We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Lonja de la Seda

Plaza del Mercado, 46001 Valencia, Spain
+34 963 15 39 31
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 82.93*
and up
Wine Walking Tour of Valencia
More Info
US$ 98.37*
and up
Valencia Wine and Tapas Tour Guided by a Sommelier
More Info
US$ 31.13*
and up
Valencia City Sights Bike Tour
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“silk exchange” (73 reviews)
“audio guide” (79 reviews)
“main hall” (38 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Plaza del Mercado, 46001 Valencia, Spain
El Mercat
CONTACT
Website
+34 963 15 39 31
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (3,877)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 675 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visit this monumental medievalp market place to see some of the most remarkable capital carved with grotesques in Spain. The high ceilings and columns in the main market area are extraordinary.

Thank Rb2495
Reviewed 4 days ago

For 2 euros you can visit this place. the courtyard is beautiful surrounded by orange trees, the main building is so impressive !!!! The grounds are lovely and worth every penny. Highly recommend a visit!!!!

Thank LynseyUK55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building is spectacular, but if you are not on a guided tour there is limited information if you are not able to read Spanish. Free with the Valencia Tourist Card, so if you have time, pop in for a few minutes.

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this place! Even more so after getting some more information from an outside tour guide on the specifics of the architecture 😂 beautiful nonetheless!

Thank BiancaJG
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful 15th century renaissance building was originally Valencia's silk and commodities market. It is one of Spain's finest Gothic public buildings. The contract room is magnificent, it is like a cathedral to commerce, with carvings, columns and tracery. There is a lovely internal courtyard...More

Thank ES1211
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This amazing old building dates from the 14th /15th century. Was built as a commercial centre for trading in the valencia area. It was a silk based place at first and evolved into an important trading base over the years.

Thank Anonpeo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend visiting this place after lunch (e.g. lunch in the market area which is a few meters away), for a peaceful walk in the garden and inside this beautiful building. Great place

Thank Benoit PA P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very short tour and reasonably priced for what you get/see. Worth a visit if passing by for the giant hall, alone.

Thank Hereforthevistas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing building. It’s very well maintained and the sculptures in the building are intact. A huge place

Thank dorisjaf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely building to see from the outside or if tou have time, to visit. It is easily reached in the centre of the City right opposite the Central Market.

Thank Barry S
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 98 hotels in Valencia
Hospederia del Pilar
304 reviews
.13 km away
Pension El Rincon
141 reviews
.17 km away
Vincci Mercat
777 reviews
.25 km away
Hotel One Shot Mercat 09
101 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Crudo Bar
526 reviews
.07 km away
Boatella Tapas
502 reviews
.06 km away
Tyris On Tap
136 reviews
.07 km away
Taberna La Senia
225 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Central Market (Mercado Central)
15,345 reviews
.10 km away
Iglesia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir
1,186 reviews
.21 km away
Plaza del Mercado (Placa del Mercat)
2,813 reviews
.10 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
crosscreek7
7 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
Response from WatfordBrian | Reviewed this property |
La Lonja is the Silk Exchange. The Silk Museum is called the Colegio del Arte Mayor de la Seda and is on Carrer de l'Hospital, 7 La Lonja opening hours are Mon-Sat 9:30 am to 7pm Sundays and bank hols 9:30 am to 3pm. Entry... More
1
Vote
Silesia27
5 December 2015|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from dleeds | Reviewed this property |
I would see the beautiful older parts of the city first. The Mercado and the Silk Exchange are almost across the street from each other. The main square and Basilica are close and wandering the streets for an hour or more... More
1
Vote
michael c
29 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from groguet | Reviewed this property |
Entrance is free on Sunday (the audioguide costs a couple of euros still, if you get that) and I believe ours are 9 to 3.
1
Vote