Lonja de la Seda

El Carmen

Lonja de la Seda

  • One of the most symbolic buildings in Valencia
  • Gothic style building in the city cente, in the neighborhood of El Carmen and close to Playa del Ayuntamiento and Mercado Central
  • Lonja (Llotja in Catalan/Valencian) is a where merchants used to meet
  • UNESCO World Heritage since 1996
  • 1990 square meters surface
  • At the end of the XIII century the old Lonja became too small for the trade. That’s why, in 1469 a new Lonja was built
  • Divided into 3 different areas and a garden. The garden is called “patio de naranjos”

Lonja de la Seda 1

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