places/travel List of Famous Barcelona Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Barcelona skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Barcelona architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Barcelona are included on this list. Information about these Barcelona buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Barcelona and older historic landmarks.

Examples include Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art and Casa Batlló.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Barcelona?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Barcelona. Famous architectural houses within the city of Barcelona are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Barcelona Museum of Contempora... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Barcelona Buildings & Structures
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The Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art is situated in the Plaça dels Àngels, in El Raval, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, Spain. The museum opened to the public on November 28, 1995. Previous directors were Daniel Giralt-Miracle, Miguel Molins, Manuel J. Borja-Villel and Bartomeu Marí. ...more

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City/Town: Barcelona, Spain

Architect: Richard Meier

Created By: Richard Meier

Style: Modern architecture

Building Function: Museum

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#95 on The Top Must-See Attractions in Europe

#39 on The Best Museums in the World

#12 on The Top Must-See Attractions in Barcelona

#6 on The Best Museums in Spain

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Barcelona Pavilion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Barcelona Buildings & Structures
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The Barcelona Pavilion, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, was the German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona, Spain. This building was used for the official opening of the German section of the exhibition. It is an important building in the history of modern architecture, ...more

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City/Town: Barcelona, Spain

Opened: Jan 01 1929

Created By: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Style: Modern architecture

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#11 on The Top Must-See Attractions in Barcelona

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Camp Nou is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Barcelona Buildings & Structures
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Camp Nou is a football stadium in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, which has been the home of Futbol Club Barcelona since 1957. With a seating capacity of 99,354, it is the largest stadium in Spain by capacity. It is also the largest stadium in Europe and the 4th largest association football stadium in ...more

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City/Town: Barcelona, Spain

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#21 on The Top Must-See Attractions in Barcelona

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Casa Batlló is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Barcelona Buildings & Structures
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Casa Batlló is a renowned building located in the center of Barcelona and is one of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces. A remodel of a previously built house, it was redesigned in 1904 by Gaudí and has been refurbished several times after that. Gaudí's assistants Domènec Sugrañes i Gras, Josep Canaleta and ...more

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City/Town: Barcelona, Spain

Opened: Jan 01 1877

Created By: Josep Maria Jujol, Antoni Gaudí

Style: Expressionist architecture

Construction Started: 1905

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#3 on The Top Must-See Attractions in Barcelona

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Casa Calvet is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Barcelona Buildings & Structures
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Casa Calvet is a building, designed by Antoni Gaudí for a textile manufacturer which served as both a commercial property and a residence. It is located at Carrer de Casp 48, Eixample district of Barcelona. Gaudí scholars agree that this building is the most conventional of his works, partly because ...more

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City/Town: Barcelona, Spain

Architect: Antoni Gaudí

Created By: Antoni Gaudí

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#24 on The Top Must-See Attractions in Barcelona

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Casa Milà is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Barcelona Buildings & Structures
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Casa Milà, popularly known as La Pedrera, is a modernist building in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was the last civil work designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, built between the years 1906 and 1910. It was commissioned in 1906 by businessman Pere Milà i Camps and his wife Roser Segimon i ...more

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City/Town: Barcelona, Spain

Opened: Jan 01 1907

Created By: Josep Maria Jujol, Antoni Gaudí

Style: Modernisme

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#4 on The Top Must-See Attractions in Barcelona

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City/Town: Barcelona, Spain

Created By: Josep Maria Jujol

Style: Art Nouveau

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Casa Vicens is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Barcelona Buildings & Structures
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Casa Vicens is a family residence in Barcelona, designed by Antoni Gaudí and built for industrialist Manuel Vicens. It was Gaudí's first important work. It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Works of Antoni Gaudí" in 2005. It was built in the period 1883-1889 and is located at Carrer de ...more

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City/Town: Barcelona, Spain

Created By: Antoni Gaudí

Style: Moorish Revival

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#23 on The Top Must-See Attractions in Barcelona

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