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Address: Av. Ferrer i Guardia, 6-8 | Esta Atraccion Ha Dejado de Ser Gratuita, Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 934 768 600
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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The gallery offers a wide range of exhibitions of ancient, modern and...

The gallery offers a wide range of exhibitions of ancient, modern and contemporary art.

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Gothic Barcelona

This is a city with everything! Salvador Dali, Gaudi, ancient and modern history, civil war memorials and statutes to explorers and scientists, church and civic leaders. It's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a city with everything! Salvador Dali, Gaudi, ancient and modern history, civil war memorials and statutes to explorers and scientists, church and civic leaders. It's Gothic heart is a tourist's must for photos, romantics and shoppers. Barcelona has a fantastic Metro and intercity and international rail and air transport. The city's heart offers great food and entertainment all... More 

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derbyshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Paid 2 Euros extra for an audio guide which gave some really interesting background on the former textile museum. No interior detail though. Best bit was the roof terrace, which can be viewed for free. This was most beautiful at sunset! Had refreshements at the cafe afterwards - very clean and modern with good choice.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to get away from the hectic crowd for an hour or so this is the place. It is an old textile manufacturing factory which was bought by the Bank ''la caixa'' and turned into an art centre. Whatever you do, make sure you go onto the roof which is a real joy. you can see how it... More 

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Los Angeleeze, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A modernist factory (now art museum) that resembles a castle designed by Puig i Cadafalch. There is a small fee if you wish to visit the art exhibits, but you are welcome to walk inside the building and access the rooftop (follow the signs with pictures of colorful people standing on top of the roof) for free. Be sure to... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Great temporary exhibits in a former modernist factory. Amazing. The building is súper nice. All the details are great. It used to be free. Now its free for la Caixa bank clients. Price is 4€ for all exhibits. It's great. You can access the rooftop for free. Worth the visit.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I didn't go inside to see the exhibit mostly because I didn't understand what was this building about. I went to the entrance and still didn't understand. So, as I didn't have much time, took some photos from the outside and continued the journey. Since it's near important sights, it's very worth shooting this building. If you have Barcelona Card,... More 

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Caixaforum regularly brings the biggest names in both contemporary and classic art. A pity their website is not available in English. But you can find out about their exhibitions here: http://www.artssspot.com/. This site is also handy for discovering local art!

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

The building itself is worth the trip. A beautifully restored and preserved textile factory, whose history you can see in an interesting exhibit apart from whatever traveling exhibit happens to be there at the time you go.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Not my typical thing to do but hey, give and take right. Personally I preferred the roof top view and we ended spending more time here than anywhere else in the compound.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

A former factory, this facility is both community center and art musuem. Tips: don't miss the roof and go when there is a concert scheduled, if possible. It's located almost directly across the street from the Magic Fountain and the Parc de Montjuic, so add this to your list if you're headed that way...

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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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