Palau de la Música Catalana

This concert is a wonderful example of modernist architecture. Take a tour of the building or come early to see a show, its one of the most recomended buildings to visit in Barcelona, outside and inside its truly magic.

The Hall of the Palau de la Música Catalana is a great example of modernist architecture. Stained-glass windows, detailed sculpture, bright colors and the concerns of ‘raindrop’ glass ceiling make sure that this is one of the most popular attractions of Barcelona. During the day can be made a tour of the concerts arena and in the evening you can attend a concert. The Palau is opera, classical music, traditional Catalan and modern representations carried out.

The Palau de la Música Catalana is located in La Ribera, North of Las Ramblas, and is on the list of the UNESCO. It was built between 1905 and 1908 for the coral community Orfeó Català. The building was designed by architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. involved many artists and artisans famous for designing, including painters, sculptors, specialists in glass-glass and mosaic carpets.

Book at least with two days of tickets in advance for a tour. This can be done online or by phone. Children under 10 years are free. The journey lasts 55 minutes and begins in the lobby, where you can admire the arches and tiles with floral motifs.

The Orfeó Català still is done in repetitiehal, the second room of the tour. Go up the main staircase, which is decorated with iron and glass, and enter the room Lluís Millet. In this room is seen stained glass two-story height and pillars with decorations of flowers.

The highlight of the tour is the concert hall. Enter the large, bright room and take all the colors in you. This room is considered a masterpiece of decorative art. Look up and admire the roof of curved Crystal handicraft. Each surface of the building is decorated with fruits, flowers and jewels.

tickets for the concerts are sold usually place days in advance, so be quick. There is a show almost every day. After a show for special children, or be enthralled by a representation of Vivaldi. Visit the website of the Palau for the concert.

Palau is open all the days for those trips. In August extended opening hours apply.

Here you are coming by bus, metro or train, but the most nearly public transport it is the metro, L4 and L1 Urquinaona.