A visit to the imposing Torres de Serranos when in Valencia is a must. Known to be one of Valencia’s landmarks, Torres de Serranos; one of the twelve gates of the old medieval city wall, are awe-inspiring and are said to be the largest Gothic city gateway in Europe. Constructed at the end of the 14th century as part of the city's fortification, the enormous Torres de Serranos are the only remains of the original city walls. Visitors to Torres de Serranos must make it a point to climb to the top of the gates, which allows them to experience panoramic views of Valencia. While climbing to the top, visitors will also come across gothic interior along with ornaments from the past. There are free guided tours for those interested in learning more about the structure and the battlements that took place.
Tuesday to Saturday: 10am - 2pm & 4.30pm - 8.30pm Sunday and Holidays: 10am - 3pm Closed on Mondays
Around 1 hour
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The towers, the gothic interior and ancient ornaments
Muslims visiting the Torres de Serranos will not be able to find prayer facilities. The city of Valencia is however home to a few mosques which are frequented by its locals and tourists. Muslim tourists can therefore ask to be guided to a mosque or prayer facility near the Torres de Serranos.
While there are no eating establishments within the Torres de Serranos, Muslim visitors will be able to locate a couple of Halal restaurants in the city of Valencia. They can also dine on seafood or vegetarian dishes at one of the many restaurants found in the city, after ensuring the dishes do not contain any non-Halal items.