July 26th, 2011
10:10 PM GMT
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Valencia was built on the banks of the river Turia, which was prone to flooding. After a disastrous flood in 1957, the river was redirected away from the city.

The dry riverbed now runs through the city like a green artery, and is used as a garden and host to spectacular buildings.

Now, a project is afoot to further beatify the strip.

A masterplan is being developed which will renovate the blocks which have been left derelict, creating a ‘Delta of Green’ that will unite the city to the sea.

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