The Palau de la Música Catalana is a concert hall in Barcelona, Spain. It was opened in 1908 after being designed to a Catalan Modernista style by architect Lluis Domenech i Montaner. The building originally housed the local choir society. The building underwent a large refurbishment between the years of 1982 and 1989, in 1997 it was made a UNESCO World Heritage site because of its stunning architecture. Today, the concert hall hosts many performances across most genres of music. It is one of the top nights out in the city, with over half a million people attending a concert there every year.
By metro, use lines 1 and 4 getting off at ‘Urquinaona’. Bus lines V15, V17 and 45 all travel close to the concert hall.
Opening Times and Admission
The best way to visit the concert hall is to attend a concert, tickets are available at the box office or online. If the concerts don’t tickle your fancy then you can still visit the concert hall, guided tours run every thirty minutes daily between 10am-3.30pm. Tours cost 20 euros per person.