21 Aug Amazing Architecture Of Barcelona
Those who have ever read anything about Barcelona city know that this city is home to a great number of marvelous architecture. Be it modernist or medieval architecture, the city has preserved the buildings and other constructions in all their true forms and glory. That is why so many tourists come on their vacations to Barcelona and cannot help but admire the beautiful city.
Here is a collection of some of the best forms of architecture in Barcelona:
Built between 1883 and 1888, this is considered as Antoni Gaudi’s most important creation. It was built as a residence but now is visited by tourists who love to admire great works and uniqueness.
Basilica Santa Maria del Mar
It was constructed between 1329 and 1383. This building is a prime example of Catalan Gothic. It is a contrast between two opposing views. From the outside, the basilica looks cramped and narrow, but its interior is wide and never-ending.
Palau de la Musica, Catalana
It is a concert hall, which has also been named as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was built by Lluis Domenechi Montaner in 1908. It took him 3 years to construct the concert hall, including the marbled staircase, the sculpture, and the façade.
This skyscraper is unlike any other architecture mentioned on this list. Designed by Jean Nouvel and build by Dragados, it was opened in 2005. It is considered as an high-tech architectural example in the city of Barcelona.
Also known as La Pedrera, it is the last work of Antoni Gaudi. It is also a modernist-style building which was built as a residence for a businessman and his wife in 1910. The building is now open to visitors who would like to tour the insides of the building and admire the beauty that it is.
So, don’t miss out on these architectures when you are on your vacation to Barcelona!