How to get to Siurana while seeing a Modernist jewel, immersing into the life of Joan Miró, having good lunch, and visiting a wine cathedral.
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A route on Carrer de Girona, looking up Modernist designs
On this street, there are no less than five important names of Barcelona’s Modernist architecture. Besides this, a Modernist café and a Modernist bakery complete this stylish walk.
Flors de Gràcia
Let’s take a stroll in Vila de Gràcia and stop by some of the most original Modernist designs in the area.
My Barrio. Carrer de València
I am fortunate to live close enough to some of the architectural wonders of the city. These ones are actually on my street, just a few blocks away, so here is a glimpse into my post-confinement daily walks.
Casa Mas de Miquel
It was known as the big house or the Rothschild house, and is defined by a splendid interior patio.
A metaphor of the Mediterranean sea, right under your feet
Passeig de Gràcia is famous for many things – for its history and elegance, for its buildings, great restaurants and luxury shops, still this deep-blue-sea inspired pattern might be its true symbol.
10 Modernist Buildings You Should Know. And Why You Should Know Them
As you already know, I am passionate about architecture and styles, in general. Plus, since I’ve moved to Barcelona I fell head over heels in love with the Modernist current, especially as I have so many buildings in this style, on my daily route. When I first visited the city, back in 2005, I didn’tContinue reading “10 Modernist Buildings You Should Know. And Why You Should Know Them”
Eixample or the Expansion of Modern Barcelona
Eixample district is probably the most iconic in Barcelona and also the most diverse in terms of shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Its grid-like layout is the symbol of the modern Barcelona we know today.
MACBA or the Contemporary Art Museum of Barcelona is the place to see vanguard art in the museum and enjoy great views of neighbourhood from above while you go up and down a 3-storey ramp. It’s square is one of the favourite places of the city’s skaters and its surrounding tapas bars are definitely worth a stop.
The Design Museum of Barcelona
Right near Agbar Tower, the Design Museum of Barcelona displays design, fashion and decorative arts.