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La Lonja

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Phenomenal building ruined by contents

C16th purpose built as a stock exchange, as I understand it. The fan vaulting is phenomenal, but... read more

Reviewed November 16, 2018
NTF12
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Heathfield, United Kingdom
Great little arts center

We stumbled on this easy-to-miss place walking around the Plaza del Pilar. Entry is free and it... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
meldenius
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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Built in the 16th century as a stock market, this handsome example of Spanish Renaissance architecture is an exhibition hall today.
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Avenida Puente del Pilar s/n, 50002 Zaragoza, Spain
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

C16th purpose built as a stock exchange, as I understand it. The fan vaulting is phenomenal, but viewing is obstructed by modern furniture for an unsympathetic art exhibition.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NTF12
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We stumbled on this easy-to-miss place walking around the Plaza del Pilar. Entry is free and it contains revolving modern art exhibits. The one we caught was terrific mixed media. As other reviewers have mentioned the building's architecture is also fascinating from both a historical...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank meldenius
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Of course there are always interesting exhibitions. But - the most interesting inside Lonja is the ceiling.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mangafuoco
Reviewed November 6, 2017

La Lonja, originally a gild building, was nice restored and is worth of a visit to see the beautiful medevial construction. The entrance is free, usually inside are some exhibitions worth visiting. The outside walls as well as interior are a good example of architectoral...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank HappyChris008
Reviewed September 9, 2017

In Plaza del Pilar is the Edificio La Lonja, a historical place with a rich architectural beauty. We were surprised by the quality of the exhibition "Juana Biarnés - A Contracorriente", in which the photographic work of this author is presented to the general public....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

Built mainly for commercial use, it is a somewhat unprepossessing building from the outside, albeit with unusual features on its walls which have Moorish influence, like many building in Zaragoza. Inside, it really is very nice. Although there's only one floor, with high ceilings, it's...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Robert E
Reviewed June 3, 2017

This building is an excellent sample of a medieval market situated in the cathedral plaza next to the city hall.It will not take you long time to visit in you way from the Pilar Basilica to the La Seo cathedral and the Roman museum.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank macmanion
Reviewed May 10, 2017

I only went through this quickly as part of a walking tour, but considering its free, its worth a look. Not only to see the artworks, but the actual building is beautiful. Apparently it was built with a secret loft where they used to hide...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank dalton1skiing
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

Fascinating exhibition of modern art and video graphics. The illuminated ceiling is breathtaking. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank naylor205
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Visiting the building itself is interesting, high crafted ceilings and used for different purposes throughout the years. Currently a city museum that you can visit free and enjoy different exhibitions.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Mary M
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