28 Aug History Lovers Should Be here: Barcelona
Palau de la música Catalana: A visit to this concert hall is a must whether you can or cannot catch a live show here. This hall has a lot of importance in Barcelona’s history and stands as a proof of magnificent architecture and design during the early 1900s.
Built in the late 1880s, this is just another creation of Antoni Gaudi. It was built for Eusebi Guell who was the then business tycoon of Barcelona. It is located in the Eixampl area of Barcelona and it is famous because of its interiors and the modernist architecture, which Antoni Gaudi specializes in.
La Sagrada Familia
It is a basilica and another feather in the cap for Antoni Gaudi and his incomparable work. This basilica is still incomplete and is expected to be finished by the year 2046, even though the church is completely open to all kinds of visitors.
Hospital de Sant Pau
Also known as Hospital of the Holy Cross and Saint Paul, this complex was a hospital until 2009. The hospital was closed down to renovate the building and open it as a museum to the visitors. It was built by Lluís Domènech i Montaner in 1930, after working on it for 29 years! It is a World Heritage Site as declared by UNESCO and tours around the building take place throughout the day. So, don’t miss out on this one, on your trip to Barcelona!
Arc de Triomf
The name speaks for itself: the arch was built as a triumphal arch in the year of 1888, in Barcelona for the Barcelona World Fair. The reason why you should not miss out on this one on your trip to Barcelona is that you will get to add so much to your knowledge about this beautiful city’s history.
What seems like a city filled with modern architecture, beautiful landscape and friendly neighborhood, is also a city with a rich background in history. So, go ahead and reach out to the knowledgeable guides for some information on Barcelona’s history.