Pedralbes, 7 Barcelona
(4 on 5)
condition: Outside: Good
to go to: Metro: L3 (Palau
Visits: Friday to Monday from 10 to 14 h.
Only for guided visits.
Timetables, prices and other information may change, it is advised to check beforehand.
Adults 6 Euros / Retired, unemployed and minors 3 Euros / Discount
for the Ruta del Modernisme 50% on this prices./ Groups 140 Euros /
Scholar groups 120 Euros.
Information: Phone: (34) 93
To appoint guided visits (34)
Ruta del Modernisme
Designed by Antoni
Gaudí i Cornet
and built between 1884 and 1887.
This buildings were the porters house and the stables of
Finca Güell, the big property in Barcelona of Eusebi Güell i Bacigalupi,
the count of Güell.
The complex is composed by two buildings linked by a common monumental
cast iron gate connected in its hinges side on a column crowned by
vegetal fantasies and adorned with a medallion with the "G" of
Güell. This gate is an example of Art Nouveau
fantasy, with its big iron dragon manufactured by the locksmith's Vallet i
The buildings bases are made in stone. The walls, the structure vaults
and parabolic arches are made in bricks, as Gaudí commonly did (see La
Pedrera and Bellesguard).
The walls and roofs decoration are made in ceramic pieces with geometric
The pavilions were the seat of the "Catedra Gaudí
de l'Escola d'Arquitectura de la Universitat Politècnica de
Catalunya" (Catalonia University, Gaudí chair). Translated from the
year 2008 to:
PARC CIENTÍFIC DE BARCELONA
Carrer Baldiri Reixac, 2 - 2ª planta
Phone and fax +34 93
402 02 43