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Casa de La Estrella

Casa de La Estrella
"La Casa de la Estrella" is one of the oldest houses in Valencia, it has a high historical value because of the events that happened in it, it has that name because in the past at the corner of the street was a place called "Comercial Estrella Roja" (Red Star Commercial).

It was originally built to operate the Hospital San Antonio de Padua, the building faithfully reproduced the colonial model of hospitals according to the Council of Trent. In this house also was respected the dictate pronounced by the laws of the Indies in the conquest of the Americas. Subsequently this house hosted the National College of Carabobo.

Several important historical events took place in this house such as the congress of 1812, the constitutional congress of 1830; it was used as a university study center and nowadays is an interesting museum.

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