Tag: Gaudi

Casa Battlo's new facade

The new old face of Casa Batlló

The city of Barcelona is easily associated with Antoni Gaudí – architect of the Sagrada Familia – and its wonderful art nouveau buildings. Although every corner of the Catalan capital is embellished by this architectural masterpieces, there’s one particular spot that comes to mind straight away: the avenue Paseo de Gràcia. The “Quadrat d’Or” (the Golden Square) is a part…

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disappeared lamp of Casa Batlló

A disappeared lamp of Casa Batlló has been found in a suitcase

The story of the disappeared lamp of Casa Batlló seems a bit far-fetched and inspired by a fictional scenario but everything is totally true. Casa Batlló is one of the most famous Gaudí’s buildings in Barcelona. Created between 1904 and 1906, it stands in the noble Paseo de Gràcia as one of the unmissable landmarks of the Catalan capital. Josep…

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Gaudi’s work brought back to life in Barcelona

Demolished more than 70 years ago, a fountain designed by the world-renowned architect Antoni Gaudí (father of the Sagrada Familia) has been recreated. You can find it in the Museu Agbar de les Aigües (Water Museum) located in Cornellà de Llobregat outside Barcelona. Gaudi’s fountain reconstruction Barcelona   #Gaudí va dissenyar aquesta font ornamental el 1883, com a element principal del…

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Modernist monuments sites to see Barcelona

Modernist monuments and sites to see in Barcelona

Modernist monuments and sites to see in Barcelona Modernism in Barcelona is not only about Gaudi and his famous houses on Passeig de Gracia or Parc Güell. There is much more to explore and discover and the number of modernist monuments and sites to see in Barcelona is actually surprising.   Let’s follow the red circles on the route of Modernism!…

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Summer nights in Barcelona | ChicRoom Barcelona

Summer nights events in Barcelona Throughout the summer, the Catalan capital comes together to put on a number of summer nights events in Barcelona in some of the city’s most spectacular monuments. Many of the modernist spaces including Sant Pau Art Nouveau, Palau Guell, Casa Amatller, La Pedrera, la Torre Bellesguard and Casa Batlló all take turn to host various…

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100 reasons to visit Barcelona

  One of the TOP reason to visit Barcelona is its beaches. Over 4.5 kilometres of beaches and Mediterranean coastline await you in Barcelona. Golden sandy beaches with all kinds of amenities – Wi-Fi, beach umbrellas, showers and sporting activities – and shallow waters just a few minutes away by public transport. Enjoy them all year round!     A…

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