Hospital Sant Pau – a visionary wonder
Designed by Lluis Domenech i Montaner, the series of buildings that made up this complex are considered some of his best work. A functioning hospital until 2009, it has attracted many visitors purely because of the splendor of its Modernista architecture.
Gaudí’s La Pedrera – a building you won’t forget
Gaudí’s last residential project, La Pedrera, is one of the most photographed buildings in Barcelona. But to truly understand the uniqueness of this highly unusual house, you have to venture inside...
Exploring Gaudí’s Casa Batlló
A must-see on Barcelona's Modernista trail, Gaudí's Casa Batlló inspires many an ooh and ah from appreciative visitors on the glamorous Passeig de Gràcia. Find out what lies in store on a tour behind its famous façade.
The ticket that lets you skip the queues at Casa Batlló
If you think the exterior of Casa Batlló is impressive, just wait until you get inside! The interior is an architectural gem, brimming with creativity, imagination and fantasy. Avoid queuing with the crowds by buying a ticket with Ticketbar.
Who was Antoni Gaudí?
When you hear the name Antoni Gaudí, you automatically think of stunning architecture and the city of Barcelona - the two go hand in hand. This man is one of the greatest architects the world has seen and is emblematic of the city. Here's some key information about this famous Catalan.
The Palau Güell – the rebirth of a Gaudí masterpiece
At the beginning of May 2011, one of Gaudi’s most important masterpieces on the modernist trail re-opened its doors to the public. We look forward to your thoughts and opinions!
Palau de la Música Catalana – a palace indeed
Palau de la Musica is a palace for music, an architectural “garden” filled with flowers, trees and nature. Discover its rich history, cultural importance, the reasons behind such a building and find out why visiting this unique and magnificent building is a must do when in Barcelona.
The Modernista Trail, An Itinerary Covering the Monuments of Modernisme in Barcelona
The Modernist Trail offers you an itinerary, allowing you to witness the master works of Modernist architecture which make up the splendour of Barcelona. If you wish to know more about this route, this article is for you…
Guided tours for architecture junkies
Architecture and design junkies rejoice! Whatever your taste, from Antonio Gaudi to Zaha Hadid, Artchitectours have the perfect guided tours of the best Barcelona has to offer.
The Sagrada Família – Gaudí’s last work
The Sagrada Familia is the emblem of Barcelona and arguably Gaudí’s most breathtaking creation. Under construction for more than 120 years, it attracts almost 3 million visitors a year and no trip to the Catalonian capital is complete without seeing it for yourself. Read on for more about what you can expect to see.
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