This is the most spectacular building in Plaça Espanya and was built for the 1929 Universal Exposition, as were a lot of ... More
National Palace (Palau Nacional)
This is the most spectacular building in Plaça Espanya and was built for the 1929 Universal Exposition, as were a lot of buildings in Montjuïc. The aim was to build a monumental, grandiose, enormous structure. The architects were Enric Català and Pedro Cendoya, with the collaboration of Pere Domènech i Roure. The Palace was restored some years ago by Italian architect Gae Aulenti and now houses the Museu Nacional de Arte de Catalunya (MNAC) .
This magnificent multi functional sports complex was designed by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki as a symbol of Barcelona's brave modern
future. It's an incredible piece of avant garde architecture, an "intelligent" building in which everything is controlled by computers. ...
Visit this imposing 1920s building for a thorough study of Czech modern art. Czech art followed the same general lines
of development as that of Western Europe, but with an underlying layer of Slavic spirituality witness the moody landscapes ...
This is certainly a fitting name for this museum, as many items on display were pirated from the Forbidden Palace
in the People's Republic of China. There is a bountiful collection of paintings, bronzes, oracle bones, porcelains, jewelry and ...