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Contact details

Avenida Marqués de Argentera 2
08003  Barcelona  (Catalonia)
Tel.:+34935209000
Tel.:+34 935209446
Fax.:+34 935209371

Location

Autonomous region:
Catalonia

Province/Island:
Barcelona

Barcelona

Description

It is a classical style building situated on the seashore

The Old Customs House is one of the most important buildings which surround the Plaza del Portal de la Pau. It was built between 1896 and 1902 by Enric Sagnier and Pere García, and is in the Neoclassical style. The winged Sphinxes which crown the large towers stand out. The interior of the building houses allegorical paintings about the imaginary visit of Don Quixote to the city of Barcelona.

Construction:
Public building

Artistic period:
Eclectic

Historic period:
19th century

Setting:
Monument to Columbus and the Reials Drassanes.

Practical information

Schedule

Closed temporarily for works.


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