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  • Sant Cugat del Vallés Monastery. Sant Cugat del Vallès.

    Art | Monuments


    … Jardines del Monasterio s/n. 08172. Sant Cugat del Vallès. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 935895340 | E-mail: museu@santcugat.cat. http://www.museu.santcugat.cat. This is the most important monastery in Barcelona. It dates back to the 9th century. It consists of a church, built in the 11th and 12t…

  • Berenguer d´Aguilar Palace. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Montcada 15. 08003. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 933150102 | E-mail: museupicasso@bcn.cat. www.museupicasso.bcn.es/index.htm. A Gothic building at the heart of the Picasso Museum. The Gothic building dates back to the fifteenth century. It has been the Picasso Museum since 1963. Berenguer …

  • Pedralbes Monastery. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Baixada del Monestir, 9. 08034. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: monestirpedralbes@bcn.cat. http://www.bcn.cat/monestirpedralbes/es/. Gothic monastery with a single-nave church. The Gothic style monastery was built in the 14th century. The church has only one nave. The monastery was founded in 1326 by…

  • Christopher Columbus monument. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Portal de la Pau, s/n. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: info@barcelonaturisme.com. www.barcelonaturisme.com. The discoverer of America. One of the most emblematic monuments in the town. The 52 metre high column was designed by Gaietà Buïgas for the 1888 World Exhibition, and is crowned by…

  • Roman Necropolis. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Vila de Madrid s/n. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: museuhistoria@bcn.cat. www.museuhistoria.bcn.cat. Ninety five tombs from the second and third centuries A.D. Part of a necropolis from the second and third centuries A.D. lie in Vila de Madrid square. The 95 graves lie in between …

  • Mies Van der Rohe Pavilion. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia 7, (Parc de Montjuïc). 08038. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: pavello@miesbcn.com. http://www.miesbcn.com. Influenced by Bauhaus. This edifice was built under the clear influence of Bauhaus, for the International Exhibition of 1929. This is the pavilion built by Mies…

  • Roca dels Moros. Cogul, El.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Camí d’el Cogul a Albagés, km 1. 25152. Cogul, El. Lleida. (Catalonia) http://cogul.rupestre.org/es. Discovered over one century ago, the rock paintings found on the walls of this natural shelter are among the earliest known examples of the style known as Levantine rock art. This is a natural shelte…

  • Settlement of Olèrdola. Olèrdola.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera del Castell d’Olèrdola, s/n. 08734. Olèrdola. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: difusiomac.cultura@gencat.cat. http://www.mac.cat/cat/Seus/Olerdola. Located on a ridge overlooking the plain of El Penedès, this settlement was inhabited from the Bronze Age through to the time of the Christian r…

  • Reials Drassanes Boatyards. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida de les Drassanes s/n. 08001. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 933187876 | E-mail: m.maritim@diba.cat. http://www.mmb.cat/. Royal shipyards of the 14th century. The Mediterranean expansion of Aragon and Catalonia created the need to build numerous boats which prompted Pedro el Grande to build…

  • Terrassa: parque de Vall Paradis. Terrassa.

    Art | Monuments


    … 08221. Terrassa. Barcelona. (Catalonia) The city of Terrassa is located on the edge of Sant Llorenç del Munt Natural Park. In the city centre is Vallparadís, one of the largest urban parks in Spain. The city of Terrassa preserves most of its heritage, which includes the great Vallparadís Park. Terra…

  • Augusto Roman Temple. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Paradís 10. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: museuhistoria@bcn.cat. www.barcelonaturisme.com. Forum of Barcelona. Only four Corinthian spire columns on a podium remain in this temple consecrated to Augustus in the 1st century. This temple chaired the Roman forum of Barcelona and was also …

  • Greek ruins of Empuries. Escala, L'.

    Art | Monuments


    … 17130. Empuries. Escala, L'. Girona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 972775975 | E-mail: macempuries.cultura@gencat.cat. http://www.mac.cat/esl/Sedes/Empuries. Ampurias is the most important Greek archaeological site to be found in Spain.Its origin stems from the settlement of Greek colonisers during the 5th …

  • Viejo Bridge in Besalú. Besalú.

    Art | Monuments


    … Sobre el río Fluvià. 17850. Besalú. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: otbesalu@turismegarrotxa.com. www.ajuntamentbesalu.org. Located on the Fluvía river.Passing through the towered entrance accesses the county's capital.It is believed to have been built in the 11th century on a Roman bridge and rebuilt d…

  • El Puig de Sant Andreu Iberian Settlement. Ullastret.

    Art | Monuments


    … Puig de Sant Andreu. 17114. Ullastret. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: macullastret.cultura@gencat.cat. http://www.mac.cat/esl/Sedes/Ullastret/Presentacion. It is a pre-Roman archaeological site of the Indiketes tribe.Dating from the 6th century B.C., to the 2nd century B.C. There are very few remains o…

  • Tossa de Mar walled enclosure. Tossa de Mar.

    Art | Monuments


    … 17320. Tossa. Tossa de Mar. Girona. (Catalonia) E-mail: oftossa@ddgi.es. www.infotossa.com. This town was walled to prevent attacks from the sea.There are a few paintings that portray the wall with merlons and built of voussoirs, some round-plan Romanesque towers, and look-out defence posts from the…

  • Church of Santa María. Agramunt.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaça de Santa Maria, s/n. 25310. Agramunt. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: turisme@agramunt.cat. http://agramunt.ddl.net/. This is one of the most important Romanesque buildings in the western regions of Catalonia. It is particularly notable for the exquisite carved decoration on the doorway on the mai…

  • Casa Amatller house. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Passeig de Gràcia, 41. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: amatller@amatller.org. www.barcelonaturisme.com. This work by the architect Puig i Cadafalch combines the neo-Gothic style with a curious stepped gable. It is located near the buildings of Casa Batlló, Gaudí, and the Casa Lleó Morera, by Domènech…

  • Santa Àgata Chapel. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Rey s/n. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 932680454 | E-mail: museuhistoria@bcn.cat. www.museuhistoria.bcn.es. It lies next to the Real Mayor Palace and was built in 1302. Built in 1302, it has an exceptional altarpiece by Jaume Huguet (fifteenth century). Santa Agata chapel, also k…

  • Barcelona Auditorium. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Lepant 150. 08013. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 932479301 | E-mail: info@auditori.org. www.auditori.org. It is a modern building where classical music concerts are held. The auditorium is an ideal place for listening to music measuring over 42,500 square metres. Barcelona's Auditorium, des…

  • Triumphal Arch. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Paseo Lluis Companys s/n. 08010. Barcelona. (Catalonia) www.barcelonaturisme.com. It was the entry gate to the International Exposition of 1888. The monument is an allegory to industry, handicrafts and business, and was designed by the architect Josep Vilaseca. The Triumphal Arch was designed by the…

  • Old Customs House. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida Marqués de Argentera 2. 08003. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 935209371 | 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 Sagni…

  • Marcús Chapel. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Carders s/n. 08003. Barcelona. (Catalonia) A small Romanesque hermitage. The Chapel of Marcús was built in the 12th century next to the old Roman road which led out of the city (today the calle Carders). It is a small Romanesque hermitage which preserves part of its original exterior with blin…

  • Güell Palace. Barcelona.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Calle Nou de la Rambla 3-5. 08001. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 934725772 | E-mail: palauguell@diba.cat. www.palauguell.cat. The small palace. Gaudí was commissioned with the work of constructing the palace on a site measuring 18 x 12 metres with a dome, stained glass windows and stairs that cre…

  • Moja Palace. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Porta Ferrisa 3. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) www.bcn.es. An eclectic building. An eclectic building with both Gothic and Neoclassical elements. Designed by the architect Josep Mas towards the end of the 18th century. This palace, was commissioned by the Marquises of Moja and designed by the archit…


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