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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  • Only spent a few minutes there, but the views all around are gorgeous. The architectural design of the museum is definitely the main highlight.  more »
  • This is the square that most of all, in my opinion, is symbolic of the city. Historic, Gothic, with remarkable restaurants and bars, connected to both the Gothic and the born is a square not to be missed
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