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Poble Espanyol

Local name: Poble Espanyol

Poble Espanyol is an open-air museum on the slopes of the Monjuic hill. Characteristic buildings of various regions of Spain were restored here. The buildings resemble the appearance of a traditional town. There are craft workshops, souvenir shops and restaurants.

The Spanish Village was built for the needs of the World Exhibition. It is one of the largest open-air museum facilities in Europe. There are 116 objects representing all regions of Spain. The park is designed to show the country's cultural diversity. Mostly, no specific objects are recreated here, but showing a street characteristic for a given region. So we find here a traditional white street of an Andalusian town, a replica of a Romanesque church from the Pyrenees or arcaded arcades known from Catalan cities.

Initially, it was planned to dismantle the village after the Exhibition, but it was so well received that it was decided to leave it. Currently, it is also a place where you can buy traditional crafts from various regions of the country.

Poble Espanyol map
Avinguda Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia 1308038 Barcelona , Spain