Part of the Illa de la Discòrdia (Block of Discord), Lluís Domènech i Muntaner's design displays a ... More
Part of the Illa de la Discòrdia (Block of Discord), Lluís Domènech i Muntaner's design displays a spectacular use of mosaic as well as stained-glass windows by Lluís Rigalt and sculptures by Eusebi Arnau. These decorative elements reflect Hellenistic, Gothic and Renaissance influences, especially the stained-glass windows. Built between 1902 and 1906, it stands in the same residential block as two other outstanding modernist buildings created by different architects in hugely different styles, hence the collective name - Block of Discord.
Better known as the Ayuntamiento, Casa de la Ciutat is located directly opposite the Generalitat in Plaça Sant Jaume .
There are two ways to get in, via the neoclassical style entrance on Sant Jaume or the Gothic style ...
Casa Pardo or, as it also called, the Palacio de los Botín, is in the chic residential part of the
city, beside the classy Hotel Real with magnificent views out over the bay. It was built as a private ...
For centuries, Casa del Degà was home for deans of the cathedral. This 14th century house next door to Casa
de l'Ardiaca faced a tragedy in 1420 when the structure was damaged. One of the deans, Jaume Estela, commissioned ...