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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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Magical tour given in English

A Flamenco group were rehearsing while we were there and we listened and watched in awe. The restaurant Tosca across the road is excellent.

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A Flamenco group were rehearsing while we were there and we listened and watched in awe. The restaurant Tosca across the road is excellent.

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We had a guide very nice which introduced us to this building first watching a video in the new auditorium and then accompanied us to the great concert hall. There we sat to hear her explication about all the intersting glass, sculpture, decorative corner and more. This monument is a must of Barcelona's visit!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful, terrific acoustics and clearly Spanish modernist. So worth a visit. Hoping you are lucky enough to see a performance there, too

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Worth taking a tour here. You start out with a movie of a bit of the history of this building. It was interesting, and then the guide took us through the building and talked about the various sections. What a beautiful building in the Catalan Art Nouveau style, and added bonus, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The concert hall... More 

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We were fortunate enough to get tickets to a concert at this venue. It was a complete treat. Tickets are sold on-line.

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Went for a flamenco and guitar masters show and it was magnificent! The architectural details in this hall are not to be missed. Stained glass, tile work, all beautiful. you can just go for a drink if there is no music going on. Wonderful spot

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we purchased a tickets for a Flamingo show, it was an extraordinary exlerience, what a great place and performance.I loved it. Highly recommended

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The Palau de Musica is a Art Nouveau masterpiece. You should not miss a performance at the Palau if possible. We went on the tour but also saw the St Petersburg symphony in this remarkable concert hall. If you want to go to a performance you must book well ahead.

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I loved the visit to the Palau de la Musica. My only complaint would be that I wanted to stay longer inside. It had the most stunning decor, the tour guide was informative and the best word I can use to describe my experience is "Breathtaking"

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Though quite expensive, Palau da la Musica was well worth it. The building is beautiful on the outside, but the inside is absolutely stunning. The tour started with a short movie about the history of the concert hall, and excerpts from interviews with various performers. The guide then ushered us to the bottom level of the hall, where we listened... More 

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