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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 which was moved to here stone by stone from Mercaders street in 1931 and that since 1943 houses the Barcelona City History Museum .Topos V, a work by Eduardo Chillida underlines one of the corners of the square
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  • Without a doubt key tour of the city is a medieval square in the middle and the city and if you can climb the Tower better because the views are magnificent.
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  • 是哥特区里一个颇有特色的广场,四周被哥特式和文艺复兴风格的建筑所包围,只有西南侧通向巴塞罗那主教堂,广场一侧的哥特式塔楼是俯瞰中世纪城区的好地方。因为广场隐藏在主街后面,所以很难发现。  more »
  • I was there in the morning and evening too.very specific place in the old quarter of the Barcelona. many restaurants in side  more »
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  • very cool plaza, hidden away from the hustle and bustle. good place to have a cold beer in summer
  • Nice place next to the entrance of Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA.
  • Sitting on this very steps on Placa del Rei, surrounded by Barcelona's royal palace, Palau Reial Major, I imagined myself part of the crowd that listen to Christopher Columbus' discovery of the New World as he relates his tale to the King and Queen. It might just be folklore but didn't stop me from still pretending that it's true. During the Middle Ages, the Palau Reial Major is home to the kings and counts, who ruled Barcelona. The buildings here are great examples of the different civilisations that has made their mark in this city. Just notice how the Romanesque buildings are transformed with Gothic architecture on top of original structures.
  • Not an attraction on it's own but it's close to the historic museum and the cathedral.
  • Nice place but the foutain was full o beer can and plastic bottles.