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If Gaudí were alive in 2023, what would his buildings look like?

Thanks to the application of Artificial Intelligence, it was possible to set the atmosphere of what his buildings would be like if Gaudí lived in 2023. And it was possible thanks to the Gaudism digital project that fuses architecture and nature under the inspiration of the Catalan architect. It was the exploration of unfathomable new…

In the heart of the Born, the Tunnel of Terror

The Nightmare Horror Museum or Túnel del Terror, is a terrifying and changing labyrinth that since the end of December last year opened its doors in the Born in Barcelona. It is the only terrifying attraction in the heart of Barcelona (Carrer de l’Argenteria, 57). And from the entrance it begins to impress: it is…

Palau Martorell hosts the Sorolla exhibition

Barcelona’s renowned neoclassical palace, the Palau Martorell, opens to the public with the Sorolla exhibition: an exhibition of small-format oil paintings by the Valencian artist. In the Plaça de la Mercè, one of the most peaceful corners of the Gothic Quarter, the Palau Martorell opens as a cultural facility. From now on, this neoclassical building…

Construction begins on a new pavilion at Fira de Barcelona

After the demolition of the Porcelanosa store next to the fairgrounds, work will begin at the end of March 2023 on the expansion and construction of a new pavilion at Fira de Barcelona. This work will strengthen Fira de Barcelona’s worldwide leadership in Gran Vía as a center par excellence for events, conventions and important…

The feminist bookstore Pròleg closes its doors, but looks for another space

The first feminist bookstore Pròleg in Barcelona, closes its doors after having to leave the premises in Sant Pere Més Alt street where it has been operating for more than 31 years and look for another space in the city. After all these years of being open to the public, they had to leave the…

Cirque du Soleil will be in Barcelona until January 22nd.

“Crystal” is the new show on ice with which Cirque du Soleil returns to Barcelona.  The circus company will be in the city until January 22, 2023, and then continue its tour throughout Europe. The world-famous Canadian group will perform in the central part of the Palau Sant Jordi to premiere its latest performance. “Crystal”…

Barcelona: the almost ideal European city

According to the “World’s Best Cities” ranking, described by the Bloomberg agency as “the most complete study” that classifies the best cities in the world, Barcelona consolidated its position as the almost ideal European city. In the ranking, which analyzed a total of 100 cities around the world, the Catalan capital rose three positions behind…

More than 395 million euros in foreign investment in Barcelona in 2022

According to the Barcelona City Council, in 2022 the city channeled a total of 395 million euros in foreign investment. In this scenario, the municipal economic promotion teams were able to launch a total of 28 projects. These business initiatives enabled the creation of around 487 jobs, according to the balance sheet drawn up by…

New Shein pop-up store in Portal del Ángel

After the experience lived in the summer, Shein the Chinese fashion giant will open next November 19, 2022 a new store (pop-up) in Portal del Angel. In this location will be allowed face-to-face shopping, where in fact it opened last June. The store is located at number 15 Portal del Angel in Barcelona, one of…

With 5 floors and a bar, Raima is the largest stationery store in Europe.

The largest stationery store in Europe is located in Barcelona’s Gòtic district. It is Raima with its antique and recycled furniture, the Nimura bar with rooftop terrace and five floors, offers a wide range of products. But it is not only a stationery store, it is also a living museum decorated from the first floor…

Gaudi’s Casa Batllo considered the Best Monument in the World

One of the prides of Barcelona is Gaudí’s Casa Batlló and now it will be even more so when it is chosen as the “World’s Best Monument of 2021”. The award was given by the online cultural platform “Tiqets”, a site that recommends the best places to visit in Europe. On this occasion, the first…