Modernist architecture is one of the main reasons Barcelona is most famous for. I enjoy finding both the most exquisite, as well as the lesser known Modernist gems of the city. Here are a few routes to discover them, and all the stories behind their styles and features.
Carrer de Girona is one of the few streets of Barcelona where many of the important names of Modernist architecture are present. Walking down the street from Avinguda Diagonal to Ronda de Sant Pere, we find houses designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, Jeroni F. Granell i Manresa, Joan Rubió i Bellver, Enric Sagnier and Francesc Berenguer i Mestres. There’s also a Modernist bakery and a Modernist café to complete the route of this street. Read more