Lonja de la Seda (Commodity Exchange Building)

Silk Exchange in Valencia

Situated in the center of the city of Valencia, the Lonja de la Seda or Lonja de los Mercaderes (Commodity Exchange Building or Silk Exchange), is one of Europe’s most beautiful and famous buildings of the Gothic civil architecture. It has been declared a National Historic and Artistic Monument since 1931 and a World Heritage Monument by UNESCO since 1996.

It is located in front of the central market and the Santos Juanes church. It occupies a surface of almost 2,000 m2 and possesses dimensions worthy of a cathedral.

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