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City of the Arts and Sciences

Av. del Professor Lopez Pinero, 7, 46013 Valencia, Spain
+34 902 10 00 31
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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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Av. del Professor Lopez Pinero, 7, 46013 Valencia, Spain
+34 902 10 00 31
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Reviewed yesterday

I have a science centre in the city I live, but I knew not what science was until I visited this magnificent complex. There is so much to do and see here. Give your self the full day in order to fully appreciate all that...More

Thank Domenica P
Reviewed yesterday

This is a must see area in Valencia, but it is also full of other tourists. It is also worth a visit in the dark, when some parts are illuminated.

Thank ExpTravellerOulu
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed closeby the city of arts and sciences and it was an amazing view from our hotel! The architecture is simply beautiful. A lot of things to do around this place. We even went kajakking On the water for a small fee of €5...More

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did not expect much, just wanted to stroll around. The complex is astonishing. It is impressive how the city dedicated so much space and money to build the complex. Definitely worth the time.

Thank anatolyc
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Oceanogràfic. I thought that the show with dolphins might be slightly more upmarket than this sort of thing was when I was a child in the 1970s. No chance. It was vulgar and crude. Pretty much the same might be said of...More

2  Thank Nachsommer
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the most valuable scientific unit on earth, if you come to Valenica without visit this place you missed the mission.

Thank longdavidafeb
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a very hot day but we enjoyed our walk through the area. The architecture is lovely and refreshing. We went to the Oceanografic, which would be great with kids.

1  Thank CoopyCob
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Like this place go there feels like your are on a different planet! Highly recommendable for anyone!

Thank Niko B
Reviewed 4 days ago

This area was beautiful. Great for picture taking, we visted Oceanografic Aqurium museum which we found was huge, and absolutely educational and fun.

1  Thank killerkatkata26
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I would recommend visiting the City of the Arts and Sciences if in Valencia. There is various things to visit whilst there or just do as we did and admire the massive unique buildings that each have the "Wow" factor. We spend a great couple...More

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Response from pjthants | Reviewed this property |
We visited last Tuesday at about 10:30. No queue whatsoever. We went straight to the ticket desk.
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Response from NathaLie0779 | Reviewed this property |
The hop on hop off bus is a good way of seeing the city and getting around, 17€ for 1 adult 24 hours or 19€ for 48 hours.