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Discover one of the great Modernism masterpieces, one of the most beautiful and most interesting buildings of Barcelona. The area that’s visited, outdoors and indoors, is an experience you won’t forget. Also, we’ll get to know more about it’s architect, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, his motivations behind this ambitious project and some of its secrets.

La Sagrada Família is very close, you can opt to extend the tour by visiting its exterior or, in case there are tickets available, extending the tour to the inside. Ask for more information.

The duration of this tour can be modified to suit your preferences.

Hospital Sant Pau

It’s full name, Hospital de Sant Pau i Santa Creu, refers both the entity and person that funded its construction. Pau Gil, a remarkable banker and entrepreneur, who was established in Paris, left half of his heritage to make it happen, as he passed away with no descendants, and the Hospital de la Santa Creu, which origins go back to the 15th century, that needed a new placement outside the urban center where it was at the time.

This is an invaluable Neo Gothic inspired Modernism style masterpiece by its quality and revolutionary technique of construction. It was started in 1902 and the project was halted unfinished in 1930. It was designed by the remarkable Lluís Domenech i Montaner, who was well above ahead of his time in art and architecture, and conceived a structure with purpose and distribution without precedents. Discover this and much more on this tour.

Lluís Domènech i Montaner

Teacher of Masters, he is one of the most remarkable architects of his time, his legacy is a masterpiece. Hospital St. Pau and Palau de la Música Catalana are just two examples of his technical and artistic capabilities, two buildings that are part of the UNESCO Human Heritage patrimony. He was, also, a key figure of the design and development of the city of Barcelona and its society of the 20th and 21st century. Get to know more about this and many other things during this tour.

Pau Gil i Serra

Born in Barcelona and established in Paris since he was young, he was a banker and prestigious businessman within Paris bourgeoisie. He decided to leave half of his fortune in will for the construction of a hospital in Barcelona.

Duration 1h*

  • Don’t forget to charge the battery of your camera, you’ll need it.
  • Private transportation is not needed for this tour.

Timetables

· Monday to Friday:

from 10:00h to 12:30h

· Weekends and holidays:

from 10:00h to 1700h

This tour is unavailable:

· Non holiday Mondays

· April 23

· September 24

Tour Price

90

+ Tickets

 

Reservations

Hospital St. Pau

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Tour

90

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Tickets

15

Per person*

The tickets have reduced prices for seniors and students under 25. 

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Transportation

This tour does not require transportation.

If you want to be picked up and droped off at your hotel or any especific area, click to browse through the transportation page and check the prices and what’s more convenient for you.

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Tour Price
  • The price of the tour is per group.
  • The price of the guided tour is the price marked on the page, regardless of how many people there are in your private tour, excluding the ticket prices, cost of transportation and any other costs that you might take or opt during the tour.
  • The total cost of the tour will be the price marked on the tour page, plus the cost of the tickets and transportation for every person taking the tour, as well as any other additional cost that you might opt at any moment during the tour.
  • All tours can be modified to suit your needs and preferences. You can opt to extend them or, in some cases, make them shorter. Not all tours can be shortened.
  • These tour prices are for private tours, if you’re a travel agent or an enterprise, contact for more info.
Tickets
  • Tickets are needed to visit Hospital St. Pau.
  • The price of the tickets in not included in the price of the tours.
  • The price of the tickets must be added to the cost of the tour.
  • The price of the tickets is per person.
  • The price of the tickets is set by the museum, facility or site’s management, and not by TouringBarcelona.com.
  • Prices of the tickets are subject to change without further notice, being established by the administrations that regulate them.
  • Children up to a certain age and seniors could have reductions, always depending on the visiting place conditions.
  • Tickets may not be refundable or rescheduled. In most cases are not, but that always depends on the visiting site’s management rules.
  • If there’s any reduction available, you’ll be granted that reduction, as TouringBarcelona.com does not profit from ticket prices.
Transportation
  • This tour does not require transportation.
  • If you need to be picked up and dropped off, click here or go to the transport page to check the available options.
  • Transportation is not included in the tour price.
  • TouringBarcelona.com does not profit from transportation services, if there’s any reduction available, you’ll be granted that reduction.
Cancellations
  • TouringBarcelona.com does not offer refunds for cancellations. Refunds may be granted in certain cases of force majeur, such as emergencies or injuries, always presenting an official document of proof.
  • Rescheduling tours may or may not be possible, depending on the availability. This is a one man operated business, I can’t guarantee to have availability for a reschedule, and tickets may not be refundable or rescheduled, depending on the terms of the conditions of the ticket seller. However, I’ll try my best to make it happen.
  • In the case of a granted cancelation refund, any commission that’s been applied by the chosen payment method that’s not refundable won’t be refunded.
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  • All policies are well thought and applied for a sustainable business environment and they are essential to make it work.
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  • I rely on my knowledge and experience, as well as the commitment to you, my clients, on doing my best to provide you with great experiences.
  • This is not only a job for me, this is also one of my many passions. Becoming a professional tour guide was one of the best wishes I’ve ever been granted.

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