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Montjuïc

Poble Espanyol

Magic Fountain
Poble Espanyol
Institut botànic
Palau Nacional
Museu d'Art de Catalunya
Estadi Olímpic
Anella Olímpica
Fundació Miró
Parque de atracciones
Montjuďc Castle and Military Museum

The aim of this construction is to display the best examples of Spanish popular and noble architecture in a small space.

It was idea of the architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch and Francesc Folguera and Ramon Reventós designed it. A replica of the walls of Ávila surrounds the enclosure, a clear example of the likeness of these walls being the San Vicente gate, which is the main access to the enclosure.

There is also a reproduction of the Town Hall of Valderrobles (Teruel) and a perimeter formed by buildings which are representative of different towns in Spain.

Inside of the Poble Espanyol there is the Community of the Artisans where more than 40 craftsmen make their work of embroidered, glass, puppets, pottery, toys etc…

   
   
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