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48-hour Open House Barcelona: exploring the hidden face of the city

Periodically held every October in the city of Barcelona, the architecture festival 48-hour Open House Barcelona proposes an intimate tour of the Catalan capital. Around 200 buildings usually closed to public open their doors for free to let hordes of visitors explore them on 26 and 27 of October. The aim of the festival is to explain the architecture of…

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Barcelona best travelling destination in 2019

Barcelona, best travelling destination in 2019?

Our blog articles always praise the magnificent city of Barcelona like being the most fantastic place to visit in Spain and probably in the world. But honestly, can you blame us for that? We’ve entitled this article Barcelona, best travelling destination in 2019 and this is why. The city enjoys more than 2530 hours of sunshine yearly, it’s located between…

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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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Kosmopolis literature festival in Barcelona

Kosmopolis – literature festival in Barcelona

Fellow readers, literature lovers and soon visitors of Barcelona, take a break and read this article especially made for you. Kosmopolis literature festival in Barcelona Although the Catalan capital is not mainly famous for that, it has a long tradition of literature. The city has been mentioned in several novels and hosts various literary events every year. Public of every…

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Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience

Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience in Barcelona

The award-winning interactive exhibition “Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience” has finally arrived in Barcelona. From the 14th of March until the 14th of July 2019, take a multi-sensory journey into the world-famous Dutch painter’s life as if you were actually living it. Created by the experts of the Van Gogh Museum of Amsterdam, it displays over 10,000 elements thanks 17 projectors,…

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A romantic Valentine’s Day in Barcelona

This article is for you to spend a romantic Valentine’s Day in Barcelona. We have to recognise that Barcelona isn’t the first place that comes to people’s mind when they think of a romantic place. For sure it’s not Paris where you could propose your beloved one under the Eiffel Tower. Neither it’s Venice where you could go on a…

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Festa Major de Gracia in Barcelona

Festa Major de Gràcia in Barcelona

If you are visiting Barcelona between the 15th and 21st of August, allocate some time to attend Festa Major de Gracia in Barcelona.     It is considered to be the most festive and original district festival of the city. Stroll around the streets of the neighbourhood to understand what we’re talking about Gràcia is located 20 minutes away from…

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Grec festival Barcelona

Grec Festival in Barcelona: a tribute to performing art

Grec festival Barcelona During the summer, Barcelona is the city that never rests. Its numerous popular parties and festival will keep you entertained for the whole period. One of the most foretold summer festivals is the month-long Grec Festival Barcelona. From 25 June to 31 July 2019  this major event in the Catalan capital presents quality theatre, dance, music and circus…

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Best tips for enjoying Sant Jordi in Barcelona

Best tips for enjoying Sant Jordi in Barcelona

Being the patron saint of Catalonia, Sant Jordi or Saint George is one of the most festive days of the region. If you happen to be in Barcelona during the 23rd of May you will be lucky to take part in one of the various very special events proper to the Catalan culture and customs. On Sant Jordi’s day the…

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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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Mobile phone and tablet apps for discovering Barcelona | ChicRoom Barcelona

Mobile phone and tablet apps for discovering Barcelona Freshly arrived in Barcelona, are you determined to make the most of your stay? And above all, not to be impressed by the infinite number of museums and restaurants? With our guide for mobile phone and tablet apps for discovering Barcelona, the city is your new playground and offers you its best…

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surprising unusual Catalan Barcelona traditions

Surprising Catalan traditions

Surprising unusual Catalan Barcelona traditions Catalonia is a region with a very important cultural heritage that you will not be tired of discovering during your stay… We think then of museums, architecture or even gastronomy, but do not forget especially the traditions that occupy a place of choice! Whether you have decided to visit the Catalan capital, Barcelona or any…

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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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Places to visit in Barcelona

Don’t miss these places to visit in Barcelona

The city of Barcelona is full of amazing sites and you might not have enough time to see them all (unless you decide to come back, which is a brilliant idea!); therefore, you’ll find our selection of amazing places to visit in Barcelona. Enjoy your stay in the Catalan capital!   Park Guell     A masterpiece by Antonio Gaudi.…

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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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