Top 5 must-see ancient sights in Valencia, Spain

Barrio del Carme.

As the travel guidebook author puts it: Valencia is a city of contrasts. Magnificent old city center where tourists can explore majestic buildings and ancient shops and bars. Take a ten minute walk outside the old town, and discover the ultra modern City of Arts and Sciences that takes the breath away even from a bored traveler. Here are five top sights in the historical city center of Valencia in Spain.

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Fallas is a massive fiesta of spring in Valencia, Spain

Who knew that a fiesta can be so valuable that it deserves a Unesco World Heritage nomination, but that’s what the Fallas fiesta in Valencia, Spain has achieved. The carnival, held annually from end of February to mid-March, is a massive (even in fiesta-crazy Spain) celebration of spring. Here is what goes on during the festivities.

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