Serranos Towers of Valencia
The Serranos Towers (Torres de Serranos, in spanish) are twin towers which acted as the main entrance into the medieval city of Valencia. Of the twelve gates which stood on the old wall, today only two remain : the Serranos Towers and the Quart Towers.
The towers were built between 1392 and 1398, and have become a major symbol of Valencia.
Over the years, the Serranos Towers have had several uses, the most unusual was housig the works of the Prado Museum in Madrid to protect them during the Spanish Civil War. A concrete vault was built inside the towers, with temperature and humidity control.
The Serranos Towers also important to Valencias most famous and biggest fiesta, Las Fallas. The start of the festival is signalled from the towers.
Today, the towers can be visited, and from the top you have formidable view of Valencia.
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All times and ticket prices are approximate. To confirm times and fares see the official sites.