Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, Barcelona

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Architectural Building
Built atop Montjuic, Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional represents an impressive example of Catalan architecture that also affords unbeatable views of the city. Built for the 1929 International Exhibition, the second world fair held in Barcelona, the palace how houses the National Art Museum of Catalonia. The neo-Baroque structure was designed by Spanish architects Enric Catala and Pedro Cendoya. Stroll through the expansive grounds surrounding the palace, complete with colorful fountains. Once you've appreciated the building's exterior, head inside to take in a wide range of artwork from various periods. For Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and beyond, use our Barcelona vacation route planner to get the most from your Barcelona vacation.
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  • I went in the late morning. It was top 5 on my list. It's a palace that has been converted into the Nacional Museu D'Arte de Catalunya. There are plenty of steps to walk up but a few escalators to hel...  more »
  • The National Palace is located right behind the magic fountain, which is why recomment visiting it at night because you create a beautiful atmosphere. There is also a play of light that makes the architecture of the building most exalted! Truly beautiful. I'm attaching a picture taken in the evening.
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  • Wonderful beautiful Palace, near Park and fountains. Be sure to visit in the evening, when everything is illuminated. Near many other attractions.
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