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Contact details

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

Location

Autonomous region:
Catalonia

Province/Island:
Barcelona

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

Closed: 1 January, 1 May, 24 June and 25 December.

Closing days: Monday

Prices

General: €7
Reduced: €5
Groups: €5
Children: Admission free
ICOM members and associations: Admission free
Combined ticket for all centers MUHBA.

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