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Palacio La Lonja, Zaragoza

Palacio La Lonja - Zaragoza, Spain
Palacio La Lonja
Plaza del Pilar, s/n, Zaragoza, Spain 50003Map
Calle Don Jaime 1
+34 976 39 7239
Neighborhood: Casco Histórico
Overview

La Lonja was not a market but a stock market for traders. The markets themselves were held in open squares. The building was finished in 1551 and its promoter, the archbishop Hernando of Aragón, was a member of the royal family. On the upper part you can see several faces of prominent people of the time. The interior is a wide, bright space divided by three naves with pillars and vaults of the same height. On one wall is Carlos V's coat of arms. This building is considered one of the best examples of civil architecture from the Spanish Renaissance. It is currently used as an exhibition hall. Admission is free.

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Palacio La Lonja General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM, Tuesday to Saturday from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM, Sunday from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Other, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Bus: 39, 35
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