Valencia, or València, is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, with around 809,000 inhabitants in the administrative centre alone.
Beautiful Valencia, Spain
Valencia is the 3rd
biggest city in Spain - Valencia, old town, cathedrals, streets,
Valencia is the third largest city in Spain after
Madrid and Barcelona. Valencia is situated on the banks of the Turia
river, on the eastern coast of the Iberian peninsula and the western
part of the Mediterranean Sea, fronting the Gulf of Valencia.
The most important places to visit in Valencia are: Cathedral of
Valencia (if seen from the top the Latin cross shape of cathedral
can be seen. Holy Grail can be seen in one of the cathedral's
chapels), Bioparc (it is not another zoo! Make sure you have enough
free space on your flash-card), Museum of Science (if you short in
time or if you visited something similar in Germany or France you
might skip this option, but if you have 1 day, you can buy a
combined ticket to visit this museum too), Oceanografic (worth
visiting, the best part is dolphin show. Normally overcrowded, so
reserving tickets online might be a good idea), Central market and
many more. This video offers a lot of tips to help you plan the
perfect vacation. If you want to save time and money, the most
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Biopark. Valencia. Spain
Bioparc Valencia is a zoological park of a new
generation, created employing the concept of zoo-immersion:
immersing the visitor completely in wild habitats.
Valencia is also dedicated to conservation of animals, to education
and to awareness of the necessity of preserving natural ecosystems.
It participates in many captive breeding programs for species in
danger of extinction, and at the same time it offers a rich
But beyond its educational and
conservational role, Bioparc Valencia is also a magical world.
Offering exciting experiences around every bend, during every
minute of the visit. It is an adventure in discovering wild animals
and their habitats.
Zoo-immersion is a
philosophy and design technique that endeavors to immerse the
visitor in a faithful re-creation of natural habitats. The animals,
the vegetation and the landscape form a setting that invites the
visitors to discover the complexity of the natural ecosystems
The barriers are hidden, giving a sense of
continuity between the enclosures in which the animals live and the
space that the public occupies.