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This old theater was formerly for the working class. It was purchased and renovated by the Valencian government and only very recently reopened its doors. Fortunately, the remodeling undertaken did not destroy the modernist décor, but in fact, served to highlight its beauty. Today, this venue is among the favored theaters by both the general public and the actors who say that they love working there. Catch some of the most-awaited productions and zesty dance performances at this lovely venue.
This charming small theater is owned by the Valencian government and can seat 400. It is dedicated entirely to programs for children and families. Many of the shows they put on are their own creations which are very high quality. They will also bring in other companies from around Spain for special festivals and events. During the week school groups come to this theater and there is a very long waiting list. It is only open to the general public on Sundays. Courses in acting are also offered at Teatro Escalante.
The stunning white avant-garde building is quite a site to see from afar. Designed and engineered by Santiago Calatrava, a Valencia native this building is truly worth a visit even if you do not plan to catch a show or performance. Reminiscent of the Sydney opera house, the building was meant to look like a ship. Here you can see mostly classical music performances and opera, and stupendous performances have been hosted here in the past, involving stalwarts such as Zubin Mehta and Placido Domingo.
The first of its kind in Spain, this totally white futuristic cityscape made up of enormous modern buildings is the work of famous local architect Santiago Calatrava. You'll find it in the Túria River Bed. Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias complex spreads out over 350,000 square meters (86.4 acres) and consists of four different structures but related sections: the Arts Centre, Science Museum, planetarium and Ocean Park. Each of these are must-visit spots for tourists.
This ultra-modern convention center boasts a spectacular contemporary design and state-of-the-art facilities that have attracted much acclaim and accolades, including the title of IACC's Best World Congress Centre in the year 2010. The Valencia Conference Centre features a variety of spaces, including auditoriums, exhibitions halls, a VIP lounge and meeting rooms, making it a popular choice for conferences, conventions, cultural events and exhibitions in the area.