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El Pabellón de Barcelona, Barcelona

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web
Explore inside El Pabellón de Barcelona, an iconic modernist building built for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona. Admire Mies van der Rohe’s use of minimalist design, simple forms, and extravagant materials such as marble, red onyx, and travertine. Bear in mind that this incredibly modern-looking building was built over 80 years ago. Discover the famous Barcelona chair and the bronze reproduction of Georg Kolbe’s sculpture, “Alba.” Observe how the sculpture is reflected not only in the pond, but in the marble and glass, creating the sensation that it is multiplied. Browse the souvenir shop to pick up a book on Mies van der Rohe or one of his contemporaries. Use our Barcelona vacation builder to add El Pabellón de Barcelona and other attractions to your Barcelona vacation plans.
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  • It's a Mecca for architects. But man is not on in the joy of modern art may not be clear where so much anxiety about the small pools with stones and two grantnyh walls. Go to the shop at the Museum-there are a lot of interesting exhibits from the models of chairs to notebooks with creative captions.
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  • This building was originally part of the 1929 world exhibition, removed, reconstructed and reopened in 1986. In 2016 there is an interesting special exhibition outside telling the story and commemorat...  read more »
  • This is an astonishing space. It has a door but no sense of a door. It can be seen through but is solid. It seems to nudge for you too keep moving but it has a few places to sit. It's a powerfully fir...  read more »
  • Many people who visit Montjuic don't know this place/building despite the fact that it's so close to Montjuic. It's a beatiful building that looks like it is part of modern architecture....but it was build in 1929 - if you know this fact, it's much more impressive. If you see it, you cannot really imagen that it was build in 1929...just impressive
  • This is place is gorgeous. It is monument to minimalism and cleaniness. El Pabellon defenitely worth to see and to enter for the humble payment of 10 euro.
  • I personally didn't understand the hype of this, but I understand the significance. The reflecting pool is nice, and there's a statue in one of the inner areas. However, there is a few to enter and it takes approximately 5 minutes to view all that it has to offer. There are some great photo opportunities here, along with a pricey gift shoppe.
  • This is the most impressive piece of modern architecture I've ever been in. So simple yet also so rich. Superb detailing. Amassing for its 1929 date.
  • Lovely Pavillion from the World Fair! Definitely look at the opening times, because I came to late..
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