SANT PAU - MODERNIST HOSPITAL
DISCOVER THE LARGEST ART-NOUVEAU HOSPITAL IN THE WORLD
Regular walking tour, stmall group tour (maximum 15 people)
Price: 28€ per person
Included: Guided tour with official guide and radio guide system included if necessary
Description: In the amazing district Eixample, we find a modernist hospital designed by a competitor of the arquitect Antoni Gaudí, he was an other genius of the Catalan art nouveau, called Domènec i Muntaner.
Only 10 minutes away by foot from Sagrada Familia we find this jewel of modernism. Discover the mosaics and sculptures decorating the hospital.
We will learn about how was a hospital 100 years ago, and we will walk through the beautiful garden and internal corridors.
Come and give your eyes a dose of beauty!
Do you want to discover the following mysteries?
-How important was the hospital for the city?
-Why the location so far away from the Gothic Quarter?
-Who was the main arquitect?
-Who paid for it?
-How was the operation room and other areas of the hospital?
-What materials where used in the construction?
-Is the hospital still working after more than 100 years?
These and many other questions will be resolved in our tour!
From Sant Pau we have an amazing view of the complex with the gardens and pavilions and the Sagrada Família as well
Meeting Point: In front of the monumental area. Hospital Sant Pau (art-nouveau area). Main gate (Hospital de Sant Pau, recinte modernista)
When: Every friday at 12:30
Book at least 3 days in advanced to secure your place
Arrive 10 minutes before to check in with the guide
The guide awaits you with a yellow accreditation
Wear comfortable footwear