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La Lonja de la Seda

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Address: Plaza del Mercado, 46001 Valencia, Spain
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+34 963 15 39 31
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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USD 65.83*
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Wine Walking Tour of Valencia
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Valencia Historical Guided Tour and Paella Cooking Class
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Valencia Wine and Tapas Tour Guided by a Sommelier

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What a visual treat !

The columns inside took my breath away ! Must visit for anyone visiting Valencia. I don't want to say too much. Go there and find out for yourself :)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The columns inside took my breath away ! Must visit for anyone visiting Valencia. I don't want to say too much. Go there and find out for yourself :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This beautifully restored building seems more like a restored monastery than a silk traders market. The beautiful architectural details and the story of its history make it well worth a visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The famed Silk Exchange, a gem of Gothic architecture, was built in 1469, and is a soaring symbol of the city's prosperous silk industry. Overlooking the Plaza del Mercado, It bears witness to Valencia's Renaissance trading power. My spouse and I were on a Viking Cruise shore excursion, as as such, we were only allowed to view the exterior, which... More 

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Samobor, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In the city centre, close to the market place, very cheap ticket, impressive interior architecture (although the rooms are empty), a short visit is enough. Should visit if you're visiting the old city centre of valencia.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This silk hall seems like a temple to commerce, with a main hall of torqued columns that is simply elegant. I'm glad I went on sunday though when entrance was free because except for sitting in its interior courtyard, there is not a lot else to see.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting history and worth visiting. However it is very small. It takes only 10 minutes to see the whole place.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An impressive building with a huge hall with columns in gothic style and two smaller rooms with a presiding table and chairs, but not much more too see. Well, one more thing - a small nice garden with orange trees. Free entrance with Valencia tourist card.

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L'Escala, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learning the architecture and history of this building made the visit incredibly worthwhile. Definitely worth the time

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing building, one of the best civil gothics buildings in Spain. Very well conserved, you can have an audio guide for ht visit. It is well presented, and it is important to pay attention to the small decoration in the arches around the main door. They represent all artist interests, sometimes a hidden language. It is really a "must" in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Lonja is a very well maintained Gothic-style building in the old center of Valencia. The hall of columns is quite impressive with its majestic twisted columns and that alone deserves to be seen. The visit doesn't take long as it's only 3 (empty) halls and the basement. Unfortunately there are no info tables around so, if you want to... More 

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