Contact details

Plaza del Rey s/n
08002  Barcelona  (Catalonia)
museuhistoria@bcn.cat
www.museuhistoria.bcn.es
Tel.:+34 932562100
Fax.:+34 932680454

Location

Barcelona

Description

It lies next to the Real Mayor Palace and was built in 1302.

Built in 1302, it has an exceptional altarpiece by Jaume Huguet (fifteenth century).

Santa Agata chapel, also known as the Royal Chapel, also comprises of the group of buildings of Real Mayor Palace. It is set in the Roman wall and was built in 1302 by order of Jaime II and his wife Blanca D'Anjou. The chapel houses the 15th century Reredos of the High Constable, by Jaume Huguet, one of the landmarks in Catalan painting. A staircase that leads to the sixteenth century tower by Martín el Humano is accessed from a small room to the right of the altar.

  • Construction: Chapel
  • Artistic period: Gothic
  • Historic period: 14th century
  • Setting: Palacio Real Mayor.

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Tuesday to Saturday From 10:00 to 19:00
  • Sunday From 10:00 to 20:00
  • Closing days: Monday

Prices

  • General: €7
  • Reduced: €5
  • Groups: €5
  • Children: Admission free
  • ICOM members and associations: Admission free

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