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Principe Felipe Science Museum

Principe Felipe Science Museum

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Valencia: Oceanogràfic Entry Ticket

1. Valencia: Oceanogràfic Entry Ticket

Located in the City of Arts and Sciences complex, Oceanogràfic features species from many of the world's key marine ecosystems. Immerse yourself in this unique marine world and travel through the longest underwater tunnel in Europe, visit a family of beluga whales, and come face to face with sharks. Built on 2 levels, the upper floors feature outdoor exhibitions and are surrounded by a magnificent freshwater lake inhabited by pelicans, cormorants, and flamingos. On the lower level, you will find the largest aquariums in Europe, containing representatives of the world’s main marine ecosystems. Discover the Mediterranean, Antarctic, Arctic, Red Sea, and much more. You can meet more than 45,000 aquatic creatures from 500 different species, including belugas, walruses, jellyfish, sea lions, and sharks. When you fancy a break, just head to the underwater restaurant.

Valencia: Oceanografic, Hemisferic & Science Museum Combos

2. Valencia: Oceanografic, Hemisferic & Science Museum Combos

Decide which attraction of the City of Arts and Sciences of Valencia you want to visit with the different combo options offered. You can choose between different combo options: - Hemisferic and Science Museum Combo - Oceanografic and Hemisferic Combo - Oceanografic and Science Museum Combo - Oceanografic, Hemisferic, and Science Museum Combo (make sure you select the right option when finalizing your booking). Description of the attractions: 1. Oceanografic View over 500 species of marine animals in the L'Oceanogràfic which was designed by Felix Candela in the shape of a water lily. Explore exhibits displaying the aquatic environments of the Arctic, Red Sea and more. Have the chance to purchase a meal at an underwater restaurant.  Head to the upper floors for outdoor exhibitions and are surrounded by a magnificent freshwater lake inhabited by pelicans, cormorants, and flamingos. On the lower level, find marine life from the world's main marine ecosystems. See belugas, walrus, jellyfish, sea lions, and sharks.  2. Príncipe Felipe Science Museum Touch, feel, and think about a range of scientific theories at the interactive Príncipe Felipe Science Museum. Let your hair stand on end as a slightly eccentric inventor demonstrates the physical principles of electricity in front of an auditorium with seating for up to 50 people. 3. The Hemisfèric Cinema The Hemisfèric Cinema was inaugurated in 1998 and was the first building in the City of Arts and Sciences to open its doors to the public. Admire the spectacular construction designed by Santiago Calatrava at the Hemisfèric Cinema. Be amazed by its ovoid roof that is over 100 meters long and contains the large sphere that constitutes a 3D projection room. Choose to watch a film among a catalog that contains films from documentaries to works for children.

Valencia: Principe Felipe Science Museum Entry Ticket

3. Valencia: Principe Felipe Science Museum Entry Ticket

Learn about science and space in an interactive, informative and entertaining way with full-day admission to the Principe Felipe Science Museum in Valencia’s ground-breaking City of Arts and Sciences. The building was designed by Santiago Calatrava in the form of a whale’s skeleton and is designed to bring science and technology closer to the public in an amusing way. Its motto is, "Forbidden not to touch, not to feel, and not to think." Among the exhibitions you are invited to touch, feel and think about are the Electricity Theatre. In front of an auditorium, with seating for up to 50 people, your hair will literally stand on end as a slightly crazy inventor demonstrates the physical principles of electricity. Explore more than 40,000 square meters of the Principe Felipe Science Museum’s galleries, and learn more about concepts such as climate change, surveillance technology and biometrics, all in easy-to-understand language.

Valencia: City of Arts and Science 3D Movie at Hemisfèric

4. Valencia: City of Arts and Science 3D Movie at Hemisfèric

Enjoy a show of animation and projection at Valencia's Hemisfèric Theatre's IMAX Dome, discover the building's fascinating design, and experience a 3D show with this entry ticket. Enter the theater, the first in Valencia's City of Arts and Sciences to open its doors to the public. Admire the theater's spectacular construction, designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava. Look up to see the long oval roof that covers the immense sphere of the modern projection room. Experience an immersive 3D movie inside the Hemisfèric's IMAX dome, featuring breathtaking digital projections, fascinating animations, and top-quality entertainment. For 45 to 50 minutes, depending on the show, be transported right into the center of a new world. See animations as if they were right in front of you and feel as though you can reach out and touch the moving objects in the movie.

Valencia Bike Tour

5. Valencia Bike Tour

Discover Valencia's streets, squares, monuments and most important historical sites in less time on a guided bike tour. Combine the old with the new as you cruise past historical buildings like the Quart Towers and new ones like the City of Arts & Sciences.  Meet your guide and get set up with your bike. Start your tour of Valencia by pedaling downhill to the unique Turia Gardens which were created in a former riverbed and stretch for 13 kilometers through the city.  Cycle past the Serranos Towers, a small castle which used to be the former main entrance of the medieval walled city. Cruise past important historical buildingslike the Mercado de Colón, Gardens of the Old Hospital, Pillar Square, and the Quart Towers.  Soak up the atmosphere as you glide by the old university, the Patriarca Church and the Glorieta Gardens. Continue along the former riverbed passing by the Music Hall until you reach the City of Arts & Sciences. Admire this new landmark of Valencia, known for its futuristic white architecture designed by world-acclaimed architect Santiago Calatrava. From here you will head back to the starting point following the riverbed and riding past the Fine Arts Museum.

Valencia: City of Arts and Sciences Segway Tour

6. Valencia: City of Arts and Sciences Segway Tour

Explore the amazing City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia by Segway and discover one of the most important cultural and architectural sites in Europe from a different perspective. Benefit from a short training session to feel more comfortable and confident on the personal transporter before you set off. Then, discover the futuristic monuments of a regenerated part of the city. Get a better appreciation of the contemporary architecture, designed by the Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Learn how the bed of the Turia River was transformed into beautiful gardens where art and nature blend to offer the best of both worlds. See extraordinary buildings such as the Hemisfèric and the landscaped gardens of the Umbracle. Marvel at how the Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe is shaped like the skeleton of a whale and more.

Explore Valencia by Night: 2-Hour Night Bike Tour

7. Explore Valencia by Night: 2-Hour Night Bike Tour

Valencia comes alive at night, and the entire city glows golden illuminated by the evening light. Discover the city by dark on this fun bike 2-hour bike tour. Begin in the heart of Ruzafa then you will go to Valencia's Old Town. Ride by the unusual Cathedral and cross over Plaza Reina, the second square of the three that compose the city's center. Stop to take some photos of the scenery and then head down into the lush Turia Park for a refreshing 20-minute ride through nature. After 20 minutes riding through the gorgeous park, arrive at The City of Arts and Sciences of Valencia. Stop for a break and to take in the spectacular atmosphere of Turia at twilight.

Valencia: Guided City Bike Tour

8. Valencia: Guided City Bike Tour

Valencia is a city with a rich history and culture, and a vibrant modern scene. This bike tour is the perfect way to see all that the city has to offer, from its ancient landmarks to its cutting-edge architecture. Our tour starts on a beautiful and bright Ruzafa, goes through the Old City Center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll see: - Plaza del Ayuntamiento; - Palacio del Marques de Dos Aguas; - Lonja de la Seda, a medieval silk exchange that is one of the best-preserved examples of Gothic civil architecture in Europe; - The Catedral de Valencia, a beautiful Gothic cathedral that is home to the Holy Grail; - Mercado de Central - the oldest and the largest market in Spain; - Torres de Serranos; - Turia Park; - City of Arts and Sciences and many other fascinating sights and places of this beautiful city await you. This bike tour is a great way to see all that Valencia has to offer. It is a fun and active way to explore the city, and it is a sustainable way to travel. Here are some of the benefits of taking a bike tour in Valencia: You’ll see more of the city in a shorter amount of time. A bike tour is a great way to cover a lot of ground quickly. You’ll get a more active and immersive experience. You’ll get to see the city from a different perspective, and you’ll be able to interact with the locals. You’ll be more likely to remember what you see. When you’re on a bike, you’re forced to pay attention to your surroundings. If you’re looking for a fun and educational way to experience Valencia, a bike tour is the perfect option for you. Ride. Discover. Enjoy

Valencia: City of Arts & Sciences Private Guided Bike Tour

9. Valencia: City of Arts & Sciences Private Guided Bike Tour

First of all, we will begin our Bike tour from the Serranos Gates – ancient gothic gates that used to be a part of the city wall to protect Valencia from the invaders, where your guide will explain to you the history of this amazing landmark of Valencia. After that, you will stroll down to “the lungs” of the city – the Turia Park. It is located in what used to be the famousTuria River, which passed through the entire city. Today, the Turia park is one of the biggest urban parks in Spain due to the numerous green spaces representing the entire wealth of the Mediterranean flora. With more than nine kilometers with play areas, sport fields and romantic corners where you can relax and hide from the heat. It is an ideal route to do it on bike. Before we reach our main goal – The City of Arts and Sciences Valencia, we will stop at the famous Music Palace of Valencia. This Palace is one of thе most emblematic constructions of the Turia Parkcapital and one of the most important musical centers in Europe. If you are into classical music, we advise you to book a concert ticket in advance. Next stop in your adventure is by the Gulliver Park, a giant and impressive playground for children and also for adults who like to slide down on Gulliver the giant and pretend to be part of the Lilliputians, so they turn out to be the characters of Swift’s story! Finally, you will reach your destination, one of “must see” things in Valencia. Through the Turia Garden, you will get to the glorious futuristic architecture project of Santiago Calatrava. It is a charming complex dedicated to scientific and cultural achievements, consisting of six buildings. Each one is truly unique and therefore all the complex of the City of Arts and Sciences became a symbol of the city. We have here L’Oceanogràfic – the biggest aquarium in Europe and a unique space in the city of arts & sciences Valencia. Next object is The Hemisfèric theatre where astonishing digital projections are taking place. Príncipe Felipe Science Museum is like the city of science in Valencia. There are plenty of interactive exhibitions during which the visitors can conduct experiments and take an active part, ask questions, and learn a lot about science.. The Palace of the Arts Reina Sofia, the helmet-shaped building, is dedicated to hold the main opera shows in the city. We can also see there the big botanic garden «Umbracle» landscape pavilion; and finally we have theÁgora (where tennis matches and various concerts are organized). This complex is very impressive not only because of its huge dimensions but also for its eloquent forms and channels of crystal water that surrounds it. Pelican Bike will be happy to be your guide in this adventure in Valencia, ask us more about this tour. If you wish to stay longer in one place, just tell your guide and we can customize the tour according to your needs.

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4.5
(2,091 reviews)

It was a very well run & informative activity, with plenty to see & do, Dolphin show is a must see along with all the aquariums & walking through the tunnel with all the species of fish you can think of swimming around & above you.

Worth seeing. The tunnels in the aquarium are particularly awesome. Everyone should decide for themselves whether they have to see a dolphin show. Guided tours are offered for children.

A unique place. Great vegetation, the entire surroundings, a beautiful show with dolphins - you can see the incredible affection and care that dolphins have. Green, colorful, fragrant.

unique and magnificent experience. only drawback sometimes a lot of people in front of certain aquariums.

A new interactive interdisciplinary way of presenting scientific topics is very interesting