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The House of Silk

The House of Silk

La Silk House, also known as House of the Guild of the Sailboats it is the only remaining seat of the ancient guilds that once dominated the economic life of Barcelona. Specifically, the guild for which this building was built was that of the manufacturers of silk […]

Gaudi's Sagrada Familia

Gaudi's Sagrada Familia

There have been 5 generations since the imposing work of the Sagrada Familia, in full el Expiatory Temple of the Sacred Family, was begun. Even today, the works have not been completed, but they are constantly proceeding and it is estimated that they may be finished […]

Leon and Morera House

Leon and Morera House

The Casa LleĂł i Morera it is one of the most emblematic modernist buildings in Barcelona, the architect's work LluĂ­s Domènech i Montaner. The house is part of the so-called manzana de la discordia, together with Casa Amatller and Casa BatllĂł: in the same block […]

Palau GĂĽell

Palau GĂĽell

The Palau GĂĽell was the first major work of Antoni GaudĂ­ to Barcelona.Eusebi GĂĽell, after having appreciated the work of GaudĂ­ at the Universal Exhibition in Paris in 1878, gave the young architect the commission to build this particular urban palace, as an […]

The Joan MirĂł Foundation

The Joan MirĂł Foundation

History of the Joan MirĂł foundationThe Joan MirĂł foundation was born in 1975, with the aim of preserving and enhancing the works contributed by the artist himself, in a space created specifically for this purpose: the museum contains about 10.000 works of art, […]

Secret GaudĂ­: 5 works to discover by the Catalan architect in Barcelona

Secret GaudĂ­: 5 works to discover by the Catalan architect in Barcelona

Not only Sagrada Familia or Parc GĂĽell: there are several projects by GaudĂ­ in Barcelona that are little known to the public, if you love the Catalan architect there are several realizations to see.Casa Vicens (1883-1888)GaudĂ­'s first major assignment in Barcelona […]

GaudĂ­ and Barcelona: the 7 UNESCO heritage monuments

GaudĂ­ and Barcelona: the 7 UNESCO heritage monuments

Over the years, UNESCO has included 7 monuments designed by Antoni GaudĂ­ on its World Heritage List: a recognition not achieved by anyone else.GaudĂ­ and Barcelona: trying to explain the link between the architect and the city is not easy. You have to see with […]

The Vila Casas Foundation - Can Framis Museum

The Vila Casas Foundation - Can Framis Museum

The Vila Casas Foundation is a private body that deals with contemporary art, photography and sculpture. Its various museums are located in Barcelona and in the province of Girona: the museo Can Framis, in Barcelona, ​​he deals with contemporary painting, the […]

GaudĂ­ house museum

GaudĂ­ house museum

The GaudĂ­ house museum was the architect's residence from 1906 until 1925.The house preserves furniture and objects designed by the architect, as well as a collection of personal effects that allow a better understanding of GaudĂ­'s life and mentality.The house […]

The 10 best monuments in Barcelona

The 10 best monuments in Barcelona

Do you want to know which are the best monuments in Barcelona? This city is full of history and it is impossible to see all the monuments in one day. In ForBarcelonaLovers we have created a list with the 10 best monuments in Barcelona so you don't miss any of […]

Barcelona Cathedral: prices, times and history

Barcelona Cathedral: prices, times and history

Barcelona Cathedral: it is not the Sagrada FamiliaThis article is dedicated to Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Santa Eulalia (in Catalan Catedral de la Santa creu i Santa EulĂ lia), a Catalan Gothic style church located in the square of the same name, and is the […]

Casa Garriga i Nogués - MAPFRE Foundation

Casa Garriga i Nogués - MAPFRE Foundation

Casa Garriga i NoguĂ©s - the official name is MAPFRE Foundation Room Casa Garriga i NoguĂ©s - is an eclectic-modernist style building located in the Eixample of Barcelona. The palace is a typical example of the Eixample constructions at the beginning of the 1901th […]

Milan House (La Pedrera)

Milan House (La Pedrera)

Welcome to Barcelona, ​​one of the most beautiful and cosmopolitan cities in Europe, where on the majestic Passeig de GrĂ cia avenue we find the most significant examples of modernist architecture.One of these is Casa MilĂ , a work that we can admire today […]

The Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe

What is the Arc de TriompheThe Arc de Triomphe (in Catalan arc de Triomf) is a monumental arch about 30 meters high, designed by the architect Josep Vilaseca as the main entrance to the universal exhibition of 1888, and built together with the passeig of LluĂ­s […]

GaudĂ­'s secret: the Tower of Bellesguard

GaudĂ­'s secret: the Tower of Bellesguard

La Bellesguard Tower is one of the lesser known works of Antoni GaudĂ­ in Barcelona, ​​probably because it is a little out of the way from the more central Casa BattlĂł or the Palau GĂĽell; however it is certainly worth a visit.History of the Bellesguard TowerBuilt […]

Casa Amatller, Barcelona

Casa Amatller, Barcelona

Casa Amatller was the first of the modernist houses on Passeig de GrĂ cia: located next to the more famous Casa BatllĂł by GaudĂ­, it composes, together with the Casa LleĂł Morera (the work of the other great architect of Catalan modernism, LluĂ­s Domènech i Montaner) […]

Parc GĂĽell: tickets and how to get there

Parc GĂĽell: tickets and how to get there

Il Parc GĂĽell is one of the main attractions of Barcelona. Located just north of the GrĂ cia district, it is difficult to define it simply as a park, those who visit it for the first time might think that it is the representation of a dreamlike vision, the work […]

The Antoni TĂ pies Foundation

The Antoni TĂ pies Foundation

The Antoni TĂ pies foundation is a museum located in the Eixample district of Barcelona. It is mainly dedicated to the life and work of Antoni TĂ pies. Founded by the artist himself in 1984, the foundation is housed in one of the city's first modernist buildings.History […]

MirĂł and Barcelona: visit to the artist's places

MirĂł and Barcelona: visit to the artist's places

Thinking about Joan MirĂł means thinking about Barcelona: the link between the artist and the city has been very strong, and also very prolific: in addition to the Foundation that bears his name, traces of the Catalan artist can be found scattered throughout the […]

Pedralbes Monastery

Pedralbes Monastery

The monastery of Pedralbes is one of the most beautiful jewels of Catalan Gothic architecture, a few kilometers from the center of Barcelona. The monastery was founded in 1327 by Queen Elisenda of Montcada, with the support of her husband, King Jaime II. Following […]

Casa Batllo

Casa Batllo

The Casa BatllĂł is a building in the center of Barcelona, ​​completely restored by Antoni GaudĂ­ between 1904 and 1907. It is considered one of the fundamental works of the Catalan architect, the greatest exponent of Catalan modernism.The history of the buildingLocated […]

The Colonia GĂĽell and the GaudĂ­ Crypt

The Colonia GĂĽell and the GaudĂ­ Crypt

An entire industrial colony in a modernist style: the Colonia GĂĽell. The Colony is the result of an ambitious project to build a utopian city, where the owner of the factory, in this case Eusebi GĂĽell, provided his workers with state-of-the-art homes and facilities, […]

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