Reial Major Palace
A group of buildings in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona.
It was the residence of the counts of Barcelona, and later the kings of Aragón. It basically consists of three buildings: Salón de Tinell is a spectacular ceremonial area with many blind arches and which uses the old Roman wall; the Palatine Santa Ágata chapel containing the altarpiece of Constable Peter of Portugal by the artist, Jaime Huguet (1465), a masterpiece of Catalan Gothic painting; and the Lloctinent Palace, built in the 16th century by Antoni Carbonell for the king of Spain in a style between late Gothic and early Renaissance.
- Construction: Palace
- Artistic period: Gothic
- Historic period: 16th century, 11th century
- Setting: Cathedral, Palace of the Catalan Regional Government, City Hall, Santa Caterina Market.
From Tuesday to SaturdayFrom 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
SundayFrom 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
- Closing days: Monday
- General: €7
- Reduced: €5
- Children: Admission free
- ICOM members and associations: Admission free
Free admission on the first Sunday of the month, and every Sunday from 3 pm.