avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina, Barcelona 08034
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This stopover on the way to Montjuïc Mountain used to be the gateway to the city, because the creu coberta (covered ... More
This stopover on the way to Montjuïc Mountain used to be the gateway to the city, because the creu coberta (covered cross) lay in this square. It was a Gothic cross that symbolized arrival in Barcelona. Criminals were once hanged in this part of the city, and they remained on display some time in an attempt to dissuade those who arrived from straying from the "path of righteousness." Urbanization of the area began in 1908 and was completed in 1929, the year of the Universal Exposition of Barcelona. In the middle of the square is a fountain designed by Josep Maria Jujol, a Gaudí disciple.
Puig i Cadalfach's building is also known as the Casa de les Punxes (House of Spikes), because of its sharply
pointed gables and towers. Built between 1903 and 1905, its clearly modernist style is most evident in the floral ...
Italian Dominico Bagutti designed this park in the 18th Century, in the grounds around a mansion. The most important feature
is the labyrinth that gives the park its name. Lose yourself amid the artistic sculptures that represent love. The ...
For centuries, this 14th century house next door to Casa de l'Ardiaca was home for deans of the cathedral. One
of them, Jaume Estela, commissioned the attractive Renaissance façade in 1548; however, he died before work was completed and ...
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