Top 10 Attractions Of Valencia

Valencia is one of the largest and historic cities in Valencia. You can find pristine beaches, urban gardens, beautiful festivals, Cathedrals, commercial buildings, excellent architecture, zoological gardens, huge traditional European markets etc.

1. Festival of Fire

Address: 7832 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814, United States.

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This festival is added to UNESCO's intangible cultural heritage in 2016. This festival is conducting at Valencia in commemoration of Saint Joseph in every March. You can find gigantic colourful characters on street and lot of fireworks and light shows on the end day.

2. La Tomatina

Address: Plaza del Ayuntamiento, número 19, puerta 10º A, Valencia, Valladolid, Spain.

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This Festival is celebrating at Valencial town of Bunol, Spain annually. The celebration is like throwing tomatoes and conducting tomato fights, purely an entertainment activity. Since 1945, this festival started celebrating. This is the most favourite festival of Spain usually celebrated on the month of August every year.

3. Valencia Cathedral

Address: Plaça de l'Almoina, s/n, 46003 València, Valencia, Spain.

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This is a Roman Catholic Parish Church in Valencia dedicated to Our Lady of Valencia. It was built in 13th century and attracts visitors with amazing Gothic architecture. You can find beautiful 15th century paintings inside the Cathedral and vibrant azure-hued tiles adorn the domes, rose windows etc.

4. Turia Gardens

Address: Carrer del Pintor López, 1, 46003 València, Valencia, Spain.

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Turia Gardens are considered as the largest urban garden in entire Spain. This is a perfect green space for visitors and can enjoy walking, cycling etc. You can find beautiful landscapes, fountains, skateboard parks, sports courts, giant chessboards etc. It also houses good number of restaurnats, cafes and bars.

5. City of Arts and Sciences

Address: Av. del Professor López Piñero, 7, 46013 València, Valencia, Spain.

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This is a cultural complex in Valencia which is dedicated to cultural and scientific exhibitions. This complex consists of 6 different complexes like Umbracle landscaped area, Hemisferic IMAX Cinema, Principe Felipe Science Museum, Reina Sofia opera house, Oceanographic aquarium, Agora concert Space etc.

6. Malvarrosa Beach

Address: Playa de la Malvarrosa (Valencia), Spain.

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This is the most beautiful and populous beach in Valencia. It has long soft-sand stretches and tranquil water and located in between the town of Alboraya and Calle Acequia de la Cadena. You enjoy walking, jogging, roller skating etc from here. There are plenty of bars, restaurants, cafes etc can find along the beach and take a visit to the museum which houses the famous works of famous Valencian writer Vicente Blasco-Ibanez.

7. Bioparc

Address: Av. Pío Baroja, 3, 46015 València, Valencia, Spain.

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This zoo park spreads around 10 hectares where you can find some of the largest collections of African fauna. The park tries to conserve the animals on their natural habitat like savannah, Madagascar, and Equatorial Africa and popular animals you can find here are lions, giraffes, antelopes, rhinoceros etc.

8. National Ceramic Museum

Address: Carrer del Poeta Querol, 2, 46002 València, Valencia, Spain.

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This museum in Valencia is dedicated to ceramics artworks. The museum was a 15th century palace and worth to visit the rococo architecture style. Along with ceramics work you can find textile art, traditional costumes, paintings and furniture from here.

9. La Lonja de la Seda

Address: Carrer de la Llotja, 2, 46001 València, Valencia, Spain.

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This Gothic style civil building is a popular tourist attraction in Valencia. This is a UNESCO world heritage site and these buildings were used for trading silks. This was the financial center of La Lonja. This building dramatically illustrates the power and wealth of one of the great Mediterranean mercantile cities. It has an attractive orange garden also to explore.

10. Mercado Central

Address: Plaça de la Ciutat de Bruges, s/n, 46001 València, Valencia, Spain.

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This is the central market of Valencia. This market place was built in 1928 situated on the opposite of Lonja. The hall consists of 1300 market stalls which sell gifts, souvenirs, and food items. This is a typical old European style market and roofed one and attractive with stained ?glass windows.

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