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Palau de la Musica Orfeo Catala

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Address: Carrer Palau de la Musica, 4-6, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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+34 932 95 72 00
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10:00 - 15:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 15:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The Palau, an icon of modernist architecture in downtown Barcelona The...

The Palau, an icon of modernist architecture in downtown Barcelona The Palau de la Música Catalana is one of the most representative monuments of the city and It is one of the most recommended tourist attractions of Barcelona. Built between 1905 and 1908 by the great architect Lluis Domènech i Montaner, the Palau de la Música Catalana is an architectural jewel of Catalonia and essential part of any visit to the city, as any of the most fascinating Gaudi buildings. This historical building, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997, offers an experience so magical that visitors fall in love with it. From the hand of experienced guides, the wonders of this architectural pearl discovered and visitors into a fantasy world full of details and references to the characteristic nature of modernist architecture. An essential visit in the list of top 10 things to see in Barcelona.

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I saw the outer and inner parts of this palau as part of the Gothic Quarter walking tour and it's so beautiful. I wish I had had more time to experience a concert!

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I saw the outer and inner parts of this palau as part of the Gothic Quarter walking tour and it's so beautiful. I wish I had had more time to experience a concert!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thanks to advice from another reviewer we checked to see if there were any performances on here during our stay. As it happened Carmen was being performed on our first night so we decided to go. What an amazing place and performance. From the stained glass to the mosaics and sculptures and the performance it was a truly amazing night

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It was a great experience to attend Fazil Say's concert here. This is the most beautiful and fascinating concert hall that I have ever seen until now. But it is more than a concert hall. It would be very good to attend a concert here, but if you don't have the oppurtunity to catch a concert, still you should join... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This wonder of Modernista architecture and decoration, both inside and out, makes an unusually stunning place to enjoy a musical performance -- we saw a classical guitar and flamenco dance performance. The exterior is a treat, though because e building is located in close quarters it's hard to get a perfect view of the facade. The interior, with its stained... More 

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Don't miss this extraordinary concert hall in the modernist style. Go to a concert if you can. We went to a wonderful guitar and flamenco concert followed the next day by Carmen. A really special introduction to Catalonia.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are visiting tours that are worth taking.We saw 2 performances there - the opera Carmen and a guitar recital which was accompanied with flamenco dancing. AMAZING !!

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This was a Sunday lunchtime concert of jazz and swing music aimed at families with children. We bought tickets from the Palau website and presented them on a smartphone, which phased no-one (but you can help the scanning by turning your phone to maximum brightness). The concert, which included some great Lindy hop dancing, was very polished. The music itself... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this in February 2017. It costs €18 per person and while a bit pricey, it's definitely worth visiting. You can only go round with a guide. We were lucky and timed our visit so we could join the English speaking tour. I believe there are various times for various different language tours. Each tour lasts about 50 minutes.... More 

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Printing your ticket online does NOT get you into the performance - you need to collect your real tickets from some random desk. Don't rush to queue - the seats are allocated and the performance will be 5-10 minutes late. The interval is a rush if you want drinks... try some amazing tapas at the same time. Having learned that,... More 

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We really enjoyed visiting this gorgeous historical site. I would recommend taking a guided tour, which are scheduled regularly (on the hour, I believe). We didn't know much about Modernist architecture, and the guide really enriched our experience there by explaining all of the details, patterns, and architectural choices. To get the best view of the beautiful stained glass, try... More 

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