Palau de la Música Catalana (Spain)

Palau de la Música Catalana (Spain)


This beautiful concert hall was designed by Lluís Domènech i Montaner and built between 1905 and 1908 in the style of Catalan modernism. It is the only concert hall in this style to be listed by UNESCO.

The concert hall boasts a richly decorated facade and splendid stained-glass windows. It fits about 2,200 people and it is the only auditorium in Europe that is illuminated during the day only by natural light.

Petit Palau opened in 2004. It’s located in the modern part of the building which was added during the restoration in the 1980s and has a capacity of 538 people. It is a flexible venue that has great acoustics and offers the latest audiovisual technology.

Various performances and music festivals take place here. Take a guided tour to get the best of your visit, but reserve your ticket in advance, these tours fill up quickly. Please note that there are no cloakrooms available.