Modern Architecture and City development Tour in Barcelona

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Modern Architecture & City development Tour


View Important modern structures key to the city’s growth each representing an idea or event played out on the stage of urban transformation. Half day tour accompanied by licensed city guide featuring the tech capital @22

district. An already famous model city that coexists with the neighbourhood’s industrial heritage. Plus various Olympic sites constructed for the grand Barcelona 1992 event. A construction legacy of outstanding architecture which contributed to one of the most successfully Olympics in history. A major turning point in the city’s modern development. Presently home of the smart city expo and planning for future success. Barcelona’s story continues.

4 hours
Barcelona
Historical area

Points of Interest

Montjuic
Agbar Tower
Port Olympic
Markets

Includes

Private Vehicle with chauffeur
Certified guide in your chosen Language
Water

Add on options

Lunch in traditional Restaurant

How it works

choose your starting time
choose your prefered language
meet & greet by personal guide at location of your choice
private transportation throughout the tour
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Agbar Tower Barcelona

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Barceloneta Market Barcelona

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Forum Building Barcelona

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MontjuÏc Communications Tower

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Peix Olimpic Frank Gehry
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Mercado de Santa Caterina Barcelona
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Diagonal Zero Zero Barcelona

The Torre Agbar. A 38-story skyscraper located within the gateway tech capital of Barcelona the @22 district. Currently in transformation by the Hyatt Hotel group, reopening shortly as a 5 star GL hotel. Location: Sant Marti. Construction: (1999-2004). Architect: Jean Nouvel.
Mercat de la Barceloneta. A market located in the la Barceloneta neighbourhood. Possibly the earliest site of a covered market in Barcelona. Original iron work construction dating back to 1884. Location: Ciutat Vella. Remodeling: (2005-2007). Architect: Josep Miàs.
The Forum Building. Containing Museu Blau de les Ciències Naturals. A relatively new landmark in Barcelona. Part of the ongoing redevelopment of the Poblenou area. The technically progressive @22 district. Location: Sant Marti. Architect: Jacques Herzog. Pierre de Meuron.
The Torre Telefónica. Communications Tower located on mount Monjuïc was designed by architect Santiago Calatrava. Representing an Olympic athlete carrying the Olympic flame. A tradition introduced by Carl Diem. Location: Sants-Montjuïc. Construction: (1989-1992). Architect: Santiago Calatrava.
Peix. (Fish). By Frank Gehry. A symbol of post-olympic Barcelona. Shimmering in the Mediterranean sun. Boldly presiding over the coastline upon which the Olympic Marina stands. Location: Sant Marti. Construction: (1992). Designer: Frank Gehry.
The Santa Catarina Market, Barcelona's first covered food market has a wooden roof decorated by coloured ceramic mosaic pieces. Representing fruit and vegetables. The structure is considered a break from traditional market design. Location: Ciutat Vella. Construction: (1845 and renovation finished 2005). Architect: Enric Miralles.Benedetta Tagliabue (Renovation).
Diagonal ZeroZero. A 24 floor skyscraper measuring in at 110m (360 ft). Designed by EMBA Estudi Massip-Bosch Arquitectes. A Barcelona based practice culpable for a range of inspiring international architectural works. Location: Sant Marti. Construction: (2008-2011). Architect: Estudi Massip-Bosch Arquitectes.

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