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...
This is a Romanesque-Gothic 12th century cathedral with many ancient artefacts inside. The gardens of the cathedral are very pleasant and contain orange trees. Archaeology done on the cathedral site has proved that there was a Roman temple and then an Arab mosque here before the cathedral was built.
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.
Viking Dublin's cathedral was built about 1038, gaining its present shape from 1172 in the new cathedral of Archbishop Laurence O'Toole and the Norman knight Richard de Clare. There have been major restorations of the cathedral in 1358, 1562, 1829-31, 1871-8 when Henry Roe gave £230,000 (£23m today!) to save it, and from 1980-2.A donation is requested of visitors visiting the cathedral, often t...
In 1859 a wooden cathedral was built and then replaced in 1882 by the five cupola cathedral on that site today. In 1895 a bell tower was constructed but consequently destroyed by the soviets in 1930 at the same time the cathedral was closed. In 1992 the cathedral resumed operations and began restoration projects including the rebuilding of the bell tower.