C. Canvis, 7
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This is an outstanding building from the 16th century. Apart from being the headquarters of city representatives of this institution it housed the customs offices that controlled the movement of goods through the city and collected transit taxes for them.
The building was built between 1576 and 1578 and was worked on by the master builder Vicent Daroca and the sculptor Agustí Pujol, among others. The building was made with stone ashlars and was the headquarters of the citizen’s representatives to the General Courts or General Regional Council, a body that later became the Autonomous Government. It also housed the customs offices and was a place where travellers and tradesmen paid their taxes for entering and leaving the city. Doctor Jaume Ferran i Clua once lived in this palace.