La Llotja de Mar - old Barcelona fish and finantial Market

Updated: Aug 22

Built in the XIV century, this magic place used to be one of the first financial markets in Europe and the sea consulate of a very powerful navy empire as it was the Crown of Aragon (a very important kingdom in the Mediterranean sea during the middle age). The architecture of this building has a mix of Gothic and Neoclassic style, with a very unique set of

arches and impressive columns pretty unique from a civil building perspective. Today this building can be visited only thru a guided tour from a specialized agency (

A quite unique experience that is not in the standard tours and is worth every penny.