As a town founded more than 2000 years ago by the Romans, nowadays the historic centre of the city is one of the largest in Spain with a heritage of ancient monuments and sites.
The construction of the futuristic looking “City of Arts and Sciences” at the end of the 20th century turned Valencia into an important art cultural center.
Valencia is famous for its gastronomic culture and regional specialties and beverages.
The city claims to be the birthplace of “Paella” that is made of saffron-colored rice, seafood or meat (chicken or rabbit) and fresh veggies.
“Horchata de chufa” is a frozen refreshment drink made of tiger nuts (“chufas”), water and sugar.
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