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Guided Tour at the Old House Of Convalescence

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USD 9.08
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Stop At: Institut d'Estudis Catalans, Carrer del Carme, 47, 08001 Barcelona, Spain

The House of Convalescence of the old Hospital of the Holy Cross is one of the last Renaissance buildings that were made in Barcelona just before the irruption of the baroque. It was built at the end of the 17th century attached to the wall of the hospital, so that the patients could finish their recovery.The ceramic decoration of the House of Convalescence constitutes one of the most remarkable collections of all the Catalan ceramics, highlighting the ceiling of the main hall, work of the ceramist Llorenç Passoles. Without letting pass the precious painting of the chapel of Saint Paul by Josep Bal, considered the Catalan Sistine Chapel, a masterpiece and well preserved.Protecting the cloister is the sculpture of Saint Paul, work of Lluís Bonifaç, crowns the central water well that provided water to the entire House.Currently the building includes the Institute of Catalan Studies since 1931, an institution dedicated to the dissemination and research of Catalan culture and sciences.Enter and know part of the history of medicine in Barcelona.

Duration: 55 minutes
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Departure Point
Carrer del Carme, 47, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Guided Tour (by an expert guide)
  • Entry/Admission - Institut d'Estudis Catalans
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
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