Quatre Columnes, Barcelona

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  • The 4 Columns are said to represent the stripes on the Catalan flag when they were built in the early 1900's and were then demolished under the fascist regime in the 30's , They were rebuilt in 2010.....  more »
  • Columns provide a good view of the magic fountain during the show and also the museum. Those who like selfies in either of the above direction, this is. Good spot...  more »
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  • The four columns was originally erected in 1919 as of a symbol of 4 red bars/stripes of Aragon/Catalan coat of arms. They were demolished in 1928 during Primo de Rivera's dictatorship and were rebuilt in 2010. This is a controversial structure from aesthetic viewpoint. No matter what the viewpoint is, this is the best place to see the magic fountain show in my opinion.
  • The four columns are also known by the name of their architect; the columns of Puig i Cadafalch. They were placed for the first time in 1919 during which time they were located right on top of where you would find the Magic fountain today, close to the neighbourhood of Poble Sec. They represent the four stripes of the Catalan flag.
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