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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
Phone Number:
+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
Fee: Yes
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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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Flamenco /opera and architectural splendour

We went to the evening show in the Palau De la musica.It combined the traditional flamenco with opera . The passion of the singers.the drama of the dance... tender and thrilling... read more

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belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We went to the evening show in the Palau De la musica.It combined the traditional flamenco with opera . The passion of the singers.the drama of the dance... tender and thrilling it took my breath away it makes you feel like clapping and dancing but you can't miss a beat and the artistry of the performers enables us nderstanding of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Interesting building. It's quite outstanding given that the buildings by its side looked rather normal.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only had a drink at the bar (which wasn't that good, but fairly priced) in turn we could admire the beautiful palau from the interior.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Besides the absolutely beautiful architecture the venue provides excellent sight lines and very good acoustics.

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Raleigh, NC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the one hour guided tour during our recent visit to Barcelona. There is a short film about the history of the building and the guided tour follows. It is a beautiful building and the guide was knowledgeable and pleasant.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did not do the daily tour, but instead got tickets to an evening performance. The theater is a masterpiece of architecture. well worth seeing if you do not want to book a performance. If you do decide to see a performance you will not be disappointed. Go early and walk around. We got good seats that evening at the... More 

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The concert was good. And the guided tour was also good explained, though it could have been more in comparison with the ticket price) However, the ticket sale was not decent. We were two there, for guided tour and for a Chopin concert. To save time for buying ticket (long queue), my husband went on a line for guided tour,... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful hall with lots of natural light. I took a tour which was a bit pricey at 18 euro but there was a dress rehearsal going on so at least we heard a bit of music. Try to see a matinee concert so that you can enjoy the music as well as the light rather than do the tour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We happened upon this by accident when we went looking for Tosca Tapas and were surprised to find this tucked on a side street. Its absolutely beautiful and there is a fabulous indoor outdoor cafe when you pass through to the other side. This is one where the inside might be more beautiful than the outside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have to admit, I took a bit too much of an "I'm along for the ride" attitude as my wife planned a wonderful trip to Barcelona. There are so many things to see and do in this wonderful city, that I regret not doing more of my share of the planning. If I had it to do over again,... More 

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