Historic Center of Valencia

When you see a map of the city of Valencia, it is very easy to recognize the historic center, better known as Barrio del Carmen. And it was that it was initially Roman and Muslim, and then Christian during the Middle Ages, fully walled.

The historic center of Valencia along the north is bordered by the old Turia riverbed, which was diverted to a new and wider riverbed after the great flood in October 1957.

Of the twelve entrance doors that were in the middle of the middle, you can still see the Serranos Towers and the Quart Towers.

The streets of this medieval and Roman city with narrow streets provide shade and shelter from the heat of the torrid Valencian summers. It is easy to get lost in this maze, but don’t worry, we will help you find each of the charms of this city.

You will find restored palaces, elegant shops, charming squares and trendy restaurants, busy bars for tapas and much more. It should be said that the main axis of the Historic Center of Valencia is made up of three seats.

Among its most representative monuments of the Historic Center of Valencia are the Miguelete, the Valencia Cathedral, the Plaza de la Virgen and the Basilica of Valencia, the Serranos and Quart Towers, the Silk Exchange, and the Central Market.

It should also be noted that the Museum of Fine Arts in Valencia is the most important pictorial museum in the Valencian Community, being one of the first in Spain, as well as the Valencian Institute of Modern Art (IVAM), which has The objective is to investigate and disseminate the art of the twentieth century.

You shouldn’t miss at the historic center of Valencia:

  • Serranos Towers
  • Quart Towers
  • Palau de la Generalitat Valenciana
  • Plaza de la Virgen
  • Royal Basilica of Our Lady of the Abandoned
  • Cathedral of Valencia
  • Archaeological Centre of l’Almoina
  • Plaza de la Reina
  • Church of St. Catherine
  • Round Square (Plaza Redonda)
  • Silk Exchange
  • Valencia Central Market 
  • City Hall of Valencia
  • Post Office
  • Palacio del Marqués de Dos Aguas. Gonzalez Marti National Ceramic Museum
  • North Station (train Station)
  • Bullring