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Town Hall

The city hall building after which the plaza is named is a fine example of Baroque Revival or Neo-baroque architecture being in the Baroque style but built between 1900 and 1950 in phases.

Originally built as a House of Education it now holds city government services including the tourist office, the municipal census or registration, of the general information of the Police and local taxes.  There is also a very interesting museum of city history which also holds historical archives.

The museum is divided into different rooms: The first room displays five maps showing the evolution of the city. The most famous of them is made ​​by the father Tosca in 1704.

 In the second of the rooms, views of the city, there are exhibited a total of 46 prints from the collection include a municipal chronological period from the late eighteenth century in the middle of the nineteenth century.

In the Hall of Furs, contains murals in 1958 by Ramon Stolz . These represent the eight kings of the history of Valencia, from James I to Alfonso the Magnanimous. At the center of the room is the display of medieval books, including the Llibre dels Furs from 1329, after which the room is named.

Finally, the Statutory Hall, located in what was the Church of Santa Rosa and decorated with paintings by Jos´┐Ż Vergara, contains some of the symbols and relics that are a landmark in the history of Valencia.  You can see Royal British Flag, the Pennon of the Conquest, the trophy of the conquest, the sword of King James I, the Book of the Consulate of the Sea , the painting of the Immaculate Conception and the Jury of Espinosa , the reliquary St. George, St. Michael the Archangel, the Keys of the City, union flags, several pieces of jewelry, etc..

Admission is free and is open from 09:15 to 14.00, Monday to Friday.