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  • The Cemeteries Route

    The Cemeteries Route

    The Cemetery Route is an activity that reminds us that Barcelona is not just a city, but many cities, a journey into the past and the present in which we find historical, popular and adventure characters, wealth, poverty, love and death.

    Poblenou Cemetery Route
    The Poblenou Cemetery Route is a journey to nineteenth-century Barcelona through the different pantheons and the characters of the most interesting, historical and cultural burials. A brief but fantastic and evocative reconstruction of a hundred years of history through 30 tombs, most of them, in neoclassical style.

    Montjuïc Cemetery Route
    The Montjuïc Cemetery Route is focused chronologically between the years 1883 and 1936. The route includes 37 graves and is conceived as a sample of the rich heritage of the cemetery. It combines graves of artistic interest with graves of historical interest, all of them included in the two main routes.

    Route of the Fossar de la Pedrera of the Montjuïc Cemetery
    The Ruta del Fossar is a memorial space with the mortal remains of the victims of Franco's repression and bombing, as well as a good number of people who were shot dead in Barcelona during the post-war period. It was reopened in 1985 as an architectural ensemble of great historical interest, where, among other monuments, are the tomb of President Lluís Companys.

  • El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria

    El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria

    Under the structure of an emblematic market with iron casting architecture of the 19th century, the archaeological site of 1700 Barcelona is found, which is unique in Europe, along with the old market, the memory of the events of 1714 and exhibitions, all located at El Born Centre Cultural, a new and exceptional historic venue that links three centuries of history.

    Epic, exciting, thought-provoking, memorable, unique, open, inclusive, dynamic, integrated, popular and creative – these are just some of the adjectives that define the experience of entering El Born Centre de Cultura i Memòria, whether it be simply passing through on your way somewhere else or staying for a longer visit.

  • MUHBA A gallery with digital resources

    MUHBA A gallery with digital resources

    The Muhba -Museum of the History of Barcelona- has made available a series of digital and online resources so that everybody can discover the city: from the 'Carta Histórica de Barcelona', a complete historical map of the city, to its online collection, also including virtual tours, sacred Jewish texts, the first Neolithic settlements, images from the religious wars... and endless further surprises.

  • El Born Centre Cultural Disfrutando en casa de la cultura y la memoria Enjoying culture and remembrance at home

    El Born Centre Cultural Disfrutando en casa de la cultura y la memoria Enjoying culture and remembrance at home

    To ensure that culture and remembrance continue to reach you at home, the Born CCM has put together a series of online resources that even go as far as providing ideas to entertain the youngest members of the household. One possibility is to listen to a series of podcasts such as FAae Fiction(s); four lecture sessions that reflect on the complexity of fiction or else the opening lecture of a set entitled "Sons de la Memòria" (Sounds of Remembrance). Another option is to view a series of videos such as one on the illustrator Perich which has a competition run through social media associated with it, or another one that provides a complete tour of the Born neighborhood in just six minutes.

  • Education in freedom Barcelona and the school 19081979

    Education in freedom Barcelona and the school 19081979

    A scenographic journey revealing the key moments in the history of education during the 20th century and the historical and political context in which it was set.
    The exhibition begins in 1908, when Barcelona City Council approved the Extraordinary Budget for Culture, a plan for the comprehensive reform of education in the city, emphasizing education that was of high quality, public, free, in Catalan, secular, and with both boys and girls sharing the classrooms. The project was inspired by experiences of teaching reforms and brought a debate to the table that is still very much in existence today.

  • Palau Robert

    Palau Robert

    The Palau Robert building, located at the end of Passeig de Gràcia, was originally the private residence of Robert Robert i Surís, Marquis of Robert. Today the building belongs to the Generalitat de Catalunya, offers a wide range of activities and has three exhibition rooms. It also has a concert hall, a tourist office and gardens open to the public. Throughout the year, its neoclassical structure hosts many exhibitions on subjects as diverse as science, culture, business, photography and fashion, but all with the aim of demonstrating the vitality of Catalan society.

  • The centenary Fellini in the world

    The centenary Fellini in the world

    Dedicated to the figure of Federico Fellini on the centenary of his birth (1920-2020), this exhibition allows visitors to immerse themselves in the dreamlike world of the author and get to know his most intimate side, beyond his filmography.

    You can see more than 80 photographs of the filming and his private life, original posters of his films, posters, scripts, contracts, letters, props and costumes that highlight the eclecticism and versatility of this great director, whom we discover in his facet as a draftsman with more than 50 personal drawings.

  • Ghosts of Barcelona

    Ghosts of Barcelona

    Barcelona's most creepy and hidden stories come to light when it gets dark. come and delve into the magic of a city full of ghost legends, witchcraft and exorcisms, enchanted convents and other terrifying stories from ancient times but which have left an indelible imprint on the lives of our forebears.

  • History of Barcelona

    History of Barcelona

    The cradle of Catalan culture, amongst many other cultures and civilisations, and a witness to major transformations such as the Industrial Revolution or the Civil War amongst many others, Barcelona has a fascinating history. Find out more about it!

  • Language

    Language

    There are two official languages in Catalonia: Catalan and Spanish, and there are more and more people in the region who understand and speak English. You’re sure to get by.

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