Instituto Valencia d'Arte Modern (IVAM)

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Calle de Guillem de Castro, 118

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Spread across two buildings -- the contemporary Julio González Centre and a 13th-century convent, the Center del Carmen -- the Instituto Valencia d'Arte Modern (IVAM) fills with modern and contemporary works. Closed on Mondays, you'll find IVAM in the west of the city and accessible by bus #5.

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This is where local Valencians gather to do their shopping, though you'll find the atmosphere a bit different than your local supermarket. One of the oldest food markets in Europe, Mercado Central (Central Market) is adorned with Valencian-style mosaics and filled with Valencians purchasing local foods from trusted vendors. Open Monday through Saturday, the Mercado Central is open early morning through early afternoon.

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