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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 15:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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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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Beautiful place to see a concert

I went there to see a concert about TV series music and to know the place well. Inside the building it isn't so big but it is very beautiful. You can buy the tickets by Internet... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went there to see a concert about TV series music and to know the place well. Inside the building it isn't so big but it is very beautiful. You can buy the tickets by Internet and show the tickets in digital format from your smartphone. Just save the mobile format ticket. Also there are some places to eat close... More 

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Lublin Province, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The building is beautiful inside and out so definitely worth the visit even if the price is not the cheapest one. The guide was very skilled and gave a lot of interesting information regarding the context and history of the building. I would like to join a concert there...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Everytime I go to Barcelona I check what do they have in the Palau de la Música cause any spectacle is totally worth it to go. If you have the opportunity to go to a guitar concert or flamenco, you will not regret. Plus the Palau is just AMAZING inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is well worth it to pay for the tour (book online ahead of time). The guide was very well-informed and had interesting stories to tell. The Palau is gorgeous inside and the only way to see it other than the tour is by going to a concert (there weren't any I was particularly interested in while I was in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful place. The concert hall could not reach without a guided tour, which cost quite a lot. Cafe prices right.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very excited to see a concert here, but one of the worst concert experiences ever. First the building is beautiful inside and out so definitely worth the visit. For the concert, mine was filled mostly tourists that had little interest in the show (flamenco), but rather taking photographs and several just checking their facebook page throughout. The staff did their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautify and very interesting to watch! Great tour! The whole decorative inside is spectacular! We were sad we did not have time to experience a concert!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Do not miss this attraction!! Words can't describe the beauty of this music hall and the ornateness of its interior. The guided tour is well worth it. Don't rush this site, the beautiful details are everywhere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A must-see, but don't just go for a tour. See what's on and watch a performance. We've been a few times, and the beauty is stunning: don't expect subtlety!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful architecture, fittings and internal artwork - choose seats wisely, end of rows most comfortable

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