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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
Phone Number: +34 932 95 72 00
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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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This should be at the top of your list, along with everything Gaudi. I couldn't believe my eyes. Didn't go to a concert, but can imagine how wonderful that would have been.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This should be at the top of your list, along with everything Gaudi. I couldn't believe my eyes. Didn't go to a concert, but can imagine how wonderful that would have been.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You need to plan your visit as tours are at set times according to language, but well worth it. Otherwise, you can take a peak at the cafe area and see the exterior but so much more inside!

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This building is well hidden, it is impossible to appreciate it from outside due to the narrow streets. We did the tour and it was well worth it. I can see how keenly Gaudi learned from his tutor, it's hard to tell them apart. Visit yourself and you will understand what I mean.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not only is the architecture from inside and out fantastic, be sure to check the music programme as they have some fantastic performances

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for a concert, there are plenty of those, almost every day. The place itself is gorgeous, there is a cafe and a restaurant and plenty of coffee shops ans restaurants in the area. You can really appreciate the music, the sound is great and the decor is breathtaking! Although the chairs are a bit too close together, this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The whole experience was magical!!! The building itself is magnificent. Purchase seats in the middle on the ground level to truly appreciate the overall splendor of this ornate building. Unfortunately the seats are all at the same level on the floor, so the 6'5" man shifting in his seat in front of me made it hard to have a clear... More 

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If you can, book tour with short concert included. We heard children's choir for 20 minutes and that made the tour very special.

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Totally worth the visit. We paid 18 euros each for a guided tour and it totally worth it.The building is beautiful outside as well as inside. The concert room is outstanding and I advice to visit it during daytime so you can experience the full beauty of the stained glass. The guide was very nice, she offered a lot of... More 

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This place is beautiful and we'll worth the visit. I highly recommend it to music lovers and also to people who can appreciate the building itself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just entering the main concert room, it's quite a magical experience. A majestic dome (one of the most beautiful things in the city), muses on stage inspiring artists and millions of artistic details throughout the room. If you add an orchestra... a total art experience. A dancer said after dancing on stage, he felt like inside a music box. Totally... More 

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