Discover the Umbracle
Spectacular gardened esplanade and exhibition zone with incredible views to the whole complex, which houses a large car park.
The Umbracle is a vantage point of over 17,500 square metres with an exhibition zone from which all the buildings, lakes, walkways, and landscaped areas of the City of Arts and Sciences can be contemplated. Its vegetation is characteristic of the Mediterranean, of the Region of Valencia, and of tropical countries, and changes according to the season of the year; it also contains an interesting exhibition of contemporary sculptures by internationally acknowledged artists in the Art Promenade. The “Garden of Astronomy” is a open-access area within the Umbracle that complements other astronomy-related elements and activities of the City of Arts and Sciences.
Inside it houses the car park for the City of Arts and Sciences which has room for 665 light vehicles and 25 coaches on two floors. It is its upper part, however, that is of interest with its 'Art Promenade', an open-air art gallery of nine sculptures by contemporary artists with a central wooded garden; a balcony located on the north side of the latter affords a magnificent panoramic view of the whole complex.
Print your tickets and access directly
From Monday to Friday: 09.30-18.00
Weekends and holidays: 10.00-14.00
Meetings & events
Highlights at the City of Arts and Sciences
Check out all our outstanding activities, exhibitions, projections and workshops in a single place.
Take a walk through the 'Garden of Astronomy' at the Umbracle and discover this exciting discipline while having fun with various astronomical instruments Free access exhibition designed as an excellent observation point from which you look up to the sky and learn astronomy. Knowing the apparent stars movement or what is the solar declination are some of the proposed activities
Umbracle´s parking fees
Need a good place to park the car?. Nothing better that inside the City of Arts and Sciences
Rates for cars and coaches: charge for actual time 2,30 €/h.
Maximum cost 24 €/day.
Need a good place to park the car?. Nothing better that inside the City of Arts and Sciences.
From Monday to Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 00’30 a.m.
Check timetables at the parking's entrance. Opening and closing time can change according to the events taking place at the City of Arts and Sciences.