This "pocket" opera festival couldn''t have a more fitting venue: the Malic Theatre, which is most likely the tiniest of its ... More
Festival de Opera de Bolsillo
This "pocket" opera festival couldn''t have a more fitting venue: the Malic Theatre, which is most likely the tiniest of its kind in Barcelona. Both the novelty and the success of the festival lies in the size of the small stage; traditional operas are adapted in order to be represented in a limited space and new staging techniques are creatively explored. See their website for ticket information and performance schedules.
This is architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner's most important work. Started in 1902, construction was finally completed by his son
in 1930. Once a thriving hospital complex, the building houses 48 wards, all decorated with mosaics, sculptures and murals, ...
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 ...
A great place for a stroll away from all the traffic, this is one of the city's most popular parks,
located where Felipe V's ciutadella (military citadel) was; a place used to repress Catalan nationalism during his reign. In ...