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Did you know?: The Immaculate Conception at Bellesguard

Did you know?: The Immaculate Conception at Bellesguard

By: Ferran Garcés   Today we publish the first article in a series of three that we have called “The Triptych of the Bellesguard facade”. A facade that hides different symbols and religious references. Little by little we will be discovering them, as if they were the windows of an Advent calendar. We hope you […]

Did you know?: The cinema and Bellesguard

Did you know?: The cinema and Bellesguard

By: Ferran Garcés   The Bellesguard Tower has been the scene of all kinds of shootings: fashion shoots, documentaries, commercials, video clips and also, cinema. Today we will focus on this last one, the cinema, but in other articles we will reveal the celebrities and shootings that have also taken place in Bellesguard. We will […]

Architecture and Tourism: Discover the best examples of Art Nouveau in Barcelona

Architecture and Tourism: Discover the best examples of Art Nouveau in Barcelona

What is Art Nouveau? Art Nouveau, literally “new art” in French, is an artistic movement with origins that go back to the end of the 19th century, and whose development extended to the beginning of the 20th century, then reaching its peak . The aim of this artistic current was to look for new forms, […]

A day like today: San Martín’s festivities

A day like today: San Martín’s festivities

By: Ferran Garcés The name of Martin is one of the most important in the history of Bellesguard. It is the  name of the king who built the palace in which, five centuries later, Antonio Gaudí was  inspired to build the current tower. A strange name for a king…   No monarch of France, Portugal, England, […]

Characteristic styles in Gaudí’s works

Characteristic styles in Gaudí’s works

Gaudí, emblem of Barcelona When we think of Barcelona, the beauty of its buildings and architecture, the word Gaudí will inevitably come to mind, since this architect and the city of Barcelona are inextricably linked. Antoni Gaudí, born in Reus on June 25, 1852, was the greatest representative of architectural modernism and a pioneer in the […]

Modernism route in Barcelona

Modernism route in Barcelona

Modernism is an architectural style that represented the transition between two centuries: from the 19th to the 20th. Its name evokes modernity, change and progress, and was characterized by an urban aesthetic that sought harmony between beauty and functionality. In Spain, the greatest expression of modernism took place in Catalonia, and, thanks to this, today […]

Did you know? Bellesguard opened its doors on September 2013

Did you know? Bellesguard opened its doors on September 2013

By: Ferran Garcés. Do you know when did Bellesguard Tower opened its doors to the public? It was in September 2013. At the time, the owners were the Guilera Roche family, a family of well-known doctors. From the beginning, their main objective was not only to let the people visit their house but also to […]

A day like today: Visit Vil·la Florida

A day like today: Visit Vil·la Florida

By: Ferran Garcés. A month ago now, a group of users from the Villa Florida Civic Center visited us, as part of their cultural itinerary program. As always, it was a pleasure to receive residents of the district. In addition, the building that houses the Villa Florida civic center is an old manor house from […]

Visit us at the ‘Fira Modernista’

Visit us at the ‘Fira Modernista’

¡Come to the Modernist Fair of Barcelona this weekend! Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. C/ Girona, between C/Diputació and Diagonal. You will find a lot of activities and surprises with modernist taste! At the Bellesguard stand you can buy tickets for the guided […]

The Torre Bellesguard by Antoni Gaudí according to WestJetMagazine

The Torre Bellesguard by Antoni Gaudí according to WestJetMagazine

The Torre Bellesguard by Antoni Gaudí recognized as one of the best places to visit in Barcelona according to WestJetMagazine! From May on, WestJet will have direct flights between Barcelona and Toronto and we will be happy to welcome Canadian people. Read the full article in the following image: Do you want to discover why […]