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Santa Creu and Sant Pau Hospital

  • Santa Creu and Sant Pau Hospital. Barcelona © Turespaña

    Santa Creu and Sant Pau Hospital. Barcelona © Turespaña



Architecture and civil engineering


19th century


Calle Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167
08025 Barcelona
Barcelona, Catalonia

Telephone+34 935537801


This is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, together with the Palau de la Música Catalana.

The Hospital was founded in 1401, with the merger of six hospitals existing at the time in Barcelona. Many complaints about the management, installations and age of the building were received from the start of the 19th century, also because there was no space to enlarge it, so a new hospital was built at the beginning of the 20 th century, financed by the banker, Pau Gil. Work commenced in 1902 and continued until 1930. The architect, Lluís Domènech I Montaner, one of the main exponents of Catalan Modernism, designed the hospital so that all services were on-site and it was isolated from the city. The project included streets, gardens, running water in the buildings, a church and even a convent. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1977. The hospital departments were transferred to a new building in 2009.

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Monday to Friday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Public holidays and Weekend

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM



General: €15

Reduced: €10,5

Children: Free admission

Guided tours

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Nov 22, 2021 to Jan 9, 2022


Santa Creu and Sant Pau Hospital - Barcelona

Els Llums de Sant Pau (The Lights of Sant Pau)

Benidorm by night © Turespaña

Jun 29, 2022 to Aug 6, 2022


Grec Festival

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Sep 22, 2022 to Sep 25, 2022

Festivity of National Tourist Interest

Nuestra Señora de La Merced Fiesta

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Oct 11, 2022 to Dec 15, 2022


Palau de la Música Catalana auditorium - Barcelona
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