- en het hotel? welk hotel heb je in gezeten?

  • Henkster's Profile Photo
    Oct 16, 2004 at 1:49 AM

    A great contrast of old and new, looks very interesting!

  • Stephen-KarenConn's Profile Photo
    Aug 31, 2004 at 5:00 AM

    For such an old city I didn't know Valencia had so many modern new buildings. Fascinating tour. Thanks for showing us around.

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Aug 27, 2004 at 6:00 PM

    Wonderful pages on Valencia! Great travelogues. Enjoyed hearing about the Museum, L'Oceanografic,and a good restaurant tip. Excellent shopping tips. Your photographs are super and put an emphasis on architecture, which I love. Thanks ever so much.

  • Imbi's Profile Photo
    Jun 6, 2004 at 7:13 PM

    Now I realised that Velencia is not about the famous football team, it is actually a wonderful place.

  • Beach_dog's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2003 at 3:47 PM

    Great Valencia page William. It's a really nice city to visit. :0)

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