Capella de Santa Agata, Barcelona

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The Chapel of Santa Àgata is a chapel located in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It is also as the Royal Chapel. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1866.HistoryChapel of Santa Ágata was built in 1302. One was the later additions to this Chapel is an outstanding altarpiece by Jaume Huguet in the fifteenth century. This Chapel includes the group of buildings of Reial Major Palace. The Chapel's construction followed an order by James II and the reigning Queen Blanca d'Anjou.ArtThe sculptor Joan Claperós, under the mandate of Peter, Constable of Portugal (1463-1466) designed sixty earth floor tiles painted with representations of angels and the arms of Aragon and Sicily. Along with this, the king ordered for the magnificent altarpiece of Epiphany that presides over the chapel by the artist Jaume Huguet.
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  • While walking around the wonderful and magnificent Gothic Quarter ( Barri Gótic ) on a sweltering hot Wednesday afternoon we headed into one of the plazas that Barcelona is justifiably famous for and ...  more »
  • Another nice monument in this beautiful Gothic area, not far from Jaume metro stop. This Chapel is beautiful.
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  • There is excellent altar piece of XV century with polichrom panels. Visitors are allowed to take non commercial photo without flash light.
  • hidden gem. check the opening hours
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