In 1936, at the beginning of the Civil War, the square was already the current look, as you can see in the pictures of that time. So much for the buildings, because the central platform built by Javier Goerlich reform does not disappear until 1961.

The square has had many names throughout its short history: San Francisco, Espartero, Isabel II, La Libertad, Emilio Castelar, the Caudillo, of Valencia and the City.

The square and the surrounding buildings have been declared a Historical Site.

In this square is the palace (former monastery) and the church called the Temple.

Although the land on which they settle belonged since the early fourteenth century, the Order of Montesa, still retained the name of the Temple. Indeed, in 1317 the Order of Montesa inherited the monastery and church, being dissolved the Order of the Temple.

The pattern of the nacelles is located under the arch that links the Archbishop's palace with the Cathedral of Valencia. It consists of a rectangular engraving with two triangular wedges at the sides. Carpenters came here to see if the barchillas (or barchellas), who built to measure the grain, conform to the official standard. A Barchilla amounted to four bushels.

This building is attributed to Demetrio Ribes, the architect of the North Station. This has not been able to be confirmed or denied. The building also has influence of the viennese modernist school (Secezion Viennese).

La Lonja has had various uses. He even be military barracks, after the War of Succession until 1762. Its gardens were used as kitchen for the troops, which caused a serious deterioration.

During the Civil War, when the government of the Republic was established in Valencia, it was used as the meeting of Spanish Cortes in November 1936.

This building was designed by Luis Ferreres Soler in 1895 as a municipal slaughterhouse. It is built due to the hygienic measures taken in those years, banning unhealthy activities within the city (the site then remained on the outskirts of the city).

They were built in the mid-fifteenth century in Gothic style. The custom of building walls, towers and gates of the city, as well as maintenance and repair was carried out by the factory Vella Murs i Valls (Factory Old Walls and Moats). Its origin was a privilege of King Pedro IV Ceremonious mid-fourteenth century.

The construction of this church began in the thirteenth century on the site of an ancient mosque. In the second half of the fourteenth century it was extended. Formerly church of St. George was called. In these times is only the Romanesque bell tower, very archaic for the time (S. XIII), and was restored during the years 2000-2005.

In the fifteenth century a new church, which will be later decorated in baroque style inside (S. XVII), and further reform in the nineteenth century gives it its current appearance is built.

The church hosted the Brotherhood of Ballesteros de Valencia.

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