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Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau.

Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau features in these preplanned City Guides:

5-day Barcelona City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Modernist masterpiece of renowned modernist architect Domènech i Montaner
  • Europe's second oldest hospital that has been continuously used up until now

Time required: 15 minutes

Phone: (34) 93 317 7652

Web site: http://www.santpau.es/

Public transport:

  • Subway Line 3: Liceu

Address: Carrer Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167

Photos: (see more photos)

Photo: Paco CT

Things you need to know:

  • Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that used to be a fully functioning hospital until 2009
  • It was built between 1901 and 1930 by the plans of modernist architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner
  • The building is currently undergoing restoration and will be used as a museum and cultural center

What to do there:

  • Walk along the magnificent façade
  • Take part in a guided tour into the hospital that is available several times a day

Tips & Insights:

  • Restricted access due to ongoing renovation works
  • It is possible to see the interior of the building but do not forget to book the guided tour in advance

 

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Hospital de la Santa Creu i de Sant Pau features in these preplanned City Guides: