Set in the heart of the El Born neighborhood, Park Hotel is a historic 3-star hotel built between 1950 and 1953 by the architect Antoni de Moragas I Gallissà. The 91 room hotel occupies one of the first buildings of the neo-rationalism movement of postwar Europe. Bar at Park Hotel The hotel restaurant is called 10’s … Read more
[dropcap]A[/dropcap]t PORK boig per tu, chefs Oriol Rovira and Iñaki López de Viñaspre serve up enticing dishes using pork ‘from nose to tail’, prepared with care, detail and tradition. The restaurant is in the heart of city, situated behind the Llotja de Mar, which once housed the Escuela de Bellas Artes where Picasso’s father was a professor. … Read more
[dropcap]B[/dropcap]ubó is a group of bakeries and restaurants in Barcelona specialized in gourmet homemade products, patisserie, pastries and chocolate. Bubó also offers catering services. Catalan pastry chef Carles Mampel and the interior design studio Grumax opened the first bubó store in the El Born neighborhood of Barcelona in 2005. The brand has expanded to open locations … Read more
[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ince 2002, Natalie Capell and her team have created garments offering a unique interpretation of modern femininity, combining both delicacy and strength. The garments stand out for their use of transparencies and the embroidery work done by hand. In 2013 the atelier won the National Award for Craft Work. The boutique is actually hidden behind the atelier, recalling the early twentieth century ateliers in … Read more
[dropcap]A[/dropcap]lsur Cafe offers a Lo que quieras, cuando quieras (what you want, whenever you want it) service – in other words, you can have breakfast at 11PM or a cocktail at 9AM. This characteristic has been called the “southern” attitude and hence the name Alsur. The brunch at Alsur is widely viewed as among the best … Read more
Pablo Picasso was 13 when his family moved to from Barcelona from A Coruña in 1895. His father Ruiz took a position at the School of Fine Arts, where Pablo was admitted as a student. At age 16 Picasso was sent to Madrid’s prestigious Royal Academy of San Fernando. However, he stopped attending classes shortly after starting.
Focused on figurative painting and sculpture of the 20th and 21st Centuries, MEAM is owned by The Foundation of Arts and Artists. The museum is housed in the Gomis Palace, in the heart of El Born neighborhood. Artists represented include Kim Castells, Dani Rovira and Antoni Bofill. Address: Barra de Ferro, 5 Barcelona 08003 Website: www.meam.es