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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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Güell Pavilions

Pavellons de la Finca Güell

The Porta del Drac (Dragon’s Gate) used to be the private entrance for the Güell family. Industrialist Eusebi Güell owned an estate in the Les Corts district with a Caribbean-style mansion called Torre Satalia, which is situated roughly where the Palau Reial de Pedralbes now stands. Güell contracted Antoni Gaudí to remodel the entrance lodges and gardens for the estate. […]

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Torre de Collserola

Torre de Collserola

Torre de Collserola was designed by the architect Sir Norman Foster and by the Spanish civil engineers Julio Martínez Calzón and Manuel Julià Vilardell. The tower was built in 1991 and is located on Tibidabo hill in the Serra de Collserola. It is primarily used as a TV and radio transmitter.

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