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 year, dissolved in modernist style, as well as Antonio Gaudí. 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 the largest in Europe in the architectural ensemble of modernist style, lasted 4 year and they had invested more than 72 million euros. incredible original mosaics were restored, the facades of buildings, the Capitol dome and large windows pavilion, which was returned to the original look designed by Luis Domenech i Montaner.
The rebirth of the hospital of Santa Kreu and Sant Pau in Barcelona coincides with his new destination that is - to be a center of knowledge and international research in various fields of science. At the present time on the territory of the hospital has arranged and operate in its refurbished halls several international cultural and research centers, among them "House of Asia in Catalonia", "The European Forest Institute" (EFI), headquartered in Barcelona, "World Health Organisation" (OMS ), the United Nations University and others.
You will journey into the exquisite world of modernist architecture. The unique building, stained glass, mosaics, chandeliers and stucco. Incredible beauty in every detail. The visit includes the opportunity to visit all the main housing, pavilions, as well as a stroll through the magnificent gardens of the complex. And you will enjoy a splendid view on the Sagrada Familia, which opens from the upper floors of this old hospital.
Besides the usual visit of 8 € per person, it is possible for 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 €, a tasting 31 €.
To arrange a visit, 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.