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La España Industrial Park

  • Front view of a lake with different contemporary buildings in La España Industrial Park. Barcelona © Turespaña

    Front view of a lake with different contemporary buildings in La España Industrial Park. Barcelona © Turespaña

  • Fountains and contemporary buildings in La España Industrial Park. Barcelona © Turespaña

    Fountains and contemporary buildings in La España Industrial Park. Barcelona © Turespaña

  

This new park was built in the middle of the last century on the former site of a major textiles company, covering an area of 50,000 m2. It was the result of a competition won by the architects Luis Peña Ganchegui and Francesc Ruis who named it "Termes del dragón de San Jorge", in honour of the patron saint of Catalonia. The main entrance is on Calle Muntadas street. The original wall and fencing remain to this day all along the street, providing views of El Mig House, play parks and a broad promenade shaded from the sun by more than 150 old banana trees. Beyond the promenade is a large meadow decorated with wonderful sculptures: “Lande V” by Pedro Palazuelo – strict, rationalist and highly sober; Alto Rhapsody by British artist Sir Anthony Caro, that the local council had had in storage since the 1970s, etc.

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Timetables

 

Monday to Friday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Public holidays and Weekend

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 11:00 PM

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Free admission

  

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Buckle with Hercules knot. Greece. 400–300 BC Gold, garnets, enamel © The Trustees of the British Museum

Apr 5, 2019 to Aug 11, 2019

Exhibition

CaixaForum - Barcelona
Exhibition: Luxury. From Assyrians to Alejandro Magno

Benidorm by night © Turespaña

Jun 13, 2019 to Jul 31, 2019

Festival

Barcelona
Grec Festival

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Jul 31, 2019 to Aug 3, 2019

Concert / recital

Ateneu Igualadí - Barcelona
Zaguán and Alento

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