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Cultural tourism in Valencia
The splendid history of Valencia has left notable tracks, tracks that merge with new futuristic constructions. This mixture of past, present and future offers many interesting things of what to see in Valencia.
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Places to see in Valencia
There are many places to visit in Valencia, but the best thing to do in this beautiful city is to look at it, admire it and enjoy it … walk it.
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Map of places to see in Valencia
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Cultural events in Valencia
Among the things to do in Valencia are the numerous cultural events that are scheduled throughout the year.
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Gastronomy of Valencia
Valencia is a point of reference for Mediterranean gastronomy, in addition to its well-known rice has much, much more to offer.
|Starters||Paella valenciana, russels sprouts roasted and stuffed with peanuts, bajoque, rice with beans and turnips, rice “a banda” and paella with beans, artichokes and rabbit.|
|Meats||Veal chop charcoal grilled, spring lamb, lamb cutless with alioli, stewed pork ribs with artichoke and “rusbi” (meat roast in the oven).|
|Fish||Balls of cod, all-i-pebre a l’ast (broiled eel fire and inserted into branches of ash), clams, mussels, grilled “clochinas” and “tellinas” (different kinds of tiny clams).|
|Desserts||Cachap (flaky sweet filling of a special cream), Monjàvines (a sweet dough cooked in the oven), coca fina, coca cristina, coca boba, nougat rolls, “turrón de gato”, pumpkin donuts and the ice-cream “biscuit glacé“.|
|Wines||White wines from Alto Turia and Serranía, red wines from Requena, Utiel and Campo de Liria.|
|Other products||Typical Valencian crafts|
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A few touches on the history of Valencia
|137 a.d.C.||Valencia was founded by the Roman consul Decimus Junius Brutus settlement for regular soldiers|
|75 a.d.C.||During the war between Pompey and Sertorius the city was destroyed.|
|554||Valencia is invaded by the Byzantines.|
|625||The Byzantines were expelled from the city of Valencia.|
|711||Muslim invasion of Valencia that after some clashes the city covenants an advantageous capitulation.|
|766||Abd ar-Raman (first emir of Córdoba) comes to Valencia to restore order and suppress the Abbasid revolt deposed.|
|1094||“El Cid” takes the city of Valencia being named “prince of Valencia”.|
|1099||“El Cid” died in Valencia on July 10, 1099.|
|1101||Valencia falls into the hands of the Almoravids.|
|1238||Jaime I of Aragon conquered Valencia.|
|1415||King Alfonso the Magnanimous travels to Valencia to marry Maria de Castilla in the cathedral of Valencia on June 12, 1415.|
|1502||The University of Valencia was founded under the name of General Studies|
|1707||The charters of Valencia were repealed as punishment for supporting the Archduke Charles of Austria during the War of Succession.|
|1812||During the Napoleonic invasion José I moved the court to Valencia from Madrid.|
|1939||Valencia stands by the Republic until March 30, 1939, when the city is undertaken by Franco’s troops.|
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