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Prision La Modelo

Carrer Entenca 155, 08029 Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona should open this up to tourists...

I was specially invited by a colleague who gave my students and I a personalized tour of this... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Mark J
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Winterville, North Carolina, United States
Real prision

This prision counts with 113 years, now is closed, but it was running until las year. It's a... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2018
GlobeTrip78
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Cambrils, Spain
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May 28, 2018
“Barcelona should open this up to tourists...”
Apr 21, 2018
“Real prision”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Carrer Entenca 155, 08029 Barcelona, Spain
Eixample
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

I was specially invited by a colleague who gave my students and I a personalized tour of this former prison. The city is in the process of deciding what to do with this place, whether to use it for housing, as a greenway or as...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

This prision counts with 113 years, now is closed, but it was running until las year. It's a mysterious and dark place. Here the anarchist Puig Antich was murderes, so it's a sad place. Also when you go in the atmosphere is sad. But it...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

The prison La Modelo was a visit to experience the sensation of living behind bars. There are no guided tours, so if you want to know anything about it you should read up about it before you go. At present its only open Friday pm...More

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Eixample
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
...More
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