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Plaza Ayuntamiento

Plaza del Ayuntamiento, Valencia, Spain (Sant Francesc)
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Government Buildings
Owner description: The palatial Ayuntamiento (Town Hall) of Valencia dominates the square, and its bells chime out the hours. Surrounding the plaza are other buildings... more » Owner description: The palatial Ayuntamiento (Town Hall) of Valencia dominates the square, and its bells chime out the hours. Surrounding the plaza are other buildings from the city's golden age, such as the Correos (the main post office). In the center of the plaza, a fountain is surrounded by flower stalls with all the colors, sizes, varieties imagineable. This is a good starting point from which to visit Valencia's old quarter or today's most fashionable shops. « less
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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Downtown Valencia is really the Plaza del Ayuntamiento, where one can see the imposing City Hall, which one can enter. Part of it is a museum that is free and should be seen. The plaza also has a beautiful and big fountain that is quite impressive. There are many hotel and many restaurants where one can eat. The Post Office... More

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Bury st. edmunds
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138 reviews 138 reviews
53 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Plaza Ayuntamiento is a open plaza in the heart of Valencia and a great place to take photos of the grand Ayuntamiento itself and to visit the Correo.

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Valencia, Spain
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154 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Almost opposite the Estacion du Norte this enormous plaza is the heart of the city. From here you can walk to the cathedral, the Lonja, the Rotunda, the central market and a host ancient churches, cafes and restaurants. The bullring is a couple of minutes away, the main shopping drag about five. The main building is the town hall, a... More

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We went here looking for the tourist info centre and were pleasantly surprised! On a good weather day take the camera for some great shots of some of Valencia's best buildings from a variety of styles.

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Lviv
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

a nice central city square; being central, it is less cosy, more showy. you will walk through it on your way to / from North Train Station, which is really worth a visit

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Serramazzoni, Italy
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If you want to visit Valencia, this is the place where to start. Situated in the center, this square is a must-see for everyone because there you can see great example of valencian architecture like the city hall. Also the fountain in the middle is nice. Quiet during the day, by night it becomes active and full of people. Lots... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We came here for the tourist office in order to buy tickets for the aquarium. It's a very lovely spot and we had to spend some time here taking photos.

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We spent 3 days in Valencia. The first plaza that we stepped foot on was Plaza Ayuntamiento. It was a nice elegant place to visit, surrounded by historic architecture. The 2 places you must take photos are the city hall and the post office. In the plaza there are a few modern sculptures and a working splashing fountain. I appreciate... More

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Busy square with stunning architecture.It is were all the tourist buses start their trips around Valencia.There are a lot of hotels and restaurants and bars around this area and plenty to go and visit in a short distance from the square.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

very interesting and with many touristc views, it is a good plsce to visit and to take nice pictures.

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