Nou de la Rambla, 3-5
palace for great social functions
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
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.