█ Town hall
Keep going along Poeta Querol street
(where you came from) and turn on the fourth Street, you find on your right (Barcas street
). Continue until you reach Plaça de l’Ajuntament (Town Hall
The building is modern and monumental
. The decoration is abundant, with Valencian elements. In the center of the main facade there is a Tower that houses the clock
. Inside, the Crystal Hall and the Sessions Hall stand out, as does the large marble staircase. Outside, two elliptical domes covered with glazed tile stand out, and the large balcony that covers the central body of the main floor. You can visit the Plenary Hall
(except on plenary days), the Crystal Hall
, the City Hall Balcony
, the Historical Museum
and the Air Raid Shelter
(built in 1938 to protect students from the school group that was in the current Town hall).
Visits to the Valencia City Council are made from Monday to Friday, on weekdays, from 8:00 a.m. to 15:00 p.m. .
Historical Museum.- only from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. by appointment at Tel.- 962 081 181. Free visits.
Air Raid Shelter.- Previous appointment in Tel.- 962 081 390. Free visit.
What flying mammal can you see on the Valencia coat-of-arms located at the foot of the Clock Tower?