Let an architect take you around the city to show you why Valencia excels in the world of contemporary architecture. Thanks to the construction of several buildings and bridges designed by architects of renowned prestige, Valencia has put itself on the map as a city worthy of a visit only for this reason. This guided tour allows you to know all the contemporary buildings in the city of Valencia. If you are passionate about contemporary architecture, you can not miss this unique experience by Valencia Guías.
Tour around Valencia's most avant-garde builidngs
Some of them:
· Congress Center designed by Norman Foster · IVAM (Valencian Institute of Modern Art, where the expansion project is explained as designed by the Japanese SAANA team, Pritzker prize in 2010) · Music Hall (Palau de la Música) designed by García Paredes · City of Arts and Sciences of Calatrava, a complex of building including the Opera House (Palau de les Arts), L’Hemisferic, Prince Felipe Science Museum, L’Umbracle and the Agora · Veles and Vent designed by David Chipperfield · Works of the New Mestalla soccer stadium designed by RFA (Reid Fenwick and Associates)
This tour of contemporary Valencia offers a fascinating visit to the most emblematic and representative buildings in the city..
The guided visit shows the exterior part of the buildings. This tour can be done with professional architects as guides.
This visit can be conducted by architects (subject to availability).
Valencia: city of bridges
The tour not only includes buildings but also the different bridges that have contributed to create the image of Valencia as a city of reference for contemporary architecture.
Although the river Turia was diverted in the 60’s of the last century, its riverbed remains a barrier to traffic and the reason for the construction of many new bridges. Currently there are 16 bridges in the city. The most emblematic are:
· ExhibitionBridge and Station of Alameda by Santiago Calatrava · Flowers Bridge by Santiago Calatrava · Golden Dam Bridge of by Santiago Calatrava · 9th of October Bridge by Santiago Calatrava
GUIDED TOUR THROUGH CONTEMPORARY VALENCIA
THE PERFECT EXPERIENCE FOR LOVERS OF CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE