Valencia Museu Obert – Sightseeing with your Mobile
If you spent time visiting any of Valencia’s many landmarks or sites of historical interest, this kind of sign might be immediately familiar:
This indicates that the building or site you are currently standing in front of is a part of Valencia’s Open Museum project. Valencia Open Musum is a unique initiative sponsored by the city to educate citizens and visitors about over 80 of the most important cultural landmarks Valencia has to offer.
Whenever you see the sign, you can call 650 800 200 from your mobile, select the language, and listen to a short 2-minute explanation of the site. The calls are not free, though at €0.12 for the connection and €0.18 per minute, they are affordable.
So the next time you find yourself staring at one of Valencia’s beautiful, old buildings, wondering about its history, you can satisfy your curiosity for about 50 cents.