Meet “the essentials” with Menta

Meet “the essentials” with Menta

Discover the city with Menta Valencia, come to our space in the Tapineria Market, there we tell you what you can not miss from your stay in the city and we provide tickets for all places, we have tours and we have sustainable and ecological mobility for that you enjoy Valencia.

We present “the essentials”:

San Nicolás: The own restorer of the Sistine Chapel of Rome, Gianluigi Colalucci, described the church of San Nicolás as the “Valencian Sistine Chapel”, which gives an idea of ​​what you can find when visiting it. San Nicolás is open from Tuesday to Sunday in a wide schedule to attend the tourist visit and the entrance always includes the audio guide in five languages ​​for visitors. The almost 2000m2 of impressive fresco paintings that cover its vaults have made it a must visit place.

 

Silk Museum: Travel from East to West in your visit to the Silk Museum where you will walk through the centuries and know the importance of silk in the city. The museum is in a beautiful 15th century building with a very Mediterranean patio, with a restaurant, which you can not miss.

Santos Juanes: Located in the most popular heart of the city, next to the Central Market and in front of La Lonja, the church of Santos Juanes has witnessed the story from its impressive building whose origin is in the XIII century and that supposes in itself a marvel of the Baroque. Knowing this temple immersed in an intense rehabilitation is quite an experience.

La Lonja: A masterpiece of Valencian civil gothic, located in the historic center, was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996. It was built between 1482 and 1548 by Pere Compte, who was inspired by the model of the Lonja de Palma de Mallorca. It is an emblematic building of the richness of the Valencian Golden Age (15th century) and a sign of the prestige achieved by the Valencian bourgeoisie.

Central Market: It is the largest market for fresh products in Europe and is located in one of the most emblematic modernist buildings in the city. With more than 8,000 square meters is full of decorative allusions to the garden. Its structure is formed by iron columns, tiles and stained glass. It is an architectural attraction that should not be missed.

Oceanogràfic: It is the largest aquarium in Europe and it represents the main marine ecosystems of the planet. There, a lot of activities are developed from sleeping with sharks to getting to know, firsthand, belugas and sea lions.

 

Bioparc: It is an innovative animal park that offers visitors the chance to venture into wild habitats where the social groups of their species live and in coexistence with other compatible species, as occurs in nature. The visit thus becomes a journey that allows to contemplate without barriers the nature and the wild animals that inhabit there.

Palau de les Arts: The Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, a majestic building designed by the Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava, is a large sculpture with a high symbolic content. The innovative architecture of this building, of more than 40,000 m2 and a height of 75 meters, houses four scenic spaces for opera, music, ballet and theater performances. It is part of the architectural complex of the City of Arts and Sciences.

La Albufera: This natural park, 10 km from the city, is synonymous with pure nature, boat rides, rice fields and breathtaking sunsets. Here you will learn about the origin of Valencian gastronomy and its star dish: paella.

All this you can walk it, skate or bike (traditional or electric), come to our Menta space in the Tapineria Market and we tell you everything.