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Casa de la Pia Almoina, Barcelona

Casa de la Pia Almoina - Barcelona, Spain
Casa de la Pia Almoina
Plaça de la Seu, Barcelona, Spain 08002Map
+34 93 285 3834 (Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Gothic Quarter, Raval & La Ribera
Overview

In addition to being a fine example of Gothic architecture, this 11th-century building is of great historical interest as well. Casa de la Pia Almoina also known as the Casa de la Canonja was first the headquarters of a charity organization that used to provide a free lunch every day the city's deserving poor, hence its popular name, Pía Almoina (the compassionate alms). While touring this structure do take note of its impressive architecture.

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Casa de la Pia Almoina General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Jaume I
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