Category: Monuments

  • Casa Amatller

    La Casa Amatller

    Casa Amatller belonged to the famous chocolate maker Antoni Amatller Costa (1851-1910) and is one of the most impressive buildings in Barcelona. Discover the dragons, knights and other mythical characters on the façade and visit the rooms and halls inside. History The Amattler House was not built from scratch in …

  • arc triomphe

    Triumphal arch

    Celebrate a non-military victory. Barcelona’s triumphal arch, unlike the others, was not made to celebrate any military victory. It was built to be the gateway to the 1888 Universal Exhibition, located in the space previously occupied by the Citadel, which Philip V had built in 1714 after the War of …

  • torre agbar

    Agbar Tower

    In 1999, the French architect Jean Nouvel designed his Torre Agbar in Barcelona’s 22@ modern technological district in collaboration with the Spanish architectural firm b720. Six years later, the glass building was completed. Not only an icon of Barcelona’s modern skyline, but also an example of ecological renewal. Modern icon …

  • monument colon

    Columbus Monument

    The greatest explorer in the history of the world is undoubtedly Christopher Columbus, better known in Spanish as Christóbal Colón. The Italian from the north of Genoa discovered the new world on one of his distant journeys. You can always go on a voyage of discovery with him. If only …

  • casa batllo

    Casa Batlló

    Casa Batlló is one of the main tourist attractions of Barcelona. Located on one of the most important avenues of the city, the building was constructed by a renowned architect. What is Casa Batlló? It is a building designed by the famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. Considered a masterpiece, the …

  • sagrada familia

    Sagrada Familia

    The Sagrada Familia is really impressive. Even if you do not have much time, you can not leave without seeing it! It is the work of a life of the city’s favorite child, Antoni Gaudí. The magnificent spiers of the unfinished cathedral tear up the sky with its rounded lines …

  • casa-mila

    La Pedrera Casa Mila

    Visitors can tour the building and climb the roof with giant multicolored chimneys. On summer weekends, the roof is illuminated and open to enjoy spectacular views of Barcelona. One floor below the roof is the modest museum dedicated to Gaudí’s work. Built between 1905 and 1910, is another masterpiece of …

  • casa-vicens

    Casa Vicens

    Casa Vicens was Gaudí’s first private work, after he graduated and carried out numerous public works as an architect’s assistant. The house was commissioned by his friend Manuel Vicens i Muntaner, a stockbroker. At first it was a small summer house, located in the old town of Gràcia. Years later, …