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L'Umbracle , part of the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències complex in Valencia, Spain, is a sculpture garden and landscaped walk with plant species indigenous to Valencia . It harbors in its interior The Walk of the Sculptures, an outdoor art gallery with sculptures from contemporary artists . The Umbracle is a space that is a home to numerous sculptures surrounded by nature. It was designed by Santiago Calatrava as an entrance along the south-western edge to the City of Arts and Sciences and as a cover over its car park. L'Umbracle was completed in 2001.

It is 320 m long and 60 m wide, located on the southern side of the complex. It has 55 fixed arches and 54 floating arches that stand 18 m high.


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