The architectural ensemble of incredible beauty Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau reopened its doors after nearly 4 years of restoration work. This monumental monument of architecture was designed and built by the renowned Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner in 1902 in upper Raval, doers in modernist style, as Antonio Gaudi. In our 1997 UNESCO declared World Heritage by the hospital.
The architectural gem of Barcelona modernism has regained its former glory. Restoration work on the territory of the hospital, which covers an area of 9 residential blocks of the Eixample district of Barcelona and is Europe's largest architectural ensemble in the style of modernism, lasted 4 year and they had invested more than 72 million euros. incredible original mosaics have been restored, facades of buildings, Capitol, domes and large windows pavilion, which was returned to the original form of the project of Luis Domenech i Montaner.
The rebirth of the hospital of Santa Kreu and Sant Pau in Barcelona coincides with its new destination, that is - to be a center of knowledge and international research in various fields of science. Currently on the territory hospital has already located and operating in its refurbished halls several international cultural and research centers, among them the "Asia House in Catalonia", "The European Forest Institute" (EFI), Headquartered in Barcelona, "World Health Organization" (OMS), United Nations and other University.
You will journey into the exquisite world of modernist architecture. unique buildings, stained glass, mosaics, chandeliers and stucco. Incredible beauty in every detail. The visit includes the opportunity to visit all the major body, pavilions, as well as a stroll through the magnificent gardens of the complex. And you can enjoy a magnificent view on the Sagrada Familia, that opens from the upper floors of this old hospital.
Besides the usual visit of 8 € per person, there is a possibility of the tradition to drink vermouth with snacks at the end of the visit, as well as a delicious brunch or a tasting of Catalan wines and cheeses. Vizit vermouth worth 16 € per person, with brunch 20 €, and tasting 31 €.
For the organization of visits, you need to pre-register and pay the event here HERE. Visits take place in small groups up to 9 people. Time to visit 10 a.m. to 18-30. Tours in English is held every day 12-00 and 13-00.