Generalitat Palace

Local namePalau de la Generalitat de Catalunya
Locationel Gòtic, Barcelona, Spain

This spectacular building is the seat of Generalitat de Catalunya, the autonomous Catalan government. Located in the former Jewish quarter, it dates back to the medieval times. In fact, one hundred and thirty presidents governed Catalonia from this palace. The facade was designed by a Spanish architect Pere Blai in the Renaissance style.

The admission to the palace is free, but you must book a tour in advance. Use the designated form on the official website of the Catalan Government.

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Opening hours

Mon - Sat: 10 am - 8 pm

Open days (no booking necessary): Apr 23, Sep 11 & 24


Free admission.
Tours must be booked in advance.

More information and contact


Official website

Guided Tours

Phone +34 934 02 46 00

Address Plaça de Sant Jaume, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

Coordinates 41°22'59.132" N 2°10'34.779" E

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