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FundaciO La Caixa

Address: Plaza Weyler, 3, 07001 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Devon, UK
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87 reviews 87 reviews
26 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This city-centre cafeteria is in a memorable modernist converted city-centre bank building, and with a gallery and bookshop in the same complex. Go there, have a snack and a drink, and watch the world go by - well worth it, and with charming staff to justify the pricing!

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Brussels, Belgium
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

One of the artistic building in the busy shopping area of Palma. Close to historic centre and close to plaça del mercat. Comparable to Gaudi art of Barcelona.

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Alhaurin el Grande, Spain
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267 reviews 267 reviews
46 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Cafe Gran Hotel, a stunning Art Deco building owned by bank Caixa. To the hotel there is also an outdoor restaurant with great food, maybe slightly slow service. The poor waiter had to run long distances to the hotel kitchen to get food. Great to sit on the outdoor restaurant and enjoy good food and this beautiful building.

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Malaga, Spain
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2,537 reviews 2,537 reviews
2,282 attraction reviews
2,275 helpful votes 2,275 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The CaixaForum Palma is located in a historic building called the Gran Hotel. It was designed by the famous Catalan architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner and completed in 1903. This is one of the best examples of modernist architecture on the island. The façade is wonderfully decorated with ceramics and sculptures. The windows are exceptionally beautiful. Today the building is... More 

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Preston
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93 reviews 93 reviews
31 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Easy to find just at bottom of Ramblas. Near the Grand Hotel. The architecture is in wonderful condition and gives an incling of the splendid nature of the period when it was built. Just a a hundred metres south to the left is a lovely square which has two buildings which are in the Guiadi style and are magnificent. This... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We live in a society in which there are still great inequalities and many people do not have basic resources. "la Caixa" Foundation therefore promotes diverse initiatives in different areas to foster the social inclusion of the most disadvantaged sectors so that the people in them may have a better life.

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Coimbra, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You're on your way down on Ramblas, go to the left footwalk and take a look at your right, bang! you see this! Beautiful building and it kind of makes you stop and stare at it. (Although it's not, We couldn't help to have a reminisce of memory of gaudi's work in barcelona...)

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This is an amazing building in its own right. The Art Nouveau hall is a show stopper. It's not very large and houses different art projects and shows. I think most are free so at any time this is well worth a visit.

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London
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143 reviews 143 reviews
63 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The building (outside) is a modernista gem. The art exhibitions change but there is a small permanent exhibition. If you are interested in art nouveau in Palma don't miss the video in the reception area (English version really worth it for the historic detail).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

The place brings exhibitions from other museums in the world. This time we saw the Mummies exhibition which was brought from the Netherlands. BEAUTIFUL! it is recommended to check and see what they have. The building it self GRAN HOTEL is gorgeous but not an hotel any more.

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