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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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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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View of the exhibition 'Andy Warhol. Mechanical Art' © Fundación La Caixa

Sep 14, 2017 to Dec 31, 2017

Exhibition

CaixaForum - Barcelona
Exhibition: Warhol. Mechanical Art

The exhibition in Barcelona

Oct 11, 2017 to Jan 21, 2018

Exhibition

Fundación MAPFRE Casa Garriga Nogués Exhibition Hall - Barcelona
Exhibition: Hell according to Rodin

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Oct 28, 2017 to Mar 11, 2018

Exhibition

Barcelona Maritime Museum - Barcelona
Game of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition

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Feb 11, 2018

Concert / recital

Barcelona Auditorium - Barcelona
Barcelona. Schubert Lied. Josep-Ramon Olivé, baritone, Francisco Poyato, piano

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