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Barrio del Carmen

Address: Valencia, Spain (Sant Francesc)
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Ranked #22 of 139 Attractions in Valencia
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: Dining
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We went to Valencia courtesy of Thomson and it was RUBBISH!!! We left Benidorm at 9am arriving back at 6pm and the hours in between were a drag...The guide, an american was mainly interested in telling us his life story during the whole of the outward trip...except for the time we were stopped at the motroway services for a 'comfort... More

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Malaga, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Barrio del Carmen is an old part of the city and has many narrow streets. The barrio is filled with restaurants and clubs and is known mainly for its night life. This is a place for young people to go to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Must visit for small, quaint bars and restaurants (after 9m though); but also you can walk through earlier in the day to visit.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Very nice part of town with lots of restaurants and nightlife. It is also beautiful during the day. Just walk around and discover the beauty of this downtown district.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This place is as well beautiful like everything in Valencia. it's a party place. Lots of interesting, very interesting graffiti, clubs, restaurants and so on. Nice to walk around.

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

This neighbourhood is part of the historical city center. It is a nice place to walk around and see the architecture.

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Old town area of Valencia. A maze of streets but some of the best bars and restaurants. Be sure to try the bars in Placa Lisboa, San Juan near Tossal and Negrita on Calletrava. All great. See separate reviews on restaurants. Good vibe in the area, worth visiting or staying in the area.

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Looe, United Kingdom
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This is a terrific quarter of old Valencia - with lots of good bars, little restaurants, and good music joints. Start the evening in the Plaza del Carmen, or perhaps San Jaume, with a jug of Agua de Valencia (a Valencia version of sangria - made with cointreau, orate juice and cava).

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

this barrio is my favorite. it is in the old town, between the ancient walls. it is very nice and traditional, you can find very nice restaurants and stores. it is the place where to find something to buy for a gift.. something that is not common and touristic. If you can, try to find an hotel here!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The oldest and nicest part of Valencia. It comes alive around 6pm when Valencians go for a walk. Lots of little bars and restaurants, but be careful with the tourist traps!

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