Santa Eulalia, which was dethroned as patron of Barcelona by La Mercè, also has its festivals in the city. Nowadays Santa Eulalia is co-patron of Barcelona (in fact the Cathedral is called Cathedral of Santa Creu i Santa Eulalia ), but as you know the biggest party in town is celebrated in honor of the Mare…
Open House Barcelona 2013 (48 Open House BCN) will be another year in October (19th and 20th) with many buildings to be visited free. Open 48 hours for more than 150 buildings of all kinds and enjoy its architecture.
In 2013 will be more than 30 buildings in last year’s Open House Barcelona. Some of them are the House Planells by architect Josep Maria Jujol or Baró de Quadras Palace, both in the Eixample, or Las Cortes, the Torre Girona, the space that houses the Mare Nostrum supercomputer, one of the most powerful in Europe. In Nou Barris developments stand out as the Old Bourbon carports or renewed Guineueta Market. Also you can visit the brand new building design or the newly opened HUB headquarters of the College of Economists of Catalonia.
You can see the complete map of all buildings on the Open House Barcelona 2013 at the following link: http://goo.gl/flZ9Ob
Although Open House Barcelona is a free initiative, people who want to enjoy the activity without queuing can do with two preferred tickets: one to be used one day (Day Passport), with a cost of 35 € and over the entire weekend (Weekend Passport) for 50 €. Ticket holders have the right to visit any of the buildings on the Open House Barcelona 2013 without making any queue.
Open House Barcelona 2013… beyond Barcelona
Open House Barcelona 2013 will have for the first time a space dedicated to a guest city, which this year will take Santa Coloma de Gramenet, to become the event more metropolitan.
So, in Santa Coloma de Gramenet may be visited for free up to 14 buildings, such as the library, the nursery and the market Building Fund, the architectural ensemble Torribera or Singuerlín library.
More information about the Open House Barcelona 2013: www.48hopenhousebarcelona.org
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Licenciada en Periodismo y enamorada de Barcelona desde 1986. Disfruto escribiendo posts y haciendo fotos de mi ciudad natal para BCN City Hotels, tarea que combino con la comunicación y el marketing online y que me mantienen siempre hiper-conectada a Internet.
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