The church of Pilar was part of a Dominican convent. In 1835, due to the confiscation, the religious were expelled from the convent. From 1843 it became a military hospital and barracks. In 1964 a large part of the convent was demolished, leaving only the church and a small part of the monastery.

Inside the church, the eighteenth-century tiles on the plinth of the chapels stand out. The bell tower is already from the beginning of the 20th century.

This street is named for the old butcher shops that were on it, although today there are none left.

Formerly, as it appears in a tile plate, it was called the Portal del Coixo (Portal del Cojo). The name was due to the fact that the street led to a gate in the wall whose guardian was lame.

The building on the left, nº 12 de la calle, is a good example of an 18th century silk house-workshop.

The neighborhood is also called Velluters, who were the workers who made the silk thread. In principle it was applied to those who made only velvet (vellut), but later it was applied to those who worked all kinds of silk.

In this street there are some old stately houses from the 18th century. There are also the school and the church of the Escolapios, the church already facing the Escuelas Pías square.

The Church of the Pious Schools, built during the years 1767-1773, overlooks this square. Its interior is based on the Pantheon in Rome, highlighting its 40 m dome. Tall. The church was declared a Historic-Artistic Monument in 1982. Its façade was restored during the years 1995-1999, together with that of the Colegio de los Escolapios, where Blasco Ibáñez studied, and which is located next door.

This building, belonging to the silk guild, dates from the 15th century. It was restored in the 16th, 17th and, above all, in the 18th century. In 1981 it was declared a historical-artistic monument.

The guild of Velluters (velvet makers) was created in the 15th century, in 1474, due to the importance that silk had acquired in Valencia. In 1686 Carlos II granted the title of "College of Artists" to this guild, and it was renamed the College of Major Art of Silk.

Inside the College, in the Assembly Hall, there are tile floors from the 18th century. The ceiling painting is by José Vergara.

At the foot of the chapel there is a Gothic spiral staircase, it would be one of the few elements that would remain from the old construction.

The building has been restored again in the 21st century, leaving it the configuration it had in the 18th century.

As of June 18, 2016, the Silk Museum will be installed here.

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