Valencia, Ciudad de las artes y las ciencias, L' Umbracle

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Ciudad de las artes y las ciencias is a complex of modern buildings designed and built by the architect Santago Calatrava, near Saler, a totaly modern area of Valencia. It consists of the Queen Sofia Museum, the hemisphere (a half-eye construction), the Museum of Prince Philip, the Oceanographic center (perhaps the largest in Europe), housed in 6 - 7 different buildings and L 'Umbracle, one construction, wich its corresponding exists in the Olympic center of Athens , work of the same architect. This complex is surrounded by pools and gardens, so it offers specially at night magnificent reflections. It is a minimalistic modern art architecture, and comes as a natural continuation of the great Spanish artists and architects of the last century.

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Robert Głowacki on October 23, 2013

very nice shot - like - regards

Christos Theodorou on October 23, 2013

Robert Głowacki - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens

Christos Theodorou on December 18, 2013

> 1.500 views !


Many thanks for your visit and comments – Friendly greetings from Athens - Christos

pskusek on February 4, 2014

Very impresive shot! L+F! Congratulations, Peter

Christos Theodorou on February 4, 2014

pskusek - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Best regards from Athens

alain darcq on February 22, 2014

Impressionnant ! Bel éclairage.Like. Amitiés. Alain.

Christos Theodorou on February 23, 2014

alain darcq - Merci pour votre visite et le commentaire – Amitiés d’ Athènes

bzuko33 on March 30

Nádhera

Christos Theodorou on March 30

bzuko33 - Many thanks for your visit and comments – Best regards from Athens

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Photo taken in Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències, Valencia, Valencia, Spain
L'Umbracle

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  • Uploaded on May 28, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Christos Theodorou
    • Camera: SONY DSLR-A350
    • Taken on 2012/08/19 21:16:29
    • Exposure: 0.067s (1/15)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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