• Editorial
    JEWISH VALENCIA

    ##There is a long and tragic history associated with the presence of Judaism in Valencia. At its height, during the Medieval period, Valencia had one of the largest and most prominent Jewish communities in the Iberian Peninsula. Under Moorish reign, the Jews that resided here were held under restrictions and laws that forbade them from […]

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    CALLE CABALLEROS IN THE HISTORIC CENTRE OF VALENCIA

    ##Like most of the Barrio Carmen, Calle Caballeros has a chameleon-like quality which allows it to adapt to whatever is going on around it. By day it is an ancient & rather dusty thoroughfare but by night it’s the noisy & happening main artery of Valencia’s nightlife. The street, while crying out for pedestrianization, is […]

  • Art
    ‘EL CABANYAL’… DYNAMIC & HISTORIC VALENCIA

    ##El Cabanyal is the barrio or neighbourhood in Valencia that is directly to the west of ‘La Playa de Malvarrosa’. In this barrio you can smell and hear the sea next to you, while enjoying the views of a barrio full of authenticity and grit. As you walk through the streets, you can see the […]

  • Editorial
    THE HISTORIC CENTRE OF VALENCIA

    ##Founded by the Romans in the year 138 BC, under Visigoth control in 476 AD, and rebuilt under Moorish rule in 714 AD; Valencia has an incredibly long and tumultuous history. There are few places where this history is more visible than in the Barrio del Carmen, located in the historic centre of Valencia. The […]

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    MY RUZAFA (ONE OF VALENCIA’S HIPPEST BARRIOS)

    ##Ruzafa or Russafa (Valenciano) means something similar to “scented garden” in Arabic. The Valencian barrio is known for being an upbeat and progressive area and home to many artists, local families and immigrants. Located on the southern side of the city, historically, it used to be seen as somewhat apart from the centre of action […]

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    THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL PILGRIM TO WALK THE 518 KMS OF THE PATH OF THE HOLY GRAIL FROM SAN JUAN ARRIVES IN VALENCIA!

    ##At eleven o’clock this Saturday, September 14th (2019) the Italian Antonio Aiardi, the first international pilgrim to travel the entire 518-kilometre route of the ‘Holy Grail Path’ from the Royal Pantheon Monastery of San Juan  in Aragon… arrived at the Cathedral of Valencia.  At the door of the cathedral was Don Juan Miguel Díaz Rodela, […]

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    ‘CABANYAL ANY ZERO’ …AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR FREDERIQUE PRESSMANN

     ##24/7 Valencia:What does the title “Cabanyal Year Zero” refer to? FREDERIQUE PRESSMANN: The title is in reference to the restoration of ‘El Cabanyal’, which refers to the time after  the “war” between the local government and the residents, so to speak. People started using that phrase in 2015, after the monumental elections, referring to it […]

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    EXCLUSIVE REPORT ON THE DYNAMIC BARRIO OF BENIMACLET (VALENCIA)

    ##The city of Valencia can be split into sub-divisions or neighbourhoods often known as “barrios”. One of these barrios is called Benimaclet, a name with Arabic origins meaning “sons of Majlad.” This barrio is located to the northeast of Valencia’s city centre. Before 1970, this barrio practiced local sovereignty; therefore Benimaclet was its own town […]

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    TURIA GARDENS OF VALENCIA

    ##Valencia’s Turia Gardens are a stretch of nine kilometres of lush green park space open to the public for walking, biking, and exploring. There are many main attractions like museums and monuments in and around this area for tourists and locals to visit. In fact, there are more than three million visitors annually, and for […]

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