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La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia

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  • Sunday
  • 10 AM–2 PM
  • Monday
  • 10 AM–7 PM
  • Tuesday
  • 10 AM–7 PM
  • Wednesday
  • 10 AM–7 PM
  • Thursday
  • 10 AM–7 PM
  • Friday
  • 10 AM–7 PM
  • Saturday
  • 10 AM–7 PM

+34 962 084 153

C/ de la Llotja, 2, 46001
Valencia, Spain

39.474417°N 0.378444°W

The La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia UNESCO World Heritage site, arrived between the 15th and 16th centuries. It stands as a testament to Valencia‘s economic and cultural prosperity during the height of the silk trade.

 

Architecture and Style

This Spanish architectural masterpiece is a remarkable example of Gothic civil architecture. Its intricately detailed columns, ribbed vaults, and stunning facades captivate visitors.

The Lonja de la Seda design arrived thanks to Pere Compte and Joan Ibarra. They have been two brilliant minds of the era.

 

How to Get There

Conveniently located in the heart of Valencia, the Lonja is easily accessible, making it a must-visit attraction. Admission fee is 2€ per person.

 

Interesting Fact

The twisted columns of the main hall, resembling palm trees, symbolize Valencia’s historical connection to the silk trade. The rich symbolism in the design is a fascinating aspect of this site.

 

Travel Tip

To fully appreciate the beauty and history of The La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia UNESCO World Heritage site, arrived between the 15th and 16th centuries. consider joining a Free walking tour. It provides insights into significance of the architecture. Also, visiting during the morning hours can offer a more peaceful experience before the day’s crowds gather.


 

US$2.48

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