Palau de la Virreina
Centre de la Imatge
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Palau de la Virreina information
The Palau de la Virreina is a grand 18th-century rococo mansion (with some neoclassical elements) housing an arts/entertainment information and ticket office run by the Ajuntament (town hall). Built by Manuel d’Amat i de Junyent, the corrupt captain general of Chile (a Spanish colony that included the Peruvian silver mines of Potosí), it is a rare example of such a postbaroque building in Barcelona.
In a series of exhibition rooms, including the bulk of the 1st floor, it houses the Centre de la Imatge , scene of rotating photo exhibitions; admission prices and opening hours vary.