The street is so named because here several booksellers between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries were established.

Although Gothic origin, most of the construction of this palace is the eighteenth century. In the twentieth century, lost its back yard and split into two, one side being intended for housing. In the 90s of the twentieth century it was restored and is now the headquarters of the Valencia Stock Exchange. In its cover still shows the coat of Boïl of Arenós.

This square, dedicated to San Jaime (Santiago), keep a piece of the Muslim wall in the building right corner of Calle Caballeros.

Here was the church for which Jaime I donated the land to the Knights of the Order of Santiago.

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.

This room, known from ancient times as "the Palm Grove", has four tall, thin columns. It is accessed by a pointed doorway flanked by two pointed windows. It has 12 meters on each side and light enters through five long windows. The complex is surrounded by a stone bench that was rebuilt in the 50s of the 20th century. It brought together the ancient religious community for decisions or acts of particular relevance such as taking habits. In the tomb attached to the wall rest the remains of the II and III lord of Bétera (Ramón Boil, father and son). The first (Ramon Boil Dies) was called "The Old Governor".

The church itself is the Gothic style of the French region of Languedoc, with a single nave and chapels between buttresses. The first arch rests on columns and capitals pink, light Muslim origin. It was declared a National Monument in 1943 thanks to the intervention of Elias Tormo.

Since 1987, the church has been being restored and being returned to its original Gothic. All he had baroque decoration was removed, leaving only this the chapel of Santa Barbara, with its sgraffito late seventeenth century.

 

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