Casa Amatller - Josep Puig i Cadafalch

Last modified: 
07/05/2018 - 11:06
Type: 
Modernist buildings & monuments

Casa Amatller is a modernist building located on the Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona next to Casa Batlló and Casa Lleó Morera. This unique work was built between 1898 and 1900 following the project by architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch. Casa Amatller, Casa Batlló and Casa Lleó Morera form what is known as the block of discord for having buildings of different architectural styles. Casa Amatller was commissioned by the chocolate entrepreneur Antoni Amatller to Josep Puig i Cadafalch, who was inspired by the façade in the Flemish houses, but adorned it with numerous polychrome tiles that break that Nordic style. You can also see a typically Catalan motif: Sant Jordi fighting with the dragon.

This work by Puig i Cadafalch was declared a historical-artistic monument in January 1976.

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday: 10:00h to 18:00h
Closed: 25 and 26 December / 1 and 6 January

Metro: Passeig de Gracia (L2, L3, L4)

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Address: 
Passeig de Gracia 41
City: 
Barcelona
Zip code: 
08007
Area: 
Eixample Dreta

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