Placa del Rei, Barcelona

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Plaça del Rei is a 14th-century medieval public square in the Barri Gòtic of Barcelona.The square is surrounded by the Palau Reial Major including the Saló del Tinell, the Palau del Lloctinent, the 15th-century tower Mirador del Rei Martí, and the Capella Reial de Santa Àgata . On its southern side stands Casa Padellàs a 15th–16th century palazzo moved here stone by stone from Mercaders Street in 1931 and since 1943, has housed the Barcelona City History Museum .Topos V, a work by Eduardo Chillida, underlines one of the corners of the square.
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  • Very nice and beautiful place. As well as during the night and day. It is the old part of the city. Worth seeing it for sure  more »
  • Headquarters MUHBA Museum d' Història de Barcelona, which preserves, studies, reports, and exposes the historical heritage from its origins up to the present. Political life and heart of medieval Barcelona centre. From the thirties of the twentieth century works as an area of archaeological remains of the ancient Roman colony. It is surrounded by the Casa Padellàs, Capella de Santa Agueda, Mirador del Rei Martí and the Saló del Tinell, which was the largest of the King Pedro III the ceremonious Hall.
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