We propose you the 10 essential places that you can not miss in Valencia


ciudad ciencias

An impressive city that can be enjoyed both inside and out, whether by watching an opera or 3D IMAX film, or visiting the interactive museum or the largest aquarium in Europe.

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Catedral de València
The Cathedral is a beautiful mixture of Romanesque, Baroque and Gothic styles. The Holy Chalice is preserved inside the Cathedral and if you go up the 207 steps of the Miguelete tower you will be able to enjoy a 360º view of the city.
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Lonja Seda
This Valencian Gothic-style civil building was declared a World Heritage Site in 1996 by UNESCO and it is a surprising and essential visit when in Valencia.
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Torres Serranos

Forget about maps and venture into the labyrinthine cobbled streets of this ancient quarter that flourished between the Muslim and Christian walls. Medieval buildings, palaces, frescoes, shops and restaurants you won't be able to resist. 

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Mercado Central
Valencian cuisine has many things to boast about and you can find them all at the Central Market, the biggest market with fresh produce in Europe full of Mediterranean flavours and aromas.
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Atardecer albufera

Nature in its purest form, dreamy sunsets, boat trips and disconnection in capital letters. Like an urban oasis surrounded by rice fields and forest: that is the Albufera Natural Park, the place where paella was invented

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playa el saler Albufera chica paseando

If you like golden sands by the sea.  When you want to bathe in the sun on your towel (always with a good sunscreen) or relax under a parasol with a drink nearby... then your place in the world is the beaches of Valencia. Without doubt the best plan.

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Europe's largest aquarium: 500 marine species represented by a whopping 45,000 specimens from the most important ecosystems of each of the Earth's seas and oceans. A real tribute to marine life, with a dolphinarium and bio-educational displays.
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Marina de Valencia

Enjoy in your own style miles and miles of distinguished beaches with blue flags. Relax by contemplating the sea from one of the many restaurants on the promenade or from the avant-garde Veles e Vents de la Marina building.

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museo Bellas Artes de Valencia

The 34 museums of Valencia are there to suit all tastes. From the second largest art gallery in Spain at the Museo de Bellas Artes, to the IVAM's modern art, including the Museo Nacional de Cerámica, the Fallero, the Centre del Carme or the Bombas Gens art centre.

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jardín del Turia

Tour it by bike or on foot and see the 18 bridges that cross it. A lush 9-kilometer garden that keeps secrets inside: the Gulliver, the Palau de la Música, the City of Arts and Science...

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San Nicolás de Bari
Also known as the Valencian Sistine Chapel, make sure your eyes are wide open to take in the spectacular frescoes on the life of San Nicolás de Bari and San Pedro Mártir.
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Mercado Russafa amigas

Restaurants, leisure, shops and a lot of culture in the heart of Valencia. The shopping area par excellence, with many places to enjoy the gastronomy

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Marqués de Dos Aguas
Discover its spectacular façade sculpted in alabaster and enter the magnificent rooms of the palace where authentic artisanal jewels from the National Museum of Ceramics await you.
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museo de bellas artes exterior
Visit the second largest picture gallery in Spain, with pieces by Sorolla, Goya and Velázquez, as well as a collection of unique medieval reredos. Free entry.
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Bioparc València
A little slice of Africa in Valencia. Here you can learn about the most outstanding animals, vegetation, and landscapes found in the neighbouring continent's habitats: the savannah, the forests of Equatorial Africa and Madagascar, and the wetlands.
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