Palau Nacional - Barcelona, Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 41° 22.133 E 002° 09.195
31T E 429185 N 4580053
Quick Description: The 1888 and the 1929 Worlds fair was hosted right here in this very spot.
Location: Cataluña, Spain
Date Posted: 3/28/2016 6:43:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMQTWQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
Taken from Wikipedia, "The Palau Nacional (Catalan for ‘National Palace’) is a building on the hill of Montjuïc in Barcelona. It was the main site of the 1929 International Exhibition. It was designed by Eugenio Cendoya and Enric Catà under the supervision of Pere Domènech i Roura.[1] Since 1934 it has been home to the National Art Museum of Catalonia.

With a ground surface of 32,000 m2, the Spanish Renaissance-inspired building has a rectangular floor plan flanked by two side and one rear square sections, with an elliptical dome in the centre. The fountains by the staircases leading to the palace are the work of Carles Buïgas.

Between 1996 and 2004, the palace was extended to accommodate the National Art Museum's entire collection of over 5,000 artworks."
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