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Preplanned City Guides and Travel Itineraries

Palace of Catalan Music

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Palace of Catalan Music.

Palace of Catalan Music features in these preplanned City Guides:

5-day Barcelona City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • A moderninst masterpiece from Lluís Domènech i Montaner
  • Guided tour focused on the amazing architecture and history of the place
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

Time required: 60 minutes

Phone: (34) 902 475 485

Web site: http://www.palaumusica.o...

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Daily: 9:30am - 3:30pm
August and Easter Week: 9:30am - 6pm


Ticket type Charge
General: 12 €
Students, seniors: 10 €

Public transport:

  • Subway Line 1: Urquinaona
  • Subway Line 4: Urquinaona

Address: Carrer Palau de la Música 4-6

Things you need to know:

  • Palau de la Música Catalana (1908) is a concert hall in Modernist style
  • The building is famous for its fabulous ornamentation, sculptures, and decorative elements
  • It was built for Orfeó Catalá, a choral society that played a leading role in the Catalan cultural movement called Renaixença (Catalan Rebirth)
  • More than half a million people listen to musical performances yearly that includes a wild variety of styles, such as symphonic music, jazz or Cançó (Catalan song)
  • Since 1997 the building is listed among UNESCO's World Heritage sites
  • The building won Barcelona City Council's architect award of best building in 1909

What to do there:

  • Take a walk around the amazing modernista building
  • Join the guided tour of the concert hall
  • Check the program schedule for concerts

Tips & Insights:

  • Tickets for the guided tour can be purchased in the nearby gift shop (the ticket office sells tickets for the concerts)
  • Tickets can be purchased up to one week before the day of the guided tour
  • Advance ticket purchase is recommended
  • Guided tour takes approximately 50 minutes

Palace of Catalan Music features in these preplanned City Guides: