Valencia is home to many beautiful museums and other monuments. The city is full of culture and things to do and explore. When you have some time off after your classes, you might want to explore more if the city and its famous sights. Here we will show you some of Valencia most beautiful places to visit that are not that expensive.
- Museo Taurino
In this museum, you will get the chance to discover the history of bullfighting and what it means to the Spanish culture. It has a big collection of objects from famous bullfights from the 19th century until modern time. Also, you will also get the chance to enter into the actual platform of the ring. The museum is open every Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 18:00 and Sunday and Monday from 10:00 to 14:00.
Every week day from 8:00 until 15:00, The Town Hall of Valencia opens its doors. There are many things to see in this magnificent building located right at the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. You can visit the historical museum, the balcony, the salon and the conference hall. You can visit the museum for free and you do not have to reserve beforehand.
- Museo Fallero de Valencia
The Museo Fallero is located in the district of Monteolivete and is home to the collection of ninots pardultats de las Fallas, which represent both figures of the large and the small fallas. These ninots pardons are saved from burning by popular vote which is being held during the Ninot Exhibition every year. The chosen ninots become part of the museum and are exhibited so that citizens and visitors can see them. Besides all the ninots you can admire, you can also see some pictures and other objects which give you a good impression of how it is to celebrate Fallas.
The museum is open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 19:00 and costs 2 Euros. On Sundays and public holidays, you can visit the museum from 10:00 to 14:00 and the entrance is for free.
- Jardín Botánico
The Botanic Garden of Valencia has a collection of more than three thousand different species of plants and trees coming from five different continents around the globe. The garden is owned by the University of Valencia.
The entrance for the garden is two Euros and the opening times of the Botanic Garden differ per season and it is closed on particular public holidays.
Located on the Plaza de la Reina, The Miguelete is towering over the city. The Miguelete is the bell tower which is part of the Cathedral of Valencia. With 70 meters high, and 207 steps to climb, it is one of the most visited monuments in the city. Once you climbed to the top of the tower, you will get a magnificent view over the city.
The tower is open to visit every day from 10:00 to 19:00 and will only cost you 2 euros. From the 1st of November until the 19th of March, the tower will be closed on Sundays.
- Lonja de la seda
La Lonja was a building where silk was traded between the 14th and 18th century. It is seen as one of the architectural masterpieces of the Valencian golden century. Today, the building still looks the same as it did 500 years ago.
La Lonja is open to visit from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 19:00 and on Sundays en public holidays from 10:00 to 14:00 and costs 2 euros.