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Contact details

Plaza San Marcelo, 5
24003  León  (Castile-Leon)
http://www.turisleon.com/pruebas_im_comarca/ciudad_leon/casa_botines.html
Tel.:+34 987292530
Tel.:+34 987292712

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
León

León

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Description

Social headquarters of the Caja España

Antonio Gaudí started the project of this building in 1891 commissioned by the fabric merchants of León.These business men had a relationship with the Catalan textile sector.Actually it was one of these Catalan business men, Carlos Güell, who recommended Gaudí as possible designer for the new Leonese textile headquarters.The result was a modernist building with a Medieval look.All business activity was carried out on the ground floors.The upper floors were reserved for residencesThe building was declared a Historic Monument in 1969.9. Today it is the social headquarters of Caja España.

Construction:
Stately or noble house

Artistic period:
Modernism

Historic period:
19th century

Practical information

Schedule


Only the exterior of the monument can be visited.


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