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Address: Av del Profesor Lopez Pinero, 7, 46023 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 902 10 00 31
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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DISCOVER THE CIUTAT DE LES ARTS I LES CIÈNCIES. Science, nature and art in...

DISCOVER THE CIUTAT DE LES ARTS I LES CIÈNCIES. Science, nature and art in a complex devoted to scientific and cultural dissemination in Europe, placed in Valencia. The City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia is a unique complex devoted to scientific and cultural dissemination which is made up of five main elements: the Hemisfèric (IMAX cinema and digital projections), the Umbracle (a landscaped vantage point and car park), the Príncipe Felipe Science Museum (an innovative centre of interactive science), the Oceanográfico (the largest aquarium in Europe with over 500 marine species) and the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía (which takes care of the operatic programme). The Ágora gives the complex a multifunctional space.

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Easter 2017

great fun, informative and very chilled. You can come and go all day with your ticket which is great. There was lots of outdoor activities when we were there for the kids to... read more

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really only suitable for kids who want to push knobs and turn handles etc. to get a reaction from the many machines. I wasted an hour there.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great fun, informative and very chilled. You can come and go all day with your ticket which is great. There was lots of outdoor activities when we were there for the kids to enjoy, stand up paddle boarding and water ball, biking through the park. A great family day out, and the architecture of the building is beautiful.

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Javea, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great architecture as many people have commented. The highlight is the Oceanographic. I thought generally the museum of science and territory looked tired and badly in need of an upgrade. Under a previous regime the Catering Manager would have been shot for his performance. Long queues at all cafes and very little choice.

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Thank Smithkei
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place marks the Western begin of Turia park, and consists of a number of different buildings with different functions, all great designs by Santiago Calatrava and Félix Candela (look these guys up on Wikipedia). The first building to be completed was L'Hemisfèric, which houses an IMAX theatre and planetarium, shaped like a giant eye (it can actually open it's... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow - what an experience. Great for families especially the hands-on science activities for children.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful views and amazing structures. Interesting story behind this architect also. Have seen his work in NYC. Great walking day to spend with older children. Mine are teenagers and they absolutely loved it. Lots of walking so come prepared but worthwhile!

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London
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I couldn't believe how large and impressive the whole complex was. There was so much to see and do. I spent almost a day here, but could have spent two days there easily. The aquarium was great. Some of the exhibitions (dinosaur) wasn't translated into English. I wish I had been warned beforehand, especially as the ticket seller knew I... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like taking night photos this has got to be one of the best places. There are so many things to photograph you can spend hours here. They have security on site and it is safe to walk around.

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Craiova, Romania
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice architecture here, on the entire "city of arts and sciences". It's worth to visit it, especially in summer, when the Umbracle is a miracle.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic place to visit, and a genuine "must see". The buildings are absolutely stunning. We spent time in the science exhibitions and had a wonderful time with our children.

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