Museu del Disseny de Barcelona
Barcelona's design museum lies inside a new monolithic building with geometric facades and a rather brutalist appearance – unkindly...
Museu de la Música
Some 500 instruments (less than a third of those held) are on show in this museum, housed on the 2nd floor of the administration...
Parc del Centre del Poblenou
Barcelona is sprinkled with parks whose principal element is cement, and Jean Nouvel's Parc del Centre del Poblenou, with its stylised...
Teatre Nacional de Catalunya
Ricard Bofill’s ultraneoclassical theatre, with its bright, airy foyer, hosts a wide range of performances, including dramas, comedies,...
One of Poblenou's most romantic settings, Can Recansens hides a warren of warmly lit rooms full of oil paintings, flickering candles,...
Lonely Planet review
Barcelona’s very own cucumber-shaped tower, Jean Nouvel’s luminous Torre Agbar, is among the most daring additions to the skyline since the first towers of La Sagrada Família went up. Completed in 2005, it shimmers at night in shades of midnight blue and lipstick red. At the time of publication, the Hyatt group was in negotiations to purchase the building and transform it into a luxury hotel.