Poble Espanyol (Barcelona, Spain) Reviews
Newest Review: ... have beautiful sun-baked terracotta walls and their own charming courtyards. The site itself is split into areas which each concentrate the architectural features of a specific region of Spain, covering areas such as Andalucia, Golithia, Catalonia and Asturias to name a few. There is a 9.50 Euro entrance fee to visit Poble Espanyol. I visited mid-morning at around 10.30. After paying the fee I entered the site through a huge wooden door that reminded me of an entrance to a medieval castle. I was given a map to help guide me through the complex. There was also the option of hiring an audio guide but I opted against this. On entering th... more
Customer Poble Espanyol (Barcelona, Spain) Reviews (2)
by - written on 07/11/11 (Very useful, 68 readings)
On my recent visit to Barcelona with work I was able to add a couple of days to explore the city once my meetings were over. I'd been to Barcelona a few times now both with family and through work but there were still many places that I didn't have the chance to visit. One of these was Poble Espanyol, which is located near the Montjuic park where the 1992 Olympics were held. The nearest station was Espanya, which is a good 10 -15 minutes walk away. I'd read plenty of reviews about Poble Espanyol prior to visiting but the place seemed to really divide opinion - here were many reviews praising Poble Espanyol while an equal number really did not rate the place at all. I ... Read the complete review
by - written on 29/08/09 (Very useful, 37 readings)
As I have recently returned from Barcelona, I thought i would get a few Barcelona related reviews done asap, before the memories fade away... so here goes with my first, Poble Espanyol. Poble Espanyol is a Full-scale replica of popular architecture that can be found throughout the entirity of spain, it was built (as wee many things in Barcelona) for the 1929 Exhibition and took three years to complete. The Poble Espanyol (or Spanish Village) is an enclosed site that has examples of many of the different and interesting building styles that can be found in mainland Spain, as well as a large number of outlets that sell locally made products ranging from ... Read the complete review
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