Casa Batlló – Fundació Antoni Tàpies stop | Barcelona Bus Turístic

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Casa Batlló – Fundació Antoni Tàpies stop

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The best point for a stroll along Rambla de Catalunya, Passeig de Gràcia, and to discover the splendorous Modernista architecture of the Illa de la Discòrdia.

The heart of the Modernista Eixample

The Casa Batlló – Fundació Antoni Tàpies stop on the Red Route of Barcelona Bus Turístic is on Passeig de Gràcia, the street that represents the golden age of Barcelona’s bourgeoisie, the late 19th century, and linked Barcelona’s Old Town to the town of Gràcia and is now one of the city’s most important artistic and commercial streets.

From this point you can visit the Illa de la Discòrdia or Block of Discord formed by three Modernista gems: Casa Batlló, by Antoni Gaudí, Casa Amatller, by Puig i Cadafalch and Casa Lleó i Morera, by Domènech i Montaner. You can also stroll along the enchanting Rambla de Catalunya, through the octagonal blocks of the Eixample, designed by Ildefons Cerdà, and discover some of its most enchanting streets, like Passatge de Permanyer and Passatge de Méndez Vigo.

Moreover, in the area around the bottom section of Passeig de Gràcia there are museums like Fundació Antoni Tàpies, on modern and contemporary art, the Modernisme Museum, which is home to all kinds of artistic manifestations of the current that marked the history of Barcelona, and the Egyptian Museum.

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