Barcelona: Casa Lleo y Morera Express Tour

Barcelona: Casa Lleo y Morera Express Tour
8 Haziran 2015 tarihinde eklendi, 535 kez okundu.

Overview:

Explore a Modernista masterpiece in the heart of Barcelona on an express 30-minute guided tour of the Casa Lleo y Morera, Discover Domenech i Montaner’s ornate embellishments, constructed by the finest craftsmanship of the early 20th century.

Description:

Explore one of Barcelona’s most iconic buildings on a 30-minute guided tour of the Modernista masterpiece, the Casa Lleo y Morera on the “Manzana de la Discordia” of Passeig de Gràcia.

A guide specializied in art and history will provide you with interesting information about who the Lleó i Morera family were, and how the architect Domenech i Montaner came to build them a house.

Visit the rooms of the 1st floor to see stunning craftsmanship of stained glass windows, mosaics, sculpture, and woodwork. Learn the historical context of Modernism in Barcelona at the turn of the 20th century.

See beautiful windows by the glazier Antoni Rigalt, and architectural elements by the sculptor Alfons Juyol. In total over 40 artists worked on the house, including the sculptor Eusebi Arnau, mosaic artists, such as Lluís Bru and Mario Maragliano, and the carpenter Gaspar Homar.

What’s Included:

• Entrance to Casa Lleo y Morera
• Guide

Good to Know:

• Please note that flash photography and video recording is not permitted inside the Casa Lleo y Morera
• In order to preserve the mosaic tiles at the Casa Lleo y Morera, high heeled shoes or other footwear that may damage the tiled floor is not permitted. Please wear suitable footwear
• Please note that as the Casa Lleó i Morera is an historic building from the early 20th century, there is no accessibility for people with reduced mobility

 

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