Padellas’s House

This construction represents a Gothic Private Palace which dates back to 1497 and 1515. It was originally built in 25 Mercaders street, Barcelona. Тhe work was probably promoted by Joan d’Hostalric-Sabastida I LlullIn (royal counsellor and county governor). In order to preserve, in 1931 this building stone by stone was moved to the Plaça del Rei, mainly due to the construction of a new avenue Via Laietana. Padellas’s House hosts Barcelona City Museum since 1943.

Temple of Augustus in Barcelona

This temple was a place of worship of emperor Augustus. This building is a Roman temple which was housed in the former royal colony Barcino (Barcelona today). The temple was demolished, and its ruins are not found until the 19th century when to innovate three of his columns on the construction site of Centre Excursionista de Catalunya. The architect Antoni Celles wrote a complete description and a map of the temple in 1830. He also confirmed that the temple was dedicated to Augustus and formally describes the building. It was a temple with 11 columns on each wing plus the corner columns, The size of the building would be 35 x 17.5 metres in size and it also would be erected on the podium.

Park Guell

This park represents a public park system and it is contained of different gardens and architectonic elements. It was built between 1900 and 1914. Later in 1926, the park was declared a public park for the first time, and in 1984, UNESCO declared the park a World Heritage Site. The plan for the building belongs to the famous Catalan architect Gaudi who in his work manages to add a kind of organic forms and his imaginative and creative freedom to carry on this work. It could say that this very interesting construction of Gaudi, which is complemented Güell is inspired by the Temple of Apollo at Delphi.

Villa Joanna

This villa derives from the 16th century. It was owned by the family Miralles, which also gave the name Joanna. Later, this villa is becoming a special school where taught real professionals – Dr. Maria Jesús Bellido, Pere Barnes I Giol etc. When a school for deaf and dumb people was closed in 1925, Villa Joanna became a specialized center for mentally deficient people. Already in 2014, the center was transformed into a house of writer that could be used for a temporary stay.

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