Archive for December, 2008
With a 2008 population of 810,000, Valencia is located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain and Central has the third largest city. Since the nineteenth 13 was one of the major cities of the Mediterranean, and has maintained a strong influence on the destiny of Spain. In fact, the main funders of the famous voyage of Christopher Columbus' were influential merchants of Valencia.
Valencia has done much to consolidate itself as a modern industrial city and important, however, the old city and its surroundings is still characteristic of much larger heritage. Valencia fine Gothic cathedral, with its octagonal bell tower was completed in the 15th century. If you up, climb the 207 steps of the best views in the city of Valencia. Plaza de la Reina is the Old Town Square, and has much historical character. Gothic Lonja de la Seda (Silk Exchange), was built between 1482 and 1548, and is a World Heritage Site and one of the main attractions of Valencia. For another great flavor heritage of Valencia, walk the winding streets of the Barrio del Carmen, and see many old buildings and the experience of this busy day in Valencia.
Today, Valencia is promoted and most visited tourist destination for its modern "City of Arts and Sciences, which was built in the late the old Turia riverbed. After the great flood of Valencia in 1957, the river was on hand, and cultural and architectural complex was later located here, starting construction in 1996. The ultra-modern structure was first to open Hemisfèric, an Imax theater, Planetarium and Laserium. Were an interactive museum science, a walk modernist garden with native plants that also features an art gallery, L'Oceanographic, which is the largest aquarium in oceanographic in Europe and a modern bridge and the main square.
Also of interest are the bridges over the rest of the dry riverbed and the source musical Cordillo Square, a hub of life in Valencia. And be sure to try the national dish of the Spanish paella, which originated in Valencia.
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