28 January 2015

#789 Valencia, Spain


Valencia (oValència), is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, with around 800,000 inhabitants in the administrative centre. Its urban area extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of around 1.5 million people. Valencia is Spain's third largest metropolitan area, with a population ranging from 1.7 to 2.5 million. The city has global city status. The Port of Valencia is the 5th busiest container port in Europe and busiest container port on the Mediterranean Sea.

The North Station (SpanishEstación del NorteValencianEstació del Nord) is the main railway station in Valencia, Spain. It is located in the city centre next to the Plaza de Toros de Valencia, the city's bullring, and 200m from the town hall. It has connections with Metrovalencia lines 3 and 5, and the city bus network.

Plaza de Toros de Valencia is a bullring in ValènciaSpain. It is currently used for bull fighting. The stadium holds 10,500 people since 2010. It was built in 1841. The Valencian bullring, situated next to the North Station, was built between 1850 and 1860 and the architect was Sebastian Monleon.



Thank you, Omar !

Sent on: January 10, 2015
Received on: January 28, 2015

1 comment:

pijanazyciem said...

Wow!
Lovly postcard! <3