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  • Town Hall or Casa de la Ciutat. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Sant Jaume, 1. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) www.bcn.es. Historic building with a mixture of architectural styles. Although the original work dates from the 14th century, various remodelling projects have endowed the Casa de la Ciutat with a mixture of styles. The original work dates from 1…

  • Old Santa Creu Hospital. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Hospital, 56. 08001. Barcelona. (Catalonia) www.barcelonaturisme.com. It is one of the city's most characteristic Gothic buildings. Built in the fifteenth century and declared a national Historic-Artistic Monument in 1931, the ancient Santa Creu hospital is one of the city's most characteristi…

  • 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…

  • Casa Batlló House. Barcelona.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Passeig de Gràcia, 43. 08007. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: infovisites@casabatllo.cat. www.casabatllo.es. Gaudi's world. It is one of Gaudí's best buildings, even though he only redesigned the old façade, making the building more beautiful and converted the main floor into a home, taking care to r…

  • 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…

  • Casa de la Pía Almoina House. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida de la Catedral 4. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) www.barcelonaturisme.com. The building is attached to Barcelona Cathedral and holds the Diocesan Museum. It has two different areas: one Gothic and the other Renaissance. It houses the Diocesan Museum. The first mention of Casa de la Pía Almoin…

  • Casa de Padellàs House (History Museum). Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Rey s/n. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 932680454 | E-mail: museuhistoria@bcn.cat. www.museuhistoria.bcn.es. 16th century Gothic palace. A Gothic palace built in the 16th century that was moved stone by stone to its current location. The Casa Clariana Padellàs currently houses som…

  • Casa Calvet House. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Casp 48. 08010. Barcelona. (Catalonia) www.barcelonaturisme.com. One of the masterpieces by Gaudí. Prize given to the best finished 19th century building. There is a basement, ground floor, four floors, and a roof terrace. The main facade has a Baroque gallery with iron railings and reliefs of…

  • Casa de L'Ardiaca House. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Santa Llúcia 1. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) http://w110.bcn.cat/portal/site/ArxiuHistoric?lang=es_ES. A Gothic Palace from the 15th century. The House of L'Ardiaca was built in the 15th century by order of the Archdeacon Lluís Desplà, who converted his residence into a Gothic palace. In the …

  • Nuestra Señora de La Mercè Basilica. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Mercè 1. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) www.barcelonaturisme.com. Late Gothic style church. Late Gothic style church. It still retains an image of the city's patron saint, the Mercè Virgin. Originally in the thirteenth century the building was Gothic however, it was renovated in the eight…

  • 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…

  • Barcelona cathedral. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Seu, s/n. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 933181681 | E-mail: info@catedralbcn.org. www.catedralbcn.org. Symbol of the Barcelona diocese. It is built on the site of a paleo-Christian basilica. Work began on the building during the Romanesque period, but it was finished according …

  • Gran Liceu Theatre. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Rambla de las Flores 51-59. 08002. Barcelona. (Catalonia) www.liceubarcelona.com. One of the symbols of Barcelona. Its origins date from after the War of Succession, when the field marshals of the new king, Philip V, turned to the opera as entertainment for both their troops and the general public. …

  • Colonia Güell Crypt. Santa Coloma de Cervelló.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Claudi Güell s/n. 08690. Santa Coloma de Cervelló. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: coloniaguell@adleisure.com. http://www.gaudicoloniaguell.org. The church with twisted columns. This monument blends in perfectly with the surrounding countryside. It is considered one of Gaudí's most emblematic works f…

  • Colegio de las Teresianas House. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Ganduxer 85-105. 08022. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: infosecretaria@ganduxer.escolateresiana.com. http://ganduxer.escolateresiana.com/. The sobriety of Gaudí. This work was not begun by Gaudí, he just finished it. Owing to the fact the nuns had very little money, it was built in brick but wi…

  • Santa Creu and Sant Pau Hospital. Barcelona.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Calle Sant Antoni Maria Claret 167. 08025. Barcelona. (Catalonia) E-mail: visites.recinte@santpau.cat. www.santpaubarcelona.org. Its origins date from 1401, with the merger of six hospitals existing at the time in Barcelona. With the growth of the city in the 19th century, it was decided to raise a …

  • Basilica of La Puríssima Concepció. Barcelona.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Aragó 299. 08009. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 932075664 | www.concepciobcn.com. This Gothic church has been moved stone by stone to its current site. It was formerly part of the Monastery of Jonqueres and was moved in the 19th century. It is in the Gothic style. This Gothic-style church d…

  • Casa Vicens House. Barcelona.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Calle de les Carolines 24. 08012. Barcelona. (Catalonia) www.barcelonaturisme.com. The first work by Gaudí on his own. This house exhibits the architectural concept of Gaudí that is repeated in his other buildings, the materials with their own texture and colour, the passionate colours and fauna. Th…

  • Vic Cathedral. Vic.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Catedral s/n. 08500. Vic. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Built on the remains of an 11th century structure. Temple erected in the 11th century of which only the crypt is conserved. This temple founded by Abad Oliba in 1038 still has its original Romanesque bell tower. A large stone cross that opens ou…

  • Basilica of La Sagrada Familia. Barcelona.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Calle Mallorca 401. 08013. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 934761010 | E-mail: informacio@sagradafamilia.org. www.sagradafamilia.org. The great temple of atonement. In 1883 the brilliant architect Gaudí agreed to take on this project, succeeding Francisco de Paula, and worked on it until his death.…

  • Montserrat Monastery. Monistrol de Montserrat.

    Art | Monuments


    … Monte Montserrat s/n. 08199. Monistrol de Montserrat. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 938777724 | E-mail: informacio@larsa-montserrat.com. www.montserratvisita.com. The Virgin of Montserrat. The veneration of this Virgin spread all over South America when the monk Bernat Boil accompanied Christophe…


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