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El Cap de Barcelona - The Head is a surrealist sculpture in stone, steel and ceramic on Paseo de Colón created by American artist Roy Lichtenstein for the 1992 Summer Olympics.
El Cap de Barcelona - The Head is a surrealist sculpture in stone, steel and ceramic on Paseo de Colón created by American artist Roy Lichtenstein for the 1992 Summer Olympics. The 15 metre high pop art work incorporates elements of Catalan Modernism in the red mosaics dotting part of the face.
Passeig de Colom, s/n, 08003 Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
The Hash, Marijuana and Hemp Museum, located in the modernist Palau Mornau, offers a unique permanent exhibition on the development of the cannabis plant as a versatile source for industrial, nutritional, medicinal, sacramental and recreational purposes
The Fossar de les Moreres is the site of the cemetery of the Santa Maria del Mar Church where martyrs of the Siege of Barcelona in 1714 were buried
One of the most representative examples of Catalan Gothic architecture, it features a sombre but beautiful interior
A must in order to understand the troubled and sad history of the Catalans
The Sant Pere de les Puelles is a 10th century Romanesque Benedictine monastery that has been damaged and rebuilt over the years
Palau Dalmases on the historic Carrer Montcada is named after aristocrat Pau Ignasi de Dalmases, who remodeled the entire house in the 17th century
Once an obsolete harbor with empty warehouses and ruined industrial buildings, Port Vell was transformed into a yacht marina and entertainment center for the Barcelona Olympics in 1992
This avenue goes from the Santa Maria del Mar church to the Born market and is where the legendary jousting matches of the Middle Ages took place, as well as numerous fairs and marches
This market was the central market for Barcelona until the 1973 and its closing marked the beginning of the neighborhood's decline before its current resurgence