Tickets for Palau Baró de Quadras: Guided Tour

A still-private Modernist city mansion by the architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch

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English: 11:00, Catalan: 12:00, Spanish: 13:00. The house opens for visits only on Wednesdays
1 hour
  • See a fascinating private house by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, a contemporary of Gaudí, commissioned by the Baron de Quadras
  • Join your private guide on a Wednesday to explore a Modernist masterpiece
  • See modernista and neo-gothic flares and the medieval touches throughout, including George and the dragon

Join your guide on a Wednesday for a private tour of Palau Baró de Quadras, one of the finest examples of Catalan Modernism. Tour the beautiful insides, designed in the style of a gothic Catalan palace!

Josep Puig i Cadafalch was commissioned to refurbish a residential block on carrer del Rosselló in 1900 by the Baron de Quadras, and being somewhat ambitious he gave the building two totally different facades, one on Diagonal and the other on carrer del Roselló!

Note architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch's neo-Gothic staircase, wrought-iron entrance, and the medieval touches - such as Saint George, the patron of Catalonia, slaying his famous dragon.

Soak up the Modernist bonanza here, including mosaics, sgraffito work, and multicolored Arabesque woodwork, as well as the sculptures by Eusebi Arnau and Alfons Juyol.

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Getting There

Metro: Lines L3 or L5, get off at Diagonal

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Palau Baró de Quadras
373,Avinguda Diagonal, 08008, Barcelona
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Live guide
Catalan, English, Spanish
Ratings & reviews
12 Reviews

Dec 12, 2019
Recomanable lyMo
Nov 16, 2019
Very good knowledge of the guide!
Jul 4, 2019
En la llegada no tuve ningún problema con la entrada y la visita ha sido fenomenal. La historia de Barcelona tiene muchas raíces de arquitectura, música, ciencia, pasado histórico, hallazgos, personalidad, y barrios con mucho encanto musical y gastronómico. Hay grandes personas que han dejado su legado artístico, científico o religioso. Tenemos mucha cultura y se refleja con todo su esplendor en los muchos barrios, museos, estadios, obras arquitectónicas, entidades, sociedades, industrias, negocios, etc que tantas personalidades han hecho realidad. Muchas gracias. Ana

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