Palau de la Música Catalana

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The main concert hall of the Palau de la Música Catalana. (Photo by Jiuguang Wang)

A gorgeous concert hall in Barcelona designed by Moderisme master Lluís Domènech i Montaner

The exterior of the Palau de la Música Catalana
The exterior of the Palau de la Música Catalana. (Photo by Jordi Domènech)
Barcelona architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner designed this concert hall in 1905–08, and it is the only Art Nouveau performance space to be listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Take one of the 55-minute guided tours to see the sky-lit stained glass of the inverse dome in the auditorium.

Even better, return in the evening to attend a concert. ★★

The schedule is packed year-round with classical, jazz, and pop concerts as well as recitals (and regular flamenco performances by Gran Gala Flamenco;

Tickets start at anywhere from €11 to €28.

Tips & Links

Palau de la Música Catalana details


Carrer Palau de la Música 4-6 (at Carrer de Sant Francesc de Paula, off Via Laietana)
[ Sant Pere/Barri Gotíc ]

Tel. +34-932-957-200


Guided tours every half hour:

Easter & July: Daily10am–6pm
Aug: Daily 10am–8pm
Sept-June: Daily 10am–3:30pm


With Barcelona Card: 20% discount
Hop-on/hop-off bus discount: 20%


Metro: Urquinaona (L4)
Bus: 17, 19, 40, 45, N8
Hop-on/Hop-off route: East, West, South (red)


How long does Palau de la Música Catalana take?

Planning your day: The tour lasts an hour.

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This article was by Reid Bramblett and last updated in September 2013.
All information was accurate at the time.

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