Passeig de Gracia is a leafy boulevard that fronts many architectural masterpieces and shopping indulgences. The city's rich and famous lived here at the turn of the 19th century, hence Gaudi fans take note - there are stunning examples of architecture here although their admission charges are quite astronomical.
Completed in 1910, La Pedrera is one of Gaudi's most famous masterpieces to visit, with a wavy facade, wrought-iron balconies, and fairly-tale chimneys.
Palau Robert was formerly a private residence completed in 1903. Acquired by the Government of Catalonia in 1981, it has since been turned into an exhibition venue.
Casa Asia promotes cultural exchange between Spain and Asia. Its headquarters was once located in Palau Baro de Quadras, a historic Modernist building along the Diagonal, near Passeig de Gracia. The building was renovated with 2 distinct facades in 1903. However, the interior decor was not really Asian.
The top floor features an open area to relax and absorb the views.
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