Barcelona's architecture

Barcelona, cities into the city. History.

The city of Barcelona offers the visitor a rich and eclectic architecture. Here you can read a brief general description of the main periods of history that have clearly influenced its architecture and structure. You will also find a list of the most important buildings and monuments. When you visit Barcelona, you will discover buildings of less known or even unknown architects that will also surprise you.

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Sagrada Família - Antoni Gaudí
Modernist buildings & monuments
Eixample Sagrada Familia

The Basilica of the Sagrada Familia is the most famous work of Antoni Gaudí (Reus, 1852 - Barcelona, ​​1926) and the clearest exponent of his visio

Casa Mila - La Pedrera - Antoni Gaudí
Modernist buildings & monuments
Eixample Dreta

The Casa Milà, known as La Pedrera, is a modernist building that was designed by the architect Antoni Gaudí and built between 1906 and 1910.

Parc Güell  - Antoni Gaudí
Modernist buildings & monuments
Gràcia

An urban park next to Carrer d'Olot standing on the Muntanya Pelada to the north of the Barcelona district of Gràcia.

Casa Batlló
Modernist buildings & monuments
Eixample Esquerra

This building (1904-1906) is a fantastic combination of colors and forms located on Passeig de Gràcia of Barcelona, on the island of houses known a

Barcelona Cathedral
Medieval buildings & monuments
Ciutat Vella - Barri Gòtic

The Cathedral of Santa Creu and Santa Eulàlia of Barcelona was built between the years 1317-1441 on the old Romanesque cathedral, but we have to go

Palau de la Música Catalana
Modernist buildings & monuments
Ciutat Vella - La Ribera / Born

This building, besides authentic music palace, is a modernist fine display of ceramics, sculptures and stained glass, especially in the interior.

Recinto Modernista de Sant Pau
Modernist buildings & monuments
Eixample Dreta

The Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site by the architect Domènech i Montaner housed a hospital until 2009: the Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau.

Santa Maria del Mar
Medieval buildings & monuments
Ciutat Vella - La Ribera / Born

The exterior of the Santa Maria del Mar (1329-1383) offers a compact look that does not convey what we will find inside.

Casa de les Punxes
Modernist buildings & monuments
Eixample Dreta

The Casa Terrades, better known as the Casa de les Punxes, was designed by the modernist architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch.

Poble Espanyol
Other buildings and emblematic monuments
Sants Montjuïc

The Poble Espanyol is an open-air museum that was built in 1929 on the occasion of the Barcelona International Exhibition.

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