Are you a big fan of wonderful and jaw dropping places and sights to see and explore? If your answer is yes, then the beautiful and truly amazing Spanish city known as Valencia is especially meant for you.
It is the third largest city in Spain. It is a city with diverse population and very rich ancient cultural heritage. Port of Valencia is the 5th busiest port for container in entire Europe. Tourists from around the world visit this remarkable European city every year.
Sightseeing in Valencia includes historical monuments, cultural buildings, hotels, restaurants, cafes, botanic gardens, Cathedrals, Museums and many more to name of. Here, are top 5 attractions and sights to see in the exotic city of Valencia.
Torres De Serranos
These wonderful and beautiful towers were built at the end of 14th century. Torres De Serranos towers are also considered the Gothic gateway to entire European region. If you want to see and admire the beauty of Valencia and scenic views of River Turia, then these towers are ideally meant for you. You can also see the remains of and old moat at this place as well.
For those who love to explore historical places, this sight is a must see place. Opening hours from Tuesday- Saturday are from 10:00am to 2:00pm and 4:30pm to 8:30 pm. Sundays and other public holidays from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Entry fee is 2 Euros. Entry fee for groups, pensioners, children between 7 to 12 years and students having youth card is only 1 Euro. There is no entrance fee on Sundays.
Museo Nacional De Ceramica Gonzales Marti
If you are a true admirer of old artifacts, then National museum of ceramics Gonzalez Marti is a treat to watch place for you. This exotic museum is located inside a palace that was built in 15th century and was refurbished in 1740. You can easily find carriages from 18th century, paintings, clothing, sculptures, medieval ceramics and a huge collection of royal tiles in this museum. Opening hours of this museum are from Tuesday to Saturday 10:00am to 2:00pm and 4:00am to 8:00pm. Sundays or other public holidays opening timings are from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The museum remains closed on Mondays and few other local holidays. Entry fee is 2.40 Euros. There is no entry fee on Sundays and some other local holidays.
Jardin Botanico De Valencia
This truly wonderful botanical garden was built in 1567. The main purpose of this garden was to study medicinal plants. If you are willing to see different species of plants and trees, then this botanical garden is a must see place for you. You can see various types of plants and trees at this place. Entry fee to this garden is only 1 Euro. Opening hours of this garden are 10:00am to 6:00pm from November – February, 10:00am to 7:00pm in March and October, 10:00am to 8:00pm in April and September and 10:00am to 9:00pm from May- August.
Museo De Bellas Artes San Pio V
San Pio V Museum of Fine Arts is simply the best and also considered one of the outstanding painting archives in the Spain. It has been completely renovated recently. You can see wonderful ancient Valencian paintings from artists such as El Greco, Murillo, Goya, etc. at this art museum. Sculptures from Mariano are also being displayed in this fine arts museum. Opening timings are 10:00am to 8:00pm from Tuesday to Saturday. Mondays are closed and there is no admission fee to this museum. You would definitely love to see this place along with your family.
Iglesia De San Juan Del Hospital
This is one of the oldest churches in the alluring city of Valencia. The land for this church, hospital, convent and cemetery was donated by the King Jamie. Inside the church you can see magnificent Chapels from Santa Barbara as well as some other Chapels, painted murals from the Gothic era. Opening hours are 7:00am to 1:00pm and 5:00pm to 8:00pm from Tuesday-Saturday. Sunday’s opening hours are from 11:00am to 9:00pm.
In conclusion, we can say that the adorable city of Valencia is a packed with wonderful attractions and sightseeing. This city has something to offer to every visitor as well.