GÜELL PALACE (1886 - 1889)
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Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 3-5
Barcelona


A palace for great social functions

At the end of the 19th century, Gaudí designed the most spectacular and luxurious building in Barcelona. This place, commissioned by the bourgeois Eusebi Güell, was built with stone, coated with delicate marble and decorated with high quality wood. Its inauguration coincided with the holding in Barcelona of the 1888 World Fair Exhibition and housed diverse social and official functions.

The building surprised the citizens and earned the admiration of the visitors because it radically broke with the classical typology of the palatial constructions of the city.

     
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