La Ciudad de las Artes y de las Ciencias

Category: Travel Portraits

 

Photo and caption by Ashley Lowry

The City of Arts and Sciences is an ensemble of five areas in the dry riverbed of the now-diverted River Turia in Valencia, Spain. Designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava in collaboration with Félix Candela, and started in July 1996, it is an impressive example of contemporary architecture. The "city" is made up of 5 buildings. In this shot on the left is: El Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía — Opera house and performing arts centre and on the right is : L'Hemisfèric — Imax Cinema, Planetarium and Laserium

Location: Valencia, Spain

 

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