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Poble Espanyol de Montjuic, Barcelona: 39 reviews and 69 photos

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One of the places I enjoyed a lot was the Spanish Village. It was built for the International Exhibition in 1929, with the idea of bring to its visitors representative samples of the architecture of the different regions of Spain, presented together in the form of a village, conceived as a single unity. Actually it was prepared just for the time of the Exhibition but it still standing todays thanks to its success. There are buildings depicting monument of all the country, mixed in harmony and looking as if they were a real town. In addition they take into account the traditional plants of each region. There are lots of restaurants (we had supper in one of them) and handicraft shops, as well as some shows. If you join the enclosure later than 20:00 you'll pay half price.

Uno de los lugares que disfruté particularmente fue el Pueblo Español. Se construyó para la Exposición Internacional de 1929, con la idea de llevar a sus visitantes ejemplos representativos de arquitectura de las diferentes regiones de España, presentadas juntas, como si de un sólo pueblo se tratase. Realmente se preparó sólo para la duración de la Exposición pero continua hoy en día gracias a su éxito. Hay edificios representando monumentos de todo el país, mezclados en armonía y pareciendo que son verdaderamente una sóla ciudad. Además tienen en cuenta las plantas tradicionales de cada región. Hay muchos restaurantes (cenamos en uno de ellos) y tiendas de artesanía, así como algunos espectáculos. Si entras en el recinto pasadas las 8 de la tarde pagarás la mitad de la entrada.

Visiting hours / Horario de visita

January and February:
Mondays to Thursdays / Lunes a jueves:
9:00 - 20:00
Fridays and Saturdays / Viernes y sábados:9:00 - 4:00
Sundays / Domingos:9:00 - 24:00

March to December:
Mondays / Lunes:
9:00 - 20:00
Tuesdays to Thursdays / Martes a jueves:9:00 - 2:00
Fridays and Saturdays / Viernes y sábados:9:00 - 4:00
Sundays / Domingos:9:00 - 24:00

Address: Marques de Comillas s/n
Directions: Metro 'Espanya' Situated at the foot of Mount Montjuic, site of the 1992 Olympic Games.
Phone: 935 086 300
Website: http://www.poble-espanyol.com

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 21, 2006
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