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Great Sculpture for a great Politician

Free Visit Duration: 5 minutes. Rius I Taulet monument is outside the entrance to the Parque de... read more

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19th Century Mayor

This monument is located on the Passeig Lluis Companys just across from that of Viladomat . Taulet... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Dan L
Bunbury, Australia
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“Great Sculpture for a great Politician”
May 29, 2018
“19th Century Mayor”
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Passeig Lluis Companys S/n0 | Delante del Parque de la Ciutadella, 08010 Barcelona, Spain
Ciutadella / Vila Olimpica
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Free Visit Duration: 5 minutes. Rius I Taulet monument is outside the entrance to the Parque de la Ciudadela. Francesc de Paula Rius i Taulet was a Catalan lawyer and politician. He was mayor of Barcelona in four different non-consecutive periods. He was the man who brought the 1888 Universal Exhibition to the city....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

As you walk from down from the Arc de Triomfe to the Parc de la Ciutadella you will pass this monument, for me it is nothing special.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Frabcesc De Ruis I Tauler was an important figure in the politics of Barcelona, a Catalan lawyor and a four times mayor,this reformist is commemorated in the lovely area as you walk through the amazing Arch De Triomf. The monument looks impressive and certainly commands...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

This monument is located on the Passeig Lluis Companys just across from that of Viladomat . Taulet was a lawyer and politician. He was also Mayor of Barcelona in four different periods during the Restoration between 1858 and 1889.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed March 8, 2018

This monument (see pic) was pretty, sure, but kind of dull in comparison to what is around this monument. Here you've got the walk towards the Arc de Triomf (see pic), which is a lengthy, wide pathway filled with people and in the distance, well...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

Rius Y Taulet statue commemorates Francesc Taulet, an important politician in Barcelona during the 19th century. He was a prominent supporter of the Barcelona Exposition and related promotion of Barcelona's urban development. He was mayor for 4 terms.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you
enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally
translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes
recognizable by its more spacious streets and elegant
atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district,
Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end
international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the
glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best
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