142 m heigh, 4500 windows, 40 diferent colours
Inaugurated on September 16th 2005, the new headquarters of the company Aguas de Barcelona (Water of Barcelona), will be the third higher building of the city -142 meters and 32 plants-
Located in Barcelona, was built due to the Great International Exhibit in 1929. The other pavillions from the exhibit take part of the Barcelona Fair. The MNAC is near the '92 Olympic Stadium in the Montjuïch Mountain.
The Monumental Bullring of Barcelona known as the “Plaza de Toros Monumental de Barcelona” or more shortly “ la Monumental” was inaugurated in 1914 with the first bullfights in this place.
La Monumental, located at a confluence of Gran Via and Marina, gives also its name to a station of the Barcelona Metro network.
The Monumental is a building made of brick, its style is a mixtur...
Camp des Milles was a French internment camp, opened in September 1939, in a former factory. The camp was first used to intern Germans and Austrians, and by June 1940, some 3,500 people were detained here.
Between 1941 and 1942 Le Camp des Milles was used as a transit camp for Jews before deportation. About 2,000 of the inmates were shipped off to the Drancy camp on the way to Au...
The Camp de Rivesaltes is a military camp in France (also called camp Joffre) located on the territory of the commune of Rivesaltes in Pyrénées-Orientales in the South of France. The camp was also used for interning several civil populations from 1939 to 2007. The darkest period of the camp was in 1942 when 2251 Jews, including 110 children of the Rivesaltes Camp were transferred via the Drancy...
The "Museu Maritim" in Barcelona shows various Ships from all around the world: Fishing boats, the Columbus-Fleet and the "Galere Real", the flagship of the spanisch fleet, beating the turks. It is located in the halls of the "Drassanes", the old shipyard of Barcelona.
At Springhirsch near Kaltenkirchen was from August 1944 to April 1945 a satellite camp of concentration camp Neuengamme.
The prisoners had to construct a military airport.
About 700 of them died in this camp.
Some remains of the camp are still visible. There is also a small museum and a memorial.
The Fundació Mies van der Rohe was set up in 1983 by the Barcelona City Hall with the initial purpose of reconstructing the German Pavilion, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969) for the 1929 Barcelona International Exhibition.
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