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La Lonja de la Seda

Plaza del Mercado, Valencia, Spain (El Mercat)
34 963 153 931
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Ranked #21 of 147 attractions in Valencia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
Traveler Description: The Lonja de la Seda is tucked into a medieval street near the Mercado Central, up a flight of steps.  The visitor steps through heavy doors into a... more »
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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Inside is very interesting it is the old silk exchange, lovely columns support the roof and it is very roomy inside a nice patio is outside too at the back of the Building

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Valencia, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Lonja de la Seda is a late Valencian Gothic style civil building in Valencia, built between 1482 and 1548. The UNESCO considered it as a World Heritage Site in 1996 since "the site is of outstanding universal value as it is a wholly exceptional example of a secular building in late Gothic style, which dramatically illustrates the power and... More

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Italy
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192 reviews 192 reviews
37 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This gothic building is very impressive, I would say number one attraction in Valencia. The entrance ticket is only 2 euros.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A nice place to visit. I guess it's better to go there when there's not too many people around to enjoy its beauty. Small but charming.

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Zagreb
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The entrance fee is just 2 EUR and even though not furnished it is nice to visit, and it will not take a lot of time. Lovely small garden inside.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

A little gem that takes only half an hour to cover but shouldn't be missed. Easy to imagine what it must have been like bustling with activity nearly 500 years ago...

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Beautiful hidden gem in the heart of the old town fantastic building with a lovely garden,certainly worth a visit .

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

What a lovely building. Great gargoyles!! Not much to see apart from the building but the history is fascinating. Well worth it.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

What a lovely building. Great gargoyles!! Not much to see apart from the building but the history is fascinating. Well worth it.

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Cologne, Germany
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Absolutely impressive building with excellent rooms. You can visit almost the entire building. Try to go when it's not too busy - I was almost alone.

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