Palace of the Arts Looks like Space Ship

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Queen Sofía Palace of the Arts is an opera house and cultural centre in Valencia, Spain. It was designed by Valencian architect Santiago Calatrava. It opened on 8 October 2005 and becoming a symbol of the cityscape of Valencia. The main building is designed with the dual intention of acting as a multi-hall auditorium and creating an urban landmark of a certain monumentality. The main Hall is at the heart of the building. The roof with 230 m. in length and 70 m. in height is the most representative part of the complex.

Developer: Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias S.A.
Location: Antiguo cauce del río Turia/Old Turia riverbed
Contractor: UTE Necso-Dragados
Acoustics: Alfonso García (García B.B.M., S.L.)

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Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

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The Museum of Fine Arts Boston has one of the most highly respected collections of fine arts in the world. This wonderful venue is far too extensive for a one-day visit. The MFA, Boston offers a wide range of collections such as Art of Americas, Art of Europe, Art of the Ancient World, Contemporary Art, Textile and Fashion Arts, and Musical Instruments.

Admission:
Members: FREE
Adults: $22
Seniors (65+) and Students (18+): $20
Youths 6 and under: FREE

Hours:
The MFA is open 7 days a week.
Monday and Tuesday 10 am–4:45 pm
Wednesday – Friday 10 am–9:45 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10 am–4:45 pm

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