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Exclusive Visit of the City of Arts & Sciences

"As the site is close to the sea, and València is so dry, I decided to make water a major element for the whole site using it as a mirror for the architecture."
Santiago Calatrava.

The awe-inspiring avant-garde architecture of the City of Arts and Sciences in València is a work of art in itself.

During this exclusive visit, you will discover usually inaccessible spots of this magical place. Go from the Prince Felipe Museum of Sciences via the Umbracle gardens up to the Hemispheric which contains a 360º cinema auditorium built to look like an eye before finishing the visit at the Reina Sofia Palace of the Arts.

Cititravel DMC as a special treat, can arrange an opera singing performance accompanied by piano whilst you visit.


The City of Arts and Sciences is made up of several iconic buildings:

Europe's biggest aquarium. With seven different marine environments, almost 45,000 specimens of 500 different species can be seen, such as dolphins, belugas, walruses, sea lions, seals, penguins and sharks.

The Hemisfèric
digital 3D cinema, with a huge 900 metre concave screen, which almost envelops spectators. Several films are screened daily, mainly educational documentaries of no more than 45 minutes which are suitable for all audiences.

Príncipe Felipe Science Museum
With the philosophy "Not touching is prohibited" you can imagine what kind of museum this is. The Príncipe Felipe Science Museum offers different interactive exhibitions about science and technology.

Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía. Opera house.
From October to November, its programme includes operas, concerts, zarzuela and ballet. When not being used for performances, you can visit the building and use for events.

The Umbracle
Open-access garden covering more than 17,000m² where you can stroll around and take in the typical Mediterranean plants and contemporary sculptures.

The Ágora
A versatile venue hosting a wide variety of events. It is not usually open to the general public.

The Assut D’or Bridge
Assut D’or Bridge crosses the former riverbed of the River Turia, between the Science Museum and the Ágora. There are several lanes for traffic in both directions and there is a pedestrian bridge in the centre connecting the two banks of the Turia Gardens.