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Poble Espanyol

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Address: Av. Francesc Ferrer i Guardia 13, 08038 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number:
+34 935 08 63 00
09:00 - 03:00
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Sun 09:00 - 00:00
Mon 09:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 09:00 - 00:00
Fri 09:00 - 03:00
Sat 09:00 - 04:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

The Poble Espanyol is an architectural museum placed in one of the most...

The Poble Espanyol is an architectural museum placed in one of the most emblematic areas of Barcelona, just a few meters far from the Fountains of Montjuic. It is one of the biggest attractions of the city because of a single set featuring about contemporary art, architecture, crafts and gastronomy in a quiet, safe and peaceful environment.

The museum consists of 117 full-scale buildings, which make a real Iberian village with streets, houses, parks, theater, school, restaurants and artisan workshops.

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Different Spanish Architecture all in one small village,

The Spanish village was built in 1929 for the International Exhibition, where 117 buildings, streets & squares from different parts of Spain were built & carefully assembled in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
graham r
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Spanish village was built in 1929 for the International Exhibition, where 117 buildings, streets & squares from different parts of Spain were built & carefully assembled in 50,000 sq.metres of land in the Poble Espanol area of the city. The settings & buildings capture the spirit of the parts of Spain they depict, within which there are shops, restaurants... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It s true that I live very close to plaza España and poble espanyol, but it s always such a delight visiting this charming place.. not only because of the wonderful arquitecture of the typical villages of all Spain, but for the unique details such as artesany, art, traditional food and nature. I also attended concerts and flower exhibitions here... More 

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Normal, IL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is a nice way to see examples of all the different places in Spain, all in one area. Would remind you of a Spanish version of EPCOT only having JUST Spain, and no rides. So there are many restaurants, shops, a glass blower, gardens, etc.

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Washington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got to this attraction as part of the hop on hop off bus route. We found the place 'charming'. We spent about 3 hours there which included walking around the buildings, visiting shops, watching the glass blowing and then finishing off with a bite to eat and a coffee. Glad we went.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Poble Espanyol somewhat by chance as we were on a hop-on hop-off bus tour which went past this attraction. It is an interesting and popular place full of small (often pricey) shops and exhibits from all around the country. We enjoyed walking round this and there are a number of interesting cafes and restaurants. We found a little... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm afraid it looks like a tourist trap. They claim to give you an original Spanish experience but when we arrived a band was playing Elvis in the main square! To be fair, the architecture is quite interesting and some of the shops seem original and with long tradition. Not sure why you need to pay to enter, considering inside... More 

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Lochgelly, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Poble Espanyol has replications of buildings representing different communities of Spain. Well laid out and absolutely beautiful. Buildings are beautiful and there are lots of little shops, restaurants and streets to wander around. Booked our tickets in advance through City Discovery and you just walk straight to the entrance - no issues. The Bus Turistic Red Route drops you off... More 

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Norwalk, Iowa, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend arriving almost during closing time when you can beat the crowd and have the village mostly all to yourself. We ate at a wonderful restaurant and saw the buildings lit up. It was such a romantic feel to go when all the shops are closed. You can always go shopping in the day if your visiting during the... More 

Thank Shawn Z
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a real rip off. Really expensive and once you get in it's practically just shops. So you are paying for the opportunity to spend more money. I was hoping to see actual demonstrations of how things are made but instead it's just pot luck if someone in the shops is making anything. But there's no formal demonstration... More 

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Jasper, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a short visit, sunny and warm. Walking around this open air city, enjoying the architecture.

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Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colourful fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands the impressive and towering structure of the Palau Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to this magnificent city. And true to its anticipation, the games transformed the city, reimagining the mountain of Montjuic with the development of an arena, stadium, and many other sporting facilities that are open to visitors year-round. Surrounding the adjacent side of the plaza are well-established hotels catering to business guests and a shopping mall transformed out of a historic bullfighting arena.
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