TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishLa Mercè 2014 is coming! And thus concerts each year draw thousands and thousands of people on the street:-) Once again, the city of Barcelona has made a strong commitment to musical performances. You have enjoyed the concert every year during La Mercè, you already know that the Plaça Catalunya, right in…
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Gaudi has something special … something that also happens to the city of Barcelona, which is unique
As well, when you put the name of Gaudí and Barcelona in one sentence … the result is fantastic! Magic!
It’s no secret that many people come to Barcelona mainly to know the work of Gaudi in Barcelona. And that Gaudí has something that fascinates us all: local and non-local.
Antonio Gaudí died at age 73 in Barcelona, after being hit by a tram, when he was a high point in his career. He was working at that time in the temple of the Sagrada Familia. Did he imagined that in 2014 his work would be already unfinished?
Although the work of Gaudí found in various places in Spain, as Comillas, Astorga and León (in fact we can see a recreation of the three works in Catalunya en Miniatura), most of Gaudi’s works were in Barcelona. In fact, thanks to Gaudí, Barcelona is as rich in Catalan Modernism.
In this blog you will see that we have written articles for most of them, but beyond reading what we tell you, do not hesitate to visit all you can.
|Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia||1883-1926||Barcelona|
|Colegio de las Teresianas||1888-1889||Barcelona|
|Cripta de la Colonia Güell||1908-1915||Colonia Güell (Santa Coloma de Cervelló)|
Regarding the latter, the Colonia Güell is located in a village near Barcelona and can be reached in few minutes by train. It is a wonder worth seeing.
In Barcelona we are especially pleased because Casa Vicens and Torre Bellesguard (whose real name is Casa Figueres) could not visited until a few months ago. Both are already open now.
Have you visited all the works of Gaudi in Barcelona? What is your favorite? Remember that if you decide to visit the principal works of Gaudí in summer, most of them are half price entry
TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishAmong the many events of La Mercè 2014, free visit to Sagrada Familia is certainly one of the most prominent and probably most of the audience will move. On 19, 20 and 21 September Sagrada Familia can be visited free previous reservation from the website of Sagrada Familia, tickets will surely take…
TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishWhen we speak about markets in Barcelona, we always have in mind Sant Antoni Market or La Boqueria Market, and instead we forget real treasures such as the Mercat Galvany (Galvany market). The Mercat Galvany is located in Sarria, near Barcelona City Street and Barcelona City Seven accommodation. This market is billed as an artistic…
TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishOne of the most anticipated events in the festival of La Mercè 2014 is the “mapping”. It will be screened at the City Hall of Barcelona. The mapping consists of projecting images onto real surfaces, usually inanimate, for 3D motion effects or resulting in an art show unusual. Doing on building facades is most…
TRANSLATE // TRADUCIR: SpanishThere are many impressive buildings in Barcelona. Many! But stroll along Diagonal Avenue and find a castle with huge towers shaped tip leaves is incredible!! And this is exactly what happens with La Casa de les Punxes, a work of modernist architect Puig i Cadafalch. La Casa de les Punxes is also known as…