Barcelona Pavilion
Barcelona Pavilion
4.5
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Address
Neighbourhood: Sants-Montjuíc
How to get there
  • Espanya • 5 min walk
  • Hostafrancs • 9 min walk
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permia
Ireland40,808 contributions
Feb 2023
Fascinating to discover that it is actually a 1980s reconstruction of the original 1929 structure. The latter was hastily demolished in 1930, with a year not having elapsed since its debut for the International Fare.

Four varieties of marble and golden onyx are used throughout giving it an exceptional beauty. Combined with copious glass and tranquil water features, it’s an engaging attraction.

Figurative sculptures provide further interest.
Written 7 March 2023
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Annie65SA
Pretoria, South Africa88 contributions
Jul 2022 • Family
This pavillion is beautiful, but NOT worth the 8 euros entry fee. It is a shane that it is not maintained well and looked after. You may as well just see it from outside.
Written 16 July 2022
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HSLawyer
Hot Springs, AR134 contributions
Nov 2019
Mies van der Rohe is one of the most important Modernist architects of the 20th Century. He designed the Barcelona Pavilion for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition. The pavilion is small and can be visited in 30-45 minutes. It is about 2 blocks from the Magic Fountain and it is easy to work a visit into a Montjuic Area Sights Walking Tour. This is an important building in the Modernist style and is interesting to see, even if you are not a big architecture fan. Van der Rohe used lavish materials and a simple design for impressive visual impact. His design for furnishings resulted in the universally recognized “Barcelona Chair.” You will instantly recognize the design when you see examples inside the pavilion.
Written 12 December 2019
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Shirley K
Pittsburgh, PA57 contributions
Oct 2019
This place was ok for me. My son, who minored in architecture was absolutely awed by it. Still, at 5e, it was worth the visit
Written 3 November 2019
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Philip N
Bel Air, MD162 contributions
Jun 2019
I shed a tear when we got to the Barcelona Pavilion. I'd seen pictures all my life but they dont do it justice. Truely inspired. My husband who saw me cry thought I'd gone insane.
There are Barcelona Chairs to sit in and although at 56 I no longer enter or exit one gracefully it was still a thrill to get a picture in one at their birthplace. For all architecture fans, you must make this pilgrimage. For everyone else, suck it up and let your architecture-loving partner have their moment.
Written 21 October 2019
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Marie Louise
Copenhagen, Denmark5 contributions
Oct 2019
BUT it was a big disappointment that they had an expo that ruined the essence of the building ️

I will return in a hope that they will show the pavilion the way it was meant to be!!!
Written 6 October 2019
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fb0001
Miami, FL86 contributions
Oct 2019 • Couples
If you are not a fan of architecture, you may not want to spend the 5E to enter the Barcelona Pavilion. However, if you are a fan, this is the building that started the modern architecture style and it is magnificent to experience first hand. It is a reproduction, but the guide there told me it was built exactly where it was originally built. To experience this gem first hand was a pinnacle of my visit to Barcelona. The design and setting are sublime.
Written 1 October 2019
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Joe J
Pretoria, South Africa556 contributions
Sept 2019 • Couples
It was a dream come true to visit the Barcelona Pavilion. Mies van der Rohe was a master architect. A building this clean and modern build in 1929 is mindblowing. Architects will understand this as it changed the history of design forever. Must visit if you understand Mies and architecture
Written 23 September 2019
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Deetee100
London, UK1,716 contributions
Sept 2019 • Friends
The vast majority of this building is visible from the outside, without going up the steps and being charged 5 euros to walk around. Why bother? Great architecture and a beautiful building nevertheless.
Written 13 September 2019
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HongKongVanille
Aix-en-Provence, France59 contributions
Sept 2019 • Family
For those architecture lovers, you can go inside and pay the much exaggerated entry fee of 5€ for a visit that could last a maximum of 5 to 10 min. I suggest to stay outside and have a good view of the pavilion...and save your money for better attractions
Written 12 September 2019
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