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6 Gothic Valencia

Silk Exchange

Lonja de los Mercaderes. Outside view of the Merchants’
building or Silk Exchange (1482-1498), constructed by the
architect Pere Compte, the most important civic building in
the Valencian Gothic style, today listed as a World Heritage
building. It contains the rectangular-shaped columned
trading hall and three naves with cross rib vaulting set on
16 shafts decorated with rope-like funiculus edge-rolls.
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