The Gaudí Exhibition Center is situated in the medieval Casa de la Pia Almoina, which incorporates the old Roman wall and ancient entrance to Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. The museum consists of 1,000 square metres, distributed over three floors covering the life and work of the great Catalan architect.
The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is a Roman Catholic basilica designed by Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) and probably the most emblematic of all Barcelona’s attractions. Construction of Sagrada Familia began in 1882 and Gaudí began working on the project in 1883. He combined Gothic and curvilinear Art Nouveau forms and the basilica became … Read more
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. The project was completed between 1884 and 1887 and marks Gaudí’s first commission in Barcelona for … Read more
Plaça Reial (Royal Square), honoring King Ferdinand VII, is situated in the heart of the Gothic Quarter, next to La Rambla. It was completed in 1848 and was formerly the site of a convent. Confiscated in 1835, the convent was one of several destroyed along La Rambla as a result of laws that forced the Church … Read more
The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) is a multidisciplinary institution in Raval hosting exhibitions, debates, festivals, concerts, films, courses and workshops. Architects Helio Piñón and Albert Viaplana remodeled the premises. The decoration of sgraffiti and majolica applications on the external façade date back to 1926-1929. Address: Montalegre, 5, 08001 Barcelona Phone: 933 06 … Read more