The origin of this neighborhood was a group of farmhouses of the Muslim era.

The old core of Campanar consists of the church square and adjacent streets. It was independent municipality from 1836 until its annexation to Valencia in 1897. It is currently surrounded by expressways and tall buildings.

The church is 1507, being renovated in the Baroque. Its bell tower is already the eighteenth century.

The building on the left is the palace of the Marquises of Malferit, also called Palace of the Counts of Brizuela. It is the fifteenth century, although its present appearance owes to the reforms of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Now it houses an interesting museum of toy soldiers (Museo L'Iber).

Talia front of the palace the theater is, in the early twentieth century.

The building on the left is the Palace of Raga, also called palace of the Marquis de González de Quirós. The palace, a neoclassical style, is occupied today by a nursing home and was formerly the headquarters of the Teresian Institute, dedicated to teaching.

To the right is the jazz club Jimmy Glass Club.

In this small square, nº 7, were in 1915 some strange phenomena noises ceased little later. Although the authorities who investigated reasons given as natural causes due to the instability of a partition, it was talk of "duende" of the square of Esparto.

In one corner is the cafe Sant Jaume, in the place formerly occupied by a pharmacy.

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