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Plaza del Rey - Plaça del Rei

Plaza del Rey is a hidden gem in the Gothic Area. It is a small square with beautiful architecture and a great atmosphere by night. Plaza del Rey is located in the heart of the Gothic District. It is one of the most charming areas in Barcelona.The square itself is made of 3 different buildings. The first is the Tinell room which was commissioned in the 14th century by King Pedro, the second is the

Royal Chapel of St. Agatha built a little earlier at the very beginning of the 14th century on behalf of King James of Aragón, it is an extension of the famous cathedral and has an altarpiece inside painted by the Jaime Huguet. The third and final building is The Palace of Lloctinent built by King Carlos, later in 1549.

The Plaza del Rey Friday

Up until the 23rd of December, Fridays at Plaza del Rey will be held in Barcelona. This means that every Friday evening at Plaza del Rey people can come to this plaza to have fun and enjoy music and dance. They organize concerts, dance workshops, theatrical performances and entertainment for children. At 21:00, there is a special dance workshop for children.

During the shows, music will be the central element. All kind of musicians, both national and international, will provide the visitors with traditional folk music. If you are in Barcelona, make sure you do not miss the opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere at Plaza del Rey.


Plaza del rey, 1, 08002 Barcelona.


L4, stop Jaime I.
Category: Sights

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