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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. Plan to visit El Pabellón de Barcelona and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Barcelona attractions using our Barcelona journey planner.
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El Pabellón de Barcelona Reviews
Oh my gosh. The very definition of a rip off! They get you for €5 a person as soon as you approach. Look around as you pay your euros. YOU’VE SEEN IT ALL! There is nothing behind the walls. There’s no... more »
Als je van architectuur houd een must. Anders kun je het gerust overslaan. Het is niet heel groot, maar daarom niet minder indrukwekkend. more »If you like architecture like a must. Otherwise you can feel free to skip it. It's not very big, but no less impressive.
Amazing Architecture. The details are breathtaking. The place has a very peaceful ambience.
This icon of Bauhaus style still surprises by its sober beauty. If it seem less radical today than 90 years ago, that's because it was one of only a few buildings which redefined what architecture was all about.
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