The Valencia Cathedral and the Micalet bell tower stretch 165 feet above the city, a constant and evocative memento of the its grand past and rich present. The cathedral is a mix of artistic styles—a real treat for architecture buffs. The tower was erected through a collaboration of three master architects: José Franch, Pedro Balaguer, and Martin Llobe. Each brought their own unique take on Gothic Levantine. Test your endurance ascending the octagonal tower. The trickily tapered spiral staircase has 207 steps. When you make it to the top, the view of the city will make it feel like its yours for the taking. Fun fact: the cathedral is rumored to hold the Holy Grail used by Christ at the Last Supper.
The City of the Arts and Sciences is a temple to the marvelous that would make Tony Stark or Nicola... Read more