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Contact details

Plaza de la Villa 2
28005  Madrid  (Madrid)
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Location

Autonomous region:
Madrid

Province/Island:
Madrid

Madrid

Reservations


Description

In Plaza de la Villa you will find the Lujanes Tower House, a palace from the 15th Century built in Mudejar style using brick and masonry on the façade. It has an irregular floor plan and a large central patio. The main feature is the tower, which is also one of the most outstanding elements in the square. Tradition has it that in the 16th Century this site was used as a provisional prison under French Monarch Francisco I. It is currently the site of the Royal Academy of Moral and Political Science and of the Royal Economic Society for Friends of Madrid. The building is not open to the public.

Construction:
Palace

Artistic period:
Renaissance

Historic period:
15th century

Practical information

Schedule

Only the exterior of the monument can be visited.


Map


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