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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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Spanish Guitar Concert at the Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona
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Barcelona Modernism and Gaudi Walking Tour

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Beautiful hall

Beautiful hall with lots of natural light. I took a tour which was a bit pricey at 18 euro but there was a dress rehearsal going on so at least we heard a bit of music. Try to see... read more

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The concert was good. And the guided tour was also good explained, though it could have been more in comparison with the ticket price) However, the ticket sale was not decent. We were two there, for guided tour and for a Chopin concert. To save time for buying ticket (long queue), my husband went on a line for guided tour,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful hall with lots of natural light. I took a tour which was a bit pricey at 18 euro but there was a dress rehearsal going on so at least we heard a bit of music. Try to see a matinee concert so that you can enjoy the music as well as the light rather than do the tour.

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Thank BethfromA2
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We happened upon this by accident when we went looking for Tosca Tapas and were surprised to find this tucked on a side street. Its absolutely beautiful and there is a fabulous indoor outdoor cafe when you pass through to the other side. This is one where the inside might be more beautiful than the outside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have to admit, I took a bit too much of an "I'm along for the ride" attitude as my wife planned a wonderful trip to Barcelona. There are so many things to see and do in this wonderful city, that I regret not doing more of my share of the planning. If I had it to do over again,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The building went through most recent restoration 2006-2008 and is back to its old glory. Try a concert when there is still daylight, this will allow the glass decoration to really shine. Inside the concert hall air can be a bit stuffy and hot, I assume there was no air conditioning (in March). Well worth a visit and marvel at... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had to buy a tour to get a look inside. For an hour long tour, it was pretty expensive for what we got compared to other top tour spots. For only an hour worth, I think the price should've been cut in half. But then again, it'd probably be too crowded if it were. Besides that, I think the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very glad we went, the building is gorgeous. Well worth paying an extra 5E to be nearer the stage, ordinary price was 30 e. However the guitar performance was Ok but not stunning as we had expected and lacked a certain amount of energy, verve and passion. Reaonably competent but soulless compared with the flamenco accompanists.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a nice place to see but compared to other stunning places in Barcelona it was nothing special.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It turns out that in Barcelona there was a whole group of talented architects, not just Gaudi! Creation of remarkable architects - this palace. I definitely recommend to watch! The tour can be ordered through the Internet, then at the ticket office to get tickets and join the tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Saw this on their guided tour but we coincided with a very imaginative concert for some local children. All round great value

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