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Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC

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Address: Palau Nacional. Parc de Montjuic | Palau Nacional, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 34 93 622 03 76
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Activities: Dining
Description: An art museum containing hundreds of pieces from the medieval age to the...
An art museum containing hundreds of pieces from the medieval age to the 19th century.
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I didn't go inside but...

I didn't go inside but the view from the terrace is a must see as is the fountain show at night. The only reason I didn't go inside was because the people I was with didn't want... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Alcala De Henares, Spain
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Alcala De Henares, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

I didn't go inside but the view from the terrace is a must see as is the fountain show at night. The only reason I didn't go inside was because the people I was with didn't want to.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The Museu National d'Art de Cataluna is the main art museum in Barcelona, located near the bottom of the Montjuic hill on the Placa Espana side. You can walk easily enough from the Espana metro but it is uphill (you're basically starting your way up Montjuic hill) and there are a lot of stairs and (fortunately) escalators. The area around... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Worth visiting for location and stunning views. Modern art section was very well presented although few artists of world class merit. However, enjoyed the whole building. Ran out of steam so did not have the stamina to go around the medieval art which did look wonderful. The ticket allows 2 days entry so could go back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Would recommend. Be sure to bring a girl or a friend, you will be very pleased to spend time in dvoem.

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Pointe-Claire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Do not hesitate to hop off the tour bus to visit the incredible collection of modern art, they have wonderful pieces of miro, picasso, etc Innan hour, you could see a lot Besides the museum, you have a wonderful view of the place de l'espagne if you font have much time. Dont miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

this museum is well worth a visit. its only 12 euros to get in but is valid for 2 visits and includes the viewing platform at the very top which gives a breathtaking view of Barcelona.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great museum of antiquities and other things! Amazing view of Barcelona from up there, I recommend to see the Mies Van der Rohe Barcelona Pavillion first and the Magic fountain, then take the outside escalators to this museum(fantastic for pictures from up there) after walk to the right and a few blocks away is the Miro museum and a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Did not go inside..but the area around it was amazing with city view. best place to spend couple of hours around this place....

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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

On a short day in Barcelona, I stopped by the museum to only sit around and enjoy the view. This is a beautiful building. It is also the top of a great view.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Obligatory place for visit in Barcelona - a view from it on the city simply delightful!!!! I recommend for 100%!

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Montjuic
Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colorful fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands the impressive and towering structure of the Palau Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to this magnificent city. And true to its anticipation, the games transformed the city, reimagining the mountain of Montjuic with the development of an arena, stadium, and many other sporting facilities that are open to visitors year-round. Surrounding the adjacent side of the plaza are well-established hotels catering to business guests and a shopping mall transformed out of a historic bullfighting arena.
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