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Torres de Serranos - Serranos Towers - Valencia, Spain

The imposing Torres de Serranos are one of the landmarks of Valencia. Their awe-inspiring enormity and the elegance of Gothic style are truly worth your time. One of the two remaining city gates from the XIV century, they were built by one of the most talented Gothic architects of those times. You can walk through its many levels right to the top, appreciating stunning gothic interior, ancient ornaments, military pragmatism and views over the rest of Valencia. The rear of the towers are open, and you can enjoy the panorama of the interior.

History: the towers were commenced in 1394 under the hand of Pere Balaguer. Although built with a clear defensive function in mind, they never came to be used as such, cruising through history as a flamboyant trade gate of Valencia. Between 1586 and 1887 they were used as a prison for the nobility (much like the Tower of London or the Bastille of Paris) which is why they survived the liquidation of the city walls in 1865.

SERVICES

Free guided tour (Spanish only)
Tue -Sat: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 6pm, 7pm
Sun + Hols: 11.30am, 12.30pm, 13.30pm

Torres de Serranos - Serranos Towers - Valencia, Spain


Paginas Amarillas
Pz Fueros
Carmen
96 391 90 70

Tue-Sat
10am - 2pm
4.30pm - 8.30pm
Sun+Hols: 10am - 3pm
closed Mondays
no access to interior on rainy days (safety)

Municipal Scheme

Languages
Signs / Content:
none
Brochures:
none
Guides:

Map of Central Sights
Map of Central Walks

 

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