Friday, 10 June 2011

Valencia Old City

Went walking in the old town of Valencia for about 4 hours, interesting architecture and what they have done with the dried out old river bed. Also the restoring of old buildings is remarkable.

Being touristy I also fell for a 185€ folding knife that was a copy of something highway robbers used in olden times. The knife is hand made by Jose Exposito Picazzo. It was described as: This kind of knife was very much used by the bandits in the end of XVIII and middle XIX centuries. Raw materials used are s/s 440, engraving by etching, alpaca & cebu horn scales.

Bridge over river

The river bed is a park now

Bridge over river

Batman's triumph

Batman

Fountain

Old town

Old town

Old town

Old town

Old town wall

View over "new" Valencia

View over old town

Somebody's terrace

Tiled advertisements

Did not know this was allowed in Spain...

Old church

Above from inside

Above from inside

Glass painting

Post & Telegraph Office

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