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Address: Av del Profesor Lopez Pinero, 7, 46013 Valencia, Spain
Phone Number: 34961974686
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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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Architecture design is beautiful

Tips: you can buy one single for the science museum and oceanografic and other sites in the science museum to avoid queuing on every site you want to visit. And for students do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Granada, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tips: you can buy one single for the science museum and oceanografic and other sites in the science museum to avoid queuing on every site you want to visit. And for students do bring your student card, they offer interesting student price. For art and design enthusiast this place will please your eyes.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing arhitecture... the buildings are like in Science Fiction movies... you can spend a lot of time there without getting bored. The Oceanografic is in the same place, and it's absolutely lovely to see the dolphins show and the big aquariums. The water is so clean and they have some big baloons or canoe to enjoy on water. Loved this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice aquariums and dolphin show! There are a lot of fish and other species to sea (pun intended). The only thing I really hate is that the show and the "behind the scenes" film is only in spanish. No subtitles, no English/French dubbing or whatever... Most of the desciptions near the aquaria happily are in English too. Most of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This whole building is amazing to look at. Accessible easily by bus on route 35 and only 1.50 euro each. Stunning visibly, and check out the astronomy sculptures at one end. They are so clever!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

With this setting, building, architecture, the museum was set up to make a big splash in the science and arts field. What a disappointment... Almost all exhibits are in Spanish (Castillan y Catalan). This prevent anyone not fluent in Spanish to miss most of the museum. Really a subpar museum on Science. Have low expectation and let's hope that this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the best museums I have ever visit. It is very interactive and it's necessary to read the story next to each specimen otherwise your experience won't be the same. Museum cover all modern science and you can find out much about people, biology and other interesting things. Must see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A must go place in Valencia! Excellent and interesting place - and never crowded; you never Get that feeling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Didn't go inside any of the buildings but the area and the buildings is stunning. One building in particular is like coming across the starship "Enterprise". Remarkable architecture and just adds to the great inner park system that used to be the Turia river.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning modern architecture, really quite amazing buildings, but overall the area seemed a bit lacking in atmosphere. We didn't go in to the museum but walked all around and discovered along the top of the car park there is a really pretty garden area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Extraordinary concentration of futurist architecture of Calatrava. From a distance they look like UFO landed in the city but seen up close are absolutely beautiful and fascinating! Absolutely to take the combined ticket for all the attractions. It takes at least a full day to see everything carefully! @ gargio76

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