The Metropolitan Cathedral–Basilica of the Assumption of Our Lady of Valencia, alternatively known as Saint Mary's Cathedral or Valencia Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic parish church in Valencia.
Historical place. You can’t come to Valencia and not visit the Cathedral+Basilica. Every Thursdays you can see the historical “tribunal de les aigües”, they are judges deciding about water.
It's the place where it all started. In 138 B.C. Valencia was founded here. Where is the Cathedral was the Vesta Goddess Temple, few steps aside the Roman forum, an all around developed the Roman city of Valencia. Rests of its origins are still visible in the archeological museum and from the…
In the historic center of Valencia, the cathedral is one of the monuments that you can not miss.
“A fantastic building hosting an array of stalls - ham, butchers, fruit and veg, fish, etc. etc. This is a must-see in Valencia!”
“This is a good place where to go with children and walk around the new buildings in Valencia, a long the old river Turia. ”
“The Lonja is an emblematic building of the city and one of the most famous civil gothic monuments in Europe. It was declared a National Historic and Artistic Monument in July1931 and was made a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in December 1996.”
“Plaza de Toros de Valencia is a bullring in València. It was built between 1850 and 1859 in the neoclassical style, inspired by civil Roman architecture such as the Colosseum in Rome or the Arena of Nîmes. It was built by the Valencian architect Sebastián Monleón Estellés.”
“It is an important landmark and one of the best preserved monuments of Valencia. Of the ancient city wall, which was pulled down in 1865 on the orders of the provincial governor Cirilio Amorós, only the Serrans Towers, the 15th century Quart Towers, and some other archaeological remains and ruins, such as those of the Jewish Gate (Puerta de los Judíos), have survived. The Torres de Serrans were built in the 14th century, 1392, by Pere Balaguer. It was the main entrance to the city and it was originally built with a defensive function. From 1586 until 1887 the towers were used as a prison for nobles. Las Torres de Serranos o Puerta de Serranos son una de las dos puertas fortificadas de la muralla medieval de Valencia (España) que aún permanecen en pie. El conjunto está formado por dos torres poligonales unidas por un cuerpo central donde se abre la puerta propiamente dicha, con forma de arco de medio punto. Es Bien de Interés Cultural desde 1931”