Valencia: Craft work and antiques in the Ciutat Vella
Craft work and antiques in the Ciutat Vella
The streets leading down to the plaza del Ayuntamiento, plaza de la Virgen and plaza del Patriarca, and the streets of Roger de Lauria, Correos, Barcas, Poeta Querol, San Vicente Mártir or Paz are mainly dedicated to commerce and have specialist shops with a traditional atmosphere. Near to the Cathedral and the Town Hall you can buy all kinds of silver objects, lace work, silk embroidery, panniers and wicker work, together with the many different varieties of the Manises ceramics, from blue on white to metallic highlights. The streets of Avellanas, Baja or Purísima, also in the Ciutat Vella, have shops buying, selling and restoring antiques and old furniture can be seen in the shop windows. There are many art shops and galleries in the streets of Pizarro, Nave and Cirilo Amorós.