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Discover early 20th-century modernist architecture at Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau. Operating as a fully functioning hospital until 2009, the building now houses a museum and cultural center and is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk the grounds to admire the ornate facades and impressive detailing of the structure, or take a tour of the hospital interior for an in-depth look at the building’s former function. Head down Avenida de Gaudí after your visit for prime photo opportunities of both the hospital and the famous Sagrada Familia church. A visit to Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Barcelona vacation planner to plot your vacation.
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Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau Reviews
This gem was quite a treat to see. Hidden away in a non-description neighborhood go see the old Hospital of Sant Pau, there you will find this beautiful set of building called Recinte Moderniste. The ... more »
Beautiful and colorful ceramic decoration on the walls and ceilings. Buildings from fairy tales! Not to miss! more »
Don't look at any pictures of the inside before visiting. I have never heard of this place before I visited. I had no idea what to expect. But once I got inside I saw some of the most beautiful buildings my eyes have ever seen. I could've stayed there for hours just sitting down taking it all in. There were hardly any people as well because it is so unknown compared the famous cathedral. It's also a fairly cheap entrance fee and was definitely worth the price.
I ended up here totally by accident but I will never ever regret. This is one of the most wonderful buildings I have ever seen. The expo is also very well done, it's worth every cent of the entrance fee. I will be back!
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