El Micalet

El Micalet or Miguelete Tower, Valencia

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One of the most striking buildings in the center of Valencia is El Miguelette. The Miguelete Tower is the bell tower of the Valencia Cathedral. This octagonal bell tower of the cathedral, with a height of over 50 meters and more than 200 steps, is one of the most popular sights in Valencia. When you see the view, you will understand why!

The tower dates from the 14th century and is built in Gothic style. Climb a spiral staircase of 207 steps for a magnificent view of the beautiful city of Valencia. It’s a nice walk up, but believe us, once at the top it’s well worth the effort.

From the tower you have a phenomenal 360 degree view of Valencia. From the tower you can see Plaza de la Reina and Plaza de la Virgin, which is behind the tower. You will also see Mercado Central, the Torres de Serranos, Ciudad de las Artes y Ciencias, the port and the beach of Valencia.

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Mercado Central de Valencia

Mercado Central or Mercat Central

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A visit to Valencia is not complete without entering a market. The most famous and tastiest place in the city is the Mercado Central. Located in the historic center of Valencia, this beautiful market hall is a gigantic building in a modernist style. All fresh products come directly from the irrigated horticultural regions of Valencia. Once inside, pay attention to the ceiling and round windows.

In the Mercado Central you have stalls full of cured hams, Spanish delicacies and local products. It’s a nice place for a drink or dinner. So don’t hesitate and stroll through Mercado Central, where all your senses will be satisfied!

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