The colour and fantasy of the Casa Batlló captivates passers-by on the Passeig de Gràcia. Standing halfway up this elegant boulevard and in a strongly contrasting style to the neighbouring houses, the Casa Amatller and Casa Lleó Morera, Gaudí"s building reveals the splendour of an architect who was able to work on this project with total creative freedom, Antoni Gaudí.
The Sagrada Família is Antoni Gaudí"s best-known work and has become an undisputed symbol of Barcelona. This unique modern temple has been under construction since 1882, and is expected to be completed by 2026.
One of Barcelona"s key venues for the performing arts, the Ciutat del Teatre on Montjuïc Hill brings together a series of theatre spaces which host all kinds of performances. A visit to the buildings and venues that comprise this city of theatre provides an insight into Barcelona"s cultural vibrancy.
Standing on La Rambla, the Gran Teatre del Liceu has been an important hub for the arts and social and political movements in Barcelona during the different phases in its chequered history. However, it has always reemerged, more splendid than ever. We invite you to discover its thrilling history!
El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria is a unique and exceptional place that brings together three centuries of our history. Below the cast-iron structure of the iconic 19th century marketplace lies the Barcelona of 1700, the prosperous city that suffered the siege of 1714 and that put up an epic and heroic resistance before Catalonia's national liberties were eventually lost, yet to be restored three centuries later.