TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishOpen House Barcelona 2014 is already very, very close. And just a few hours ago that his press department did we get a list of news with photographs of everything new that awaits us in this issue of the end of the year most architecturally week Many of the buildings of Open…
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We often speak of parks and green areas in Barcelona, Joan Miró Park is one of them. Located in the city center, next to Plaza Spain, just behind the shopping center Las Arenas.
Joan Miró Park highlights above all the famous monument that presides: La Dona i l’Ocell (Woman and Bird) by Joan Miró.
Another noteworthy elements of Joan Miró Park is the library (Joan Miró), which is surrounded by water. It is the main protagonist of the access to the park through the streets Vilamarí and Diputació. A building surrounded by waterways bordered by strips of cypress cut.
Joan Miró Park was the first built by the City Council emerged from the first democratic municipal elections in 1976. It was also the first in which was given a new use urban spaces with obsolete equipment. Is located on land that had occupied the old city slaughterhouse.
Palms are undoubtedly the biggest stars of the vegetation of this park, although there are also large eucalyptus and other species. Among all form a nice green zone in the Eixample district.
Joan Miró parc has a children’s play area, bowling green and a dog run.
After relaxing in the Joan Miró Park, you can take fantastic to see the Teatre Grec and its gardens.
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TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishMacaya Palace by Puig i Cadalfach is located a little away from the center of Barcelona and, perhaps for that reason, has not as famous as other works of its kind. Macaya Palace, also called Macaya House, is on Passeig de Sant Joan, 108, fairly close to the Statue of Liberty in…
TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishCompare Barcelona and New York is complicated, admittedly. However, we can always say that both cities have the same cosmopolitan and urbanite style, although Barcelona is a small scale of NY. We like New York, we like a lot. In fact, we like it so much that one of our accommodation, the hostel…
TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishIn this blog we talked about the narrowest street in town , but we still remained to discover the shortest street in Barcelona The shortest street in Barcelona called Calle de l’Anisadeta and is almost beside the beautiful basilica of Santa Maria del Mar. If you have read the best-seller “The Cathedral…