Contact details

Calle Bisbe Caçador 3
08002  Barcelona  (Catalonia)
bones-lletres@boneslletres.cat
http://www.palaurequesens.cat/
http://www.boneslletres.cat/
Tel.:+34 933102349
Fax.:+34 933102349

Location

Barcelona

Description

It is the headquarters of the Royal Academy of Letters

It was built in the Gothic period. It is the headquarters of the Royal Academy of Letters and the Galería de Catalanes Ilustres.

The original Gothic structure is still preserved, although it has since been refurbished and enlarged, Most of the preserved part is a 15th-century reformation. At present, it houses the Royal Academy of Letters, and institution that promotes the learning of Catalan history and literature. It is also the headquarters of the Galería de Catalanes Ilustres, a permanent exhibition of portraits of famous Catalans.

  • Construction: Palace
  • Artistic period: Gothic
  • Historic period: 20th Century, 13th century
  • Setting: Cathedral, Palace of the Catalan Regional Government.

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Monday to Friday From 09:00 to 14:00
  • Closing days: Weekend

Prices

  • Admission free

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