Category Archives: Gaudi architecture

Casa Batlló tours with Antoni Gaudi

ShareThe Casa Batlló is one of Gaudi’s masterpieces, and one of the jewels of the city. Located on Passeig de Gràcia, where the main concentration of Barcelona’s finest historical art nouveau buildings can be found, though many other fine examples … Continue reading

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48H Open House Barcelona 2015

Share48H Open House Barcelona offers a rare chance to see inside some of the city’s most inspiring buildings that otherwise remain closed to the general public. The Open House initiative was begun in London in 1992, and was brought to … Continue reading

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Hidden Art Nouveau treasures in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona is synonymous with art nouveau and Gaudi. The Sagrada Familia is no less than Spain’s most visited monument, which along with the Casa Battlo and the Pedrera make up Barcelona’s holy trinity of Gaudi art nouveau monuments. These are … Continue reading

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Summer Nights at La Pedrera 2015

ShareFor a truly memorable night out in Barcelona, La Pedrera is set to launch its iconic rooftop summer jazz concert series. Known affectionately to locals as ‘La Pedrera’,the Casa Mila was designed by Gaudí between 1906 and 1910 for businessman … Continue reading

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Pedestrian Sundays

ShareBarcelona pedestrian Sundays are a fun new weekend event organised by the Ajuntament de Barcelona (council). Staring at the end of the month, on March the 29th, the event is to run on six consecutive Sundays up until April the … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Lantern Festival

ShareBarcelona is a cosmopolitan, international city with many ethnic communities. In the last decade the Chinese population has increased dramatically, bringing many new restaurants, festivals, shops and welcome new faces to a city that has always thrived on immigration. The … Continue reading

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Boulevard Sou d’Art at the Casa Batllo

ShareHigh end fashion, design and gastronomy come together at Boulevard Sou d’Art in the Casa Batllo on Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona. This Christmas the iconic art nouveau building by Antoni Gaudí will open its doors once again, to celebrate … Continue reading

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Open House Barcelona 2014

ShareThe Open House initiative began in France in 1984 and since then it has spread to cities all across the globe. The Open House initiative seeks to open up outstanding architecture for all to see, and to encourage dialogue about … Continue reading

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Progress is made on the Sagrada Famila’s Passion Facade

ShareGaudi’s Sagrada Familia is Spain’s most visited monument. Not only is this towering modernist masterpiece famed for its breathtaking eccentricity, it is also famed for still not being finished after nearly 150 years of construction! Well there is a popular … Continue reading

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The re-opening of the Güell Pavilions

ShareBarcelona City Council has announced plans to invest 900,000 Euros in restoring to restore the Güell Pavilions in the Sarrià district of the city. This is great news for the city’s heritage, as Gaudi´s architecture forms a huge part of … Continue reading

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