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Tickets for Palau de la Música Catalana Guided Tour: Skip The Line

An icon of modernist architecture

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Overview
Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 15:30
Monday:  10:00 - 15:30
Tuesday:  10:00 - 15:30
Wednesday:  10:00 - 15:30
Thursday:  10:00 - 15:30
Friday:  10:00 - 15:30
Saturday:  10:00 - 15:30
Duration
55 minutes
Starting time
Tour starts every 30 minutes
Highlights
  • Explore the only concert hall that also happens to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site, including the grand Concert Hall
  • Take in Lluís Domènech i Montaner's richly detailed Art Nouveau masterpiece (yes, a stunningly ornate Barcelona building not designed by Gaudí!)
  • At the end of the tour, hear a musical selection played on the organ overlooking the grand Concert Hall
Description

The Palau de la Música Catalana is a luxurious Catalan Art Nouveau masterpiece. It unites the decorative arts of sculpture, mosaic, stained glass and ironwork to provide an uplifting setting for the concerts that are regularly held there. This guided tour takes you deep into this jewel of Barcelonan Modernism.

If you thought Gaudí was Barcelona's favorite architect, you're right. But he's certainly not the only individual to have made contributions to the Catalan capital. The Palau de la Música, by Lluís Domènech i Montaner, is just as fanciful and rich in detail as anything by the more-famous Gaudí.

Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997, the Palau de la Música is as important as a bastion of Catalonian culture as it is for its architecture. And that's really saying something, because it's an architectural masterpiece. It uses natural light to illuminate the interior stained glass and mosaics. The effect is like being inside a music box (especially if you're here for a concert).

Tour highlights include the Rehearsal Hall, the Lluís Millet Hall, and the grand finale: a musical sampling on the organ in the spectacular Concert Hall.

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What's included
  • Guided tour in English, Spanish, French or Italian
Instructions

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Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Palau de la Música
4-6,C/ Palau de la Música, 08003, Barcelona
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Live guide
Only in English
Additional info

Getting There

  • Metro: L1 or L4 to Urquinaona
  • Bus: 45, V15 or V17
Reviews
Nov 15, 2018
Very nice, love the palao!! Impressive building great guide friendly and chatty!!! Lovely experience worthy the price!
Oct 26, 2018
Absolutely lovely. Well worth a visit.
Oct 20, 2018
Excellent
Oct 18, 2018
Very user friendly
Oct 17, 2018
Cool tour, but pay attention to the language spoken by the guide. I accidentally got tickets for the Spanish tour.
Oct 9, 2018
Ticket scanned and entry smooth. Stunning theatre.
Oct 7, 2018
So much detail and beauty in this historic hall. Put this on your must do list!
Oct 4, 2018
Brilliant presentation by a real person guide - much nicer than an audioguide. Amazing place indeed.
Oct 2, 2018
Good visit, great building
Sep 30, 2018
The Palau de la Musica Catalana reveals the inspiration and determination of the people of Barcelona to express the richness and depth of their heritage. And the tour captures that inspiration and determination beautifully.
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