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Puente de Calatrava

Antiguo Cauce del Rio Turia, 46023 Valencia, Spain
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Ranked #37 of 139 Attractions in Valencia
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The Puente de Calatrava is a bridge that Santiago Calatrava built. However the photo displayed here is not the bridge that Calatrava designed. The address is Calle de la Justicia. I stayed in the Hotel Westin Valencia and crossed the bridge every day.

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Tyumen, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It was a strong impression from the city of Valencia. It was very informative and exciting. There was a sense of the future. Calatrava is my favorite architect. He made a new Valencia.

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Aalst, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

After seeing the Guillemins train station in Liège, I looked forward to explore " the world of Calatrava " and I found it in Valencia. My mouth felt open when I arrived at the spot: OVERWELMING!

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Fortaleza, CE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This bridge is part of the city of arts complex. It is a fine example of modern architecture. It is a good photo opportunity as well.

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Gracefully,slender,white,a little more beautiful than many other but all in all it's just another bridge.Anyway,it worth to get there as long as it's a good place to take beautiful photos of City of Arts and Sciences.

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Madrid, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The architecture is really nice but is really damaged by time and lack of maintenance, forget about those nice pics you saw in the internet, if they are recent, they were probably taken by night. And about the content, well fairly empty places, not much to do. If you are in Valencia, go to the beach, city center, eat paella,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The Assut de l'Or bridge is a great place to take photos of the City of Arts and Sciences and is one of Calatrava's futuristic additions to Valencia. If you come here in late January/February 2014, they are supposed to be filming Tomorrowland starring George Clooney, so who knows who you might meet! It's well worth looking at all of... More

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We did not have a lot of time on hand to visit the City of Arts and Sciences complex and check out the Assut de l'Or Bridge bridge in detail. The Puente de Calatrava and the area around is the best place to take pictures. The area around is very different from the rest of the city as far as... More

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Valencia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

And really that is about it. It is a great place to take a few photos. I was actually cycling along here one day and the bridge was barricaded off. So I whiz zed past the policia local and was the first member of the public to cross it. Whoopee, one up to the Brits. When I got to the... More

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Valencia, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

Look, it's just a bridge by an adored architect....Could the city really afford the expense that was required for this and the city of arts and sciences?

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