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Fundación Valencia III Milenio
Infovalencia (Valencia Tourist & Convention Bureau)

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1996
Size of heritage:

Longitude: 0,378°
Latitude: 39,474°


Built between 1482 and 1533, this group of buildings was originally used for trading in silk (hence its name, the Silk Exchange) and it has always been a centre for commerce. It is a masterpiece of late Gothic architecture. The grandiose Sala de Contratación (Contract or Trading Hall), in particular, illustrates the power and wealth of a major Mediterranean mercantile city in the 15th and 16th centuries.

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