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A modernist route through the centre of Barcelona

A walk on foot through the most famous buildings of the city

This Modernist Route through the centre of Barcelona covers approximately five kilometres. It is usually undertaken on foot and it can last from two hours to a whole day, depending on the stops and on the building interiors one wishes to visit. A costless route, it provides a unique opportunity...

La Plaza Real

An open space between the small streets of the old city

In 1860, the opening of La plaza Real in an empty space that was previously occupied by the old convent shifted the centre of Barcelona next to La Rambla. Distinguished and elegant, its Napoleonic architecture attracted the most affluent families and the best restaurants of the city. Despite the...

Contemporary Barcelona

A Stage of architectonic and cultural modernity

Since 1992 a new Barcelona has emerged that attracts well-known architects and postulates itself as a referent of design. Its most important works include Collserola Tower by Norman Foster; L’Auditori by Rafael Moneo; The National Theatre of Catalunya (TNC) by Ricardo Bofill; and the Bac de Roda...