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CASA TERRADES – CASA DE LES PUNXES

July 3, 2017

punxes 2The building at Avinguda Diagonal, 420, one of the most emblematic in Barcelona, is key to understanding Modernisme, the Catalan Art Nouveau movement. Bartomeu Terradas commissioned Josep Puig i Cadafalch to design a house for one of his daughters in 1905 and this was the result.

Now it has been opened to the public, who can see the three outstanding parts of Casa de les Punxes: the ground floor, the main, or noble, floor, and the rooftop terrace, with its characteristic punxes, medieval-style pointed towers.

punxes 1Be accompanied by a guide to know firsthand the history of the house, its corners and secrets. Enjoy the rooftop delve each click where you will discover the great figure of Puig i Cadafalch arquitect. At the end of the visit, on the main floor, awaits the legend of St. George.

The tours are every day in three languages: Catalan, Spanish and English. Estimated duration of the visit 1 h 30 min.

 

Address: Av. Diagonal, 420, Barcelona

Dates: Every day except National Holidays

Hours: at 11:00h & 12:00h –guided tours in Catalan, at 16:00h – guided tours in English, at 17:00h – guided tours in Spanish, for audio guide visit: every day from 9:00 to 20:00h

Tickets: For the guide visit: General admission: 20€, Groups (+14 people): 18€ per person, Children under 5: free, For the audio guide visit: 12,50€

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