Palau de la Música

Palau de la Música
The Palau de la Música Catalana (Catalan Music Palace) located in the Ribera district of Barcelona, ​​was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997.

The building is the headquarter of the Catalan Choir "Ofeó Català" founded in 1891 by Lluís Millet and Amadeo Vives. This was a musical institution funded by Catalan bourgeois and industrial music lovers .

This magnificent artwork we owe it to the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner , one of the leading representatives of Catalan Modern Art, in charge of the the building between 1905 and 1908.

Like most other Modern Art Style buildings , the Palau is one of the best examples of integration of all decorative arts and crafts applied to architecture .

Emphasizes the aesthetic role of heavy structural elements, iron and red brick basically,  combined with delicate decorations : floral ornaments , sculptures , wrought iron decos, stained glass windows and spectacular mosaics.

Currently the Palau de la Música Catalana is a cultural facility accommodating concerts, cultural events, conferences... and is one of the best examples of Art Noveau or Modern Art in the city of Barcelona.


  • How to get there
  • Tickets Palau de la Música
  • Guided Tour
The Palau de la Música Catalana is located in the Ribera district of Barcelona, ​​you can easily access to the palace from the main avenue Via Laietana, connecting Urquinaona Square with the sea.

Address:

c / Sant Pere Mes Alt s / n
08003 Barcelona

Public transport:

Metro: L1 and L4 Urquinaona
Buses: 17, 19, 40 and 45

Schedule

Every day: 10 to 15.30
Easter: 10 to 18h
Other hours: check availability

(Visits every 30 minutes)
Concerts Sundays and holidays: 2h tickets are sold. before the concert
Sunday family concerts: tickets are sold from 10am.

Ticket office:

C / Palau de la Música, 4-6
08003 Barcelona.
Tel: 902 442 882
E.mail: taquilles@palaumusica.org

Admission fees:

The entrance to the Palace of Music also includes the guided tour.
Entrance and guided visit: 17 €
Reduced Input: 11 € (groups, pensioners, students and unemployed).

* Duration of visit: 55 minutes approx.
Accepted payment by credit card: Visa, MasterCard and card 6000.

Schedule of the tours:

Every day: from 10 to 15.30
Easter and July: from 10-18 h
August: 9-20 h

Frequency of tours: every 30 minutes
Duration of the tour: 55 minutes

Languages

Catalan, Castilian, French, Russian and

Starting point of the visit

Foyer (bar) of the Palau de la Música.
Access from the Plaza del Palau (c. Palau de la Música, 4-6).