Barcelona Neoclassical facade Town Hall in Plaza Sant Jaume
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Barcelona Neoclassical facade Town Hall in Plaza Sant Jaume

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Updated: Sep 21, 2021

by: Barcelona Travel Hacks

Town Hall in Plaza Sant Jaume

Summary: Neoclassical facade & gothic interior such as the 14th century Great Hall designed by Pere Llobet. Government building closed except on special visiting days.

Address: Plaza de Sant Jaume 1, Barcelona. 08002

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Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information
Adult Zone 1 T-casual FREE
Child T-familiar FREE
Group/Family Ticket:
Notes: Interior visits Sundays only 10 - 14h but currently suspended.
Free day:

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About Town Hall in Plaza Sant Jaume:

In Roman times the area of Plaza Sant Jaume was the Forum of the town, an open public space used for meetings.

The Current day building, much older than it looks, contains many large halls that have been used for governance of the city over the centuries. An example of which is the Sala de Cent which was used by the council of 100 counts from 1373 till its disolution in 1714.

The building is by architect Pere Llobet and built in the 14th Century. However the Facade contains features such as statues of King Jaume I and Joan Fivaller in the vulted niches. They were sculpted by Josep Bover in 1847.


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Visiting Town Hall in Plaza Sant Jaume:

Visits are not normally permitted to the interior. However on certain days of the year such as the Dia nacional de Catalunya, National day of Catalunya, 11th September, The Townhall is open for visits from the public.

Also according to the web it was possible to visit the interior on Sunday'between 10 and 14h but this is nolonger available. Hopefully visits will be restarted soon. When I visited It was on the national day of Catalunya but the queue was very long and the palace full of people.


Getting To Town Hall in Plaza Sant Jaume:

Nearest TMB Metro is Juame I on the yellow (L4) line.

Weather for Barcelona:


There are 2 PDf documents:

Street Map Gothic Quarter

PDF: Street Map Gothic Quarter
Author: Barcelona Travel Hacks

Metro Map Jaume I

PDF: Metro Map Jaume I
Author: www.tmb.cat

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BCN12 - Barcelona Gothic Quarter

A City walk around the gothic qurter of Barcelona via The cathedral, Frederic Mares Museum, Barcelona Histrory Museum, Roman wall Remains and Playing cards Museum.

Distance: 2.65 Km

Difficulty: Easy

Return Travel Fare: T-Casual Zone 1

Transport Network: Barcelona Metro

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