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City of the Arts and Sciences

Address: 46013 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: 902 100 031
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Ranked #19 of 123 Activities in Valencia
Type: Art Museums, Science Museums, Theaters, Museums, Theater & Concerts, Nature & Parks, Zoos & Aquariums
Owner description: Come to the city where birds swim under water. And you take a step...
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Type: Art Museums, Science Museums, Theaters, Museums, Theater & Concerts, Nature & Parks, Zoos & Aquariums
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner description: Come to the city where birds swim under water. And you take a step and advance 10,000 years. It’s a city where you never grow and you always learn. And you can cross the Atlantic surrounded by sharks. In my city you can almost reach out and touch the stars. And you can go a walk under the sea. And find yourself in a wood. And dance with dolphins. Yes, this city exists.
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

To be given the opportunity to be shown such wonderful modern buildings as the 'City of Arts and Sciences' was breathtaking. It is an ensemble of six areas in the dry river bed of the now diverted River Turia and a must for tourists from everywhere.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

You can buy the tickets online and have a 10% discount. The Oceanografic is awesome, from dolphins to sharks, from stingrays to my beloved penguins you'll have a lot to see! The Museo del las Ciencas is nice and interactive but it's more suited for children. The Hemisferic is kinda like a mix between a planetarium and a very cool... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Impressive creations. For me the buildings are more like monuments and in many ways unpractical for full scale use for cultural or entertaining purposes. It is also sad to see, that after so short living period, the monumental buildings already need huge reconstruction work. For a tourist the area is a delightful place to visit, but for the local community... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

you would have to like architecture to really appreciate this place, the designs of all the buildings are very interesting, but a little futurstic for most peoples taste, really cool!!

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Fantastic place to visit, buildings and surrounding area very photogenic and will take your breath away - if you are not careful you can spend all day taking photos. The science museum is good fun and a great building. the IMAX is worth a visit, but check when the films are on and book when you first get there. The... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My trip to the city of arts and sciences was incredible! I got to pet a dolphin, and I saw a ton of really cool fish in the aquarium. I really enjoyed the other parts of the museums. the architecture is also beautiful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

When we saw this magnificent complex on the T.V.show, my husband and I rearranged our trip to go to Valencia and visit City of the Arts and Sciences. What a great trip! Would like to go back again. This complex has 6 individual impressive buildings located at the end of Jardín del Turia park. El Palau de les Arts Reina... More 

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Jessheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

If you in Valencia, you must visit this center. Architecture at its best, nice area for walking and relax.

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Bispham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

As some-one not overly scientific, I wasn't really bothered about visiting but am really glad that I did! The walk through the Turia Gardens was lovely and the first sight of the buildings was amazing. We had purchased a combined ticket online from the tourist centre before leaving home. Once we got in there we booked the time to go... More 

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Trier, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Just magnificent to see. Most fantastic and should not be missed when you travel to Valencia. Even me as " non normal tourist attraction fan" was fully impressed. Thanks to the city of Valencia for this art.

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