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Spain, Valencia, Bridges between the “L'Hemisferic” & “El Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía” at the City of Arts & Sciences, is an entertainment-based cultural & architectural complex, which is the most important modern tourist destination in the city.

The “Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias” is located at the end of the old riverbed “Turia”, after the bypass of the river by the great flood of Valencia in 1957, the old riverbed Turia became a garden in 1980 with sport facilities, the “Palau de la Musica” build in 1984 & other public places.

The project “City of Arts & Sciences”, designed by the Valencian architect, sculptor & structural engineer Santiago Calatrava & Félix Candela with offices in Zurich, Valencia & New York City, underwent the first stages of construction in July, 1996 & was inaugurated April 16, 1998 with the opening of “L'Hemisfèric”; other locations that followed were, El Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe in November 2000, L'Umbracle, El Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía in October 2005, El Puente de l'Assut de l'Or , L'Àgora officially inaugurated in November 2009 & L'Oceanogràfic.

 

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Taken on October 26, 2010