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Torre Bellesguard

Most visitors to Barcelona have heard of Antoni Gaudí’s iconic works, such as Casa Mila, Casa Batlló, La Sagrada Familia and Palau Güell. The lesser known Torre Bellesguard, still privately owned and lived in, sits in the exclusive Sarrià-Sant Gervasi neighborhood, perched in the upper reaches of the city. The name Bellesguard, meaning ‘beautiful view’ in Catalan, is said to have come […]

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La Rotonda

Torre Andreu (La Rotonda)

Torre Andreu, also known as “La Rotonda ” is a neoclassical modernist building that was completed in 1918 by the architect Adolf Ruiz i Casamitjana. The building was commissioned by Salvador Andreu i Grau, a Catalan entrepreneur in the pharmaceutical industry, real estate developer and philanthropist. Situated in the Sant Gervasi neighborhood of Barcelona, Torre […]

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Teatre Grec

Teatre Grec

Teatre Grec is a theatre made in the style of ancient Greece and set on Montjuïc, surrounded by parks and gardens. It was built out of a disused quarry for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition by the Catalan architect Ramon Reventós i Ferrerons.

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