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Llotja ([ˈʎɔdʒə], [ˈʎɔdʒa], plural llotjes); in Aragonese: loncha; in Spanish: lonja, is a Iberian term for a building that, during the Middle Ages, was used for commercial purpose.

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Others, in feudal towns, were used for fishing and livestock market.

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Llotjes from the former Crown of Aragon

The existing llotjes from the former Crown of Aragon are:

  • Llotja of Valencia or Llotja de la Seda, civil Gothic monument built between 1482 and 1492, by the mason master Pere Compte. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on December 7, 1996.
  • Llotja of Palma or Sa Llotja, (1420–1452).
  • Llotja of Barcelona or Llotja del Mar, (1352–1453) (reformed 1774–1802).
  • Llotja of Perpignan (currently into France) (14th–16th centuries).
  • Llotja del Cànem in Castellón de la Plana.
  • Llotja of Castelló d'Empúries (c. 1393).
  • Llotja of Tortosa (1368–1373).
  • Loncha of Sos del Rey Católico (15th century).
  • Llotja of Alcañiz (15th century).
  • Loncha of Zaragoza (1541–1551).
  • Casa Consistorial de Tarazona, (1563) formerly was a loncha, the same building become in mid-17th century to be the Town Hall.
  • Llotjes in the rest of Spain

  • Casa de Contratación, also called Casa Lonja de Sevilla, in which centralized all trade of America with Spain from 1580 to 1717, including all types of products.
  • Lonja de San Felipe or Las gradas de San Felipe, was in Madrid (16th c.), was demolished.
  • Antigua Lonja in El Puerto de Santa María (18th century).
  • References

    Llotja Wikipedia


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