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Arco de Triunfo de Barcelona

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About this place
The Arc de Triomf is an arch in the manner of a memorial or triumphal arch in Barcelona. It was built as the main access gate for the 1888 Barcelona World Fair by architect Josep Vilaseca i Casanovas.
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Elio / Wilken
Elio / Wilken
December 22, 2018
The Arc de Triomf of Barcelona, unlike other arcs with a marked military character, was created to commemorate a civil landmark, serving as a monumental entrance to the Universal Exhibition of Barcelona in 1888. Today, it has sometimes served as a goal in various sporting events, the most important…
Silvina
Silvina
October 27, 2018
In 1888 Barcelona hosted the Universal Exhibition. The Arc de Triomf was built as the gateway to the fair which was held in the Parc de la Ciutadella.
Ashkan
Ashkan
August 07, 2018
A smaller version of Paris's Arc, this is definitely a must-see spot in Barcelona.
Pepo
Pepo
June 11, 2018
Historic place really close to the Ciutadella parc
Elena
Elena
July 11, 2017
Train and metro stop

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“What i like most about this must-see in Barcelona is the exhibition they have in the underground of the cathedral with the models Gaudí created to build it During the summer is necessary to book it in advance if you want to go in, if not it would be almost impossible to get a ticket for the day”
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Point of Interest
“It is one of the buildings that are famous in Barcelona with its funny exterior. A tip is to go up a street and take a left and enter the big hardware store. On the first floor there is a small terrace and from there you can see the back of the building for free. ”
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Location
Barcelona, CT 08003
Phone+34 932 85 38 34
Wifi
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