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Top Instagrammable Places in Valencia for the Most Stunning Photos

Instagrammable Places in Valencia

If you are interested in Spanish culture and architecture, you will fall in love with the city of Valencia in Spain. It is one of the most beautiful cities in the country and Europe and offers several stunning locations for tourists to explore.

It is a port city located in the southeastern part of Spain. There are many places to sightsee and activities to enjoy with friends and family in Valencia. From learning about historic buildings to exploring beautiful beaches, you will want to capture and share all these moments with your followers on Instagram.

To help you get the best shots for your feed and impress your followers with your travels, we have listed some of the best locations in the city for you. You will also learn about fun details as well as tips regarding how to take the best shot at each location.

Here Are Some of the Most Breathtaking Spots in Valencia

1. City of Arts and Sciences

The City of Arts and Sciences is a type of avant-garde art complex that showcases a variety of art and building structures. Felix Candela and Santiago Calatrava’s work, which was inaugurated to the public in 1998, remains to be the biggest attraction in the area. It is a massive and truly impressive piece of art that leaves onlookers speechless.

Other essential buildings you must check out for photos are the Science Museum, the Umbracle, the Palace of the Arts, the Oceanographic, L’Hemisferic, and the Agora. You can take pictures in front of these grand structures and take still shots of the buildings on their own.

The best time for photographs at The City of Arts and Sciences is around sunset since the lighting makes the structures look even more beautiful.

 

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2. The Lonja

The Lonja de la Seda de Valencia has been stated as a World Heritage Site, and you will realize why as soon as you set your eyes on it. With magnificent Valencian Civil Gothic architecture, it is one of the most impressive Instagrammable places in Valencia.

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The building was established sometime between 1482 and 1548, as the city was a wealthy silk-producing center at that time. The most stunning room in the building is the Columnary Hall which is 17 meters high and has 24 columns.

Other Instagrammable spots in Lonja are the Consulado del Mar and the Patio de Los Naranjos.

 

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3. Central Market

If you are overwhelmed by the variety of places to visit in Valencia and want to simply enjoy the vibe of the city, you should check out Central Market. The Central Market in Valencia took 18 years to build and hosts more than 300 stalls in a beautiful glass and metal building.

You can capture the modern bustling city life of Valencia for your Instagram feed or share pictures of local produce on Instagram stories.

You will be able to find sausages, fruits, vegetables, seafood, meat, and all kinds of items in this market. It is considered as one of the best markets in Europe due to its size and quality of products.

4. The Church of San Nicolas

If you are looking to visit some historical and religious sites in Valencia, you must visit the Church of San Nicolas and San Pedro Martir.

The church was built in the 15th century and had Valencian Gothic architecture. In the 17th century, its interior was decorated in the Baroque style, and it was reformed last in 2016 by Gianluigi Colalucci.

If you are a fan of exquisite architecture, you will love taking pictures of the incredible fresco paintings that cover the interior walls and ceiling.

5. The Torres de Serranos

Valencia is also home to the majestic Torres de Serranos, one of the two gates in the city preserved from medieval times when a wall surrounded Valencia. The door is believed to have been built in the mid-15th century and has a Gothic structure that is well preserved to this day.

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You can climb to the top of the gate to get a good view of the surrounding areas and take pictures for your Instagram.

You can also enjoy La Crida, an event welcoming the Fallas Festival that takes place on the last Sunday of February from the Torres de Serranos and goes through the Mayor de Valènica Fallera.

6. Palace del Marqués de Dos Aguas

If you are visiting Valencia for the first time, you must visit Palace del Marqués de Dos Aguas to take stunning pictures of the architecture and art at the location.

Everything about the building is magnificent, and you will find yourself admiring the simplest things due to how intricately they are made.

This building is also the National Museum of Ceramics which is why you might find taking pictures at these locations quite fun.

7. Town Hall Square

The Town Hall Square in Valencia is surrounded by massive historic buildings such as the Post Office building and has a gigantic circular fountain that lights up after sunset.

There is also a landscaped green space at the Town Hall Square, which is quite symbolic to the people of Valencia.

If you are looking to capture the bustling cityscape of Town Hall Square, it is best to check out the view from the terrace of the Ateneo Mercantil building.

8. Redonda Square

If you are visiting Valencia with your significant other, you should go on a walk with them to Redonda Square. Redonda Square was previously known as Plaza del Clot and is recognized by its four entrances and round shape.

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Redonda Square is busy with local shops surrounding it, and you can enjoy a wonderful horchata with delicious fartons at the iconic Horchateria Santa Catalina.

9. Escipión of Bioparc

If you want to capture some modern Valencian architecture and art, you should check out the Escipión of Bioparc. Escipión of Bioparc is one of Valencia’s newest icons and was inaugurated not too long ago.

This massive elephant is at the entrance of the animal park Bioparc which is another exciting place to visit with friends or children.

 

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10. Portsaplaya

Valencia also has an area that is fondly called ‘Little Venice’. It hosts a number of boats and colorful houses, which can serve as an impressive backdrop for your Instagram photos.

It is a stunning location where you can enjoy with your friends and take memorable pictures together.

Summary

The places mentioned in this list can be visited by any influencer or blogger if they want to engage their audience with attractive photos from their travels.

Aside from the sites mentioned above, you can visit many other spots in Valencia to experience the culture and friendliness of the people.

If you only have limited time to spend in Valencia, we recommend checking out the Town Hall Square, the City of Arts and Sciences, The Lonja, and The Church of San Nicolas.

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