Some of the most important were the construction of the Palau de la Música or the transformation of the former Dominican convent in Santa Caterina market.
The Passeig del Born, where one time medieval tournaments were held, has been gradually changing its use, from Central Market grocery to area of design and nightlife entertainment. On this route we will see how it is possible to combine medieval urban fabric with modern buildings.
Starting point: COAC - College of Architects of Catalonia). Pl. Nova, 5 (opposite the Cathedral). Underground: L1 and L4: shutdown Urquinaona (L1 / L4), stop Jaume I (L4) Bus: 17, 45 and V17.
The 4 Cats (Josep Puig i Cadafalch) / Palace of Catalan Music (Lluis Domenech i Montaner)
Via Layetana / Av. Cathedral
Santa Caterina Market
Princess Street / James I
Moncada Street / Medieval and Baroque Palaces
Santa Maria del Mar Basilica
Passeig del Born / Born Market
Ending point: Paseo Lluís Companys (Underground Arc de Triomphe, L1)
Guided: tours in English.
Minimum purchase of 2 people.