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This thermal power plant built in 1897 is located on the edge of the Eixample district near the Arc de Triomphe. The building is a good example of iron architecture. The iron absorbed the vibrations of the steam engines.
Date of experience: April 2019
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
exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognized architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.