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Triumphal Arch

  • Triumphal arch. Barcelona © Turespaña

    Triumphal arch. Barcelona © Turespaña

  • Detail of reliefs on the triumphal arch. Barcelona © Turespaña

    Detail of reliefs on the triumphal arch. Barcelona © Turespaña

  

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Arch

Date

Siglo XIX
Paseo Lluis Companys s/n
08010 Barcelona
Barcelona, Catalonia
Barcelona

It was the entry gate to the International Exposition of 1888.

The monument is an allegory to industry, handicrafts and business, and was designed by the architect Josep Vilaseca.

The Triumphal Arch was designed by the architect Josep Vilaseca i Casanovas, and was built in 1888 as the main entry to the Barcelona International Exposition. The brick design has a series of embossed images that depict allegorical scenes of industry, traditional craft work and business. The front frieze was designed by Josep Reynes and represents the city of Barcelona welcoming visitors to the Exhibition fair.

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Still-life with plums. 1943, Centre Pompidou, Paris - on loan to the Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de Saint Étienne Métropole. Photo (C) Centre Pompidou, MNAC-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Jacques Faujour © Sucesión Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid. 2018

May 25, 2018 to Sep 30, 2018

Exhibition

Picasso Museum - Barcelona
Exhibition: Picasso Kitchen

Benidorm by night © Turespaña

Jul 1, 2018 to Jul 31, 2018

Festival

Barcelona
Grec Festival

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Sep 24, 2018

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Barcelona
Nuestra Señora de La Merced Fiesta

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Oct 1, 2018 to Oct 31, 2018

Fair

Fira de Barcelona - Barcelona
LIBER. International Book Fair

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