Av. Diagonal, Barcelona

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#11 of 12 in Neighborhoods in Barcelona
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  • Avinguda Diagonal, as revealed during our August promenade, is fraught with all sorts of interesting places. At the intersection of Avenida Diagonal and Carrer de Provença, where they their spicy "nose" rest against the sweep the streets Carrer de Girona, we quite accidentally found a very interesting monument-monument a SUBMARINE! In principle, the world is rife with interesting and unexpected monuments, but to submarine! This I saw for the first time. On returning home, I promonitril "World Wide Web" and found out that actually seen us monument erected in honor of not just some abstract subs, and is dedicated to the wonderful man and his equally amazing creation-Narsisu Monturiol and Jestarriol (Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol)-Catalan engineer, inventor, artist and intellectual, as well as its submarine "the Ictíneo II". The author of the monument is equally famous Catalan sculptor, painter, graphic artist, set designer, art critic Josep Maria Subiraks (Josep Maria Subirachs i Sitjar), at which point the letters on a pedestal "SVBIRACHS". But let us return to our hero: Narcis Monturiol came to the idea of creating an underwater vessel once witnessed the tragic death of a diver for corals as far back as 1857 year. Already in the year 1861 in Barcelona held a public immersion in the sea brainchild Monturiolja is the first Spanish submarine Ictineo I. As stated by nerdy-NET (what it is hard to argue), the name "Ictine ...
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  • It is the most important of the city from the entrance to the city because you are there in the luxurious of the city
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  • Worth going out of your way for. We found ourselves on Diagonal having walked from where the cruise bus dropped us. We were walking to Sagrada Família and decided to walk along Diagonal. I’m so glad w...  more »

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