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Mirador del Rei Martí

Plaça del Rei (meaning "King's Square" in Catalan, in Spanish: Plaza del Rey) is a 14th-century medieval public square in the Barri Gòtic of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.[1]

The square is surrounded by the Palau Reial Major including the Saló del Tinell, the Palau del Lloctinent ("Lieutenant's Palace"), the 15th-century tower Mirador del Rei Martí ("King Martin's Watchtower"), and the Capella Reial de Santa Àgata ("Royal Chapel of St Agatha"). On its southern side stands Casa Padellàs (Padellàs's House) a 15th-16th century palazzo moved here stone by stone from Mercaders Street in 1931 and since 1943, has housed the Barcelona City History Museum (MUHBA).

Topos V, a work by Eduardo Chillida, underlines one of the corners of the square.


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Coordinates: 41°23?03?N 2°10?39?E / 41.38409°N 2.17747°E / 41.38409; 2.17747

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