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Submarine Ictíneo II

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5-day Barcelona City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Great engineering achievement
  • Replica of the world's first submarine

Time required: 15 minutes

Public transport:

  • Subway Line 4: Barceloneta

Address: Moll d'Espanya del Port Vell

Things you need to know:

  • Submarine Ictí­neo II (1889) is a replica of the world's first submarine
  • It has a fish-shape and is made of wood
  • Two steam engines used to power the vessel that was able to make a number of successful underwater journeys
  • The original purpose of the submarine was to collect corals
  • Its inventor, Narcís Monturiol, unsuccessfully tried to sell its invention to the army, as it failed to recognize the importance of the innovation
  • The inventor died penniless

What to do there:

  • Have a look at the replica of the world's first submarine

 

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