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La Sagrada Familia: 'The Cathedral of the Poor'
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La Sagrada Familia: "The Cathedral of the Poor"

The Basilica of the Sagrada Familia is the most emblematic monument of Barcelona. As a prime example of the modernist architecture designed by Gaudí, thousands of tourists flock each day to contemplate the magnificent though unfinished temple.

Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau
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Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau

Declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 1997, this monumental complex, designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, is the largest venue and unique example of Catalan modernist architecture.

Gaudí Avenue, 'The Modernist Avenue of Barcelona'
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Gaudí Avenue, "The Modernist Avenue of Barcelona"

This avenue is a small diagonal that breaks the perfect grid layout of the Eixample and stretches proudly from the Sagrada Família towards the Hospital de Sant Pau, the main modernist monuments of the city.

Font of Gaudí Street
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Font of Gaudí Street

Màrius Quintana projected a fountain of sandstone and stainless steel, with abstract forms, and was inaugurated on September 21, 1985.

The Good Weather Chasing the Storm
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The Good Weather Chasing the Storm

The sculpture is a work by Apel-les Fenosa, in 1978. This statue is built in bronze on patina and based on an iron and basalt pedestal.

Streetlights by Pere Falqués
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Streetlights by Pere Falqués

A series of modernist streetlamps that lend it an elegant touch and unique style are showcased on the avenue. They were designed by Pere Falqués in 1909.

'La Aliança', the unknown jewel
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"La Aliança", the unknown jewel

This modernist building, located in Horta-Guinardó district, was inaugurated in 1917. The work of Josep Domènech i Mansana is one of the most beautiful examples of functional modernism in Barcelona.

The Hospital Dos de Maig
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The Hospital Dos de Maig

Hospital Dos de Maig, opened in 1923, has a long tradition as an institution dedicated to the Catalan health system. In 1923 the Queen Victoria Eugenie, who was part of the “Ladies of the Red Cross”, inaugurated this hospital to attend the wounded of the War of Africa.

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Damm
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Damm

As suggests the name of the long street that traverses the neighbourhood, the industry was “the distinguishing mark” during the first half of the twentieth century.

An emblematic factory: Myrurgia
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An emblematic factory: Myrurgia

Some of the factories that were located in the Sagrada Família neighbourhood were emblematic. This is the case of Myrurgia, a major perfume company.

La Sedeta
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La Sedeta

In the nineteenth century, in Catalonia the silk production was one of the most prominent sectors in the textile industry.

Passatge Simó
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Passatge Simó

This passageway owes its name to Mrs. Francesca Simon i Ferrer, who was the owner of the plot in 1867.

Montserrat Roig
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Montserrat Roig

The gardens dedicated to the writer Montserrat Roig are located inside the block where the packaging system of the old Damm brewery was located.

Editorial Herder
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Editorial Herder

This office building is the headquarters of Herder Editorial. This publisher was born in Germany more than 200 years ago, expanding all over the world.

Sagrada Familia Square
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Sagrada Familia Square

At the beginning of the 20th century, there is evidence that the land where the square is situated was used as a soccer field.

Pasaje Carsi
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Pasaje Carsi

Discovering the hidden ways. he Passatge de Carsi dedicated to Ricard Carsi i Lacasa, an engineer and well builder.

Pasaje de Gaiolà
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Pasaje de Gaiolà

If there is a genuine urbanistic peculiarity in the neighborhood of the Sagrada Familia is the number of passages that pierce it like cheese of gruyere.

Casa de José Viladot
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Casa de José Viladot

In the neighborhood we can find different houses. This pentagonal corner building is the work of the architect Jaume Mestres.

Casa de Joan Ginestà
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Casa de Joan Ginestà

It is located in a trapezoidal corner plot, with the main façade in the chamfered corner. The edifice was built during the years 1931-32.

Edificio Clip
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Edificio Clip

The name CLIP is result of the first initials of the streets where it is located, Còrsega, Lepant, Industry, and Padilla.

Casa del Passatge Centelles
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Casa del Passatge Centelles

In the neighborhood we can find different houses and buildings that still have sgraffito of the time in the facade or present some architectural and historical element that make them peculiar

Casa de Planells
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Casa de Planells

This original corner building was built in 1923-1924 and it is considered to be the latest modernism work, in which rationalist influences are visible.

Passatge de Roger de Flor
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Passatge de Roger de Flor

This is one of the most interesting passageways in Eixample district

The Roof
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The Roof

The first section of Gaudi Avenue is partially covered by a roof made of iron and iroko beams, a large hardwood tree from Cameroon and Angola, in the shape of a vault. Underneath this element, there are concrete benches without backrest.

The Medallion
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The Medallion

In the last streetlamp of the avenue, heading to Sagrada Família, you can find a bronze medallion with Gaudí’s face.

Gardens of Beatriu de Provença
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Gardens of Beatriu de Provença

Part of the Myrurgia old perfume factory. The Myrurgia old perfume factory took up the streets of Provença, Nàpols and Mallorca. Currently, part of this factory has become the Beatriu de Provence gardens, a block interior courtyard with access to Nàpols street.

The Balconies of Barcelona
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The Balconies of Barcelona

Mural that simulates to be a façade of building with balconades where take out the diverse head characters.

Mateu Garcia Building
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Mateu Garcia Building

It is a modernist building, by Domènec Boada Piera, is a three-storey house between dividing walls.

 Josep Carreras Building
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Josep Carreras Building

This modernist building, by Josep Graner Prat. This modernist building is a two-storey house between dividing walls, with four apertures leading to a balcony.

Joan Vila Building
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Joan Vila Building

It is a work by Josep Pérez Terraza, in an eclectic style. The current appearance of the building is the result of an extension in the years 1902-1903.

Pascual Amorós Building
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Pascual Amorós Building

In 1930, Josep Masdeu carried out the extension of this modernist building, originally of academic style, with a sort of attic covered with ceramic "trencadís".

Old Niza Cinema
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Old Niza Cinema

The architect Josep Maria Aixelà built this neoclassical building.

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