Barcelona: Casa Lleo y Morera Guided Tour

Barcelona: Casa Lleo y Morera Guided Tour
9 Haziran 2015 tarihinde eklendi, 368 kez okundu.

Overview:

Discover the secrets of a Barcelona Modernista masterpiece on a 50-minute guided tour of the Casa Lleo y Morera by Domenech i Montaner. Marvel at the ornate décor of the 1st floor, and admire some of the finest craftsmanship of the early 20th century.

Description:

Explore one of Barcelona’s most iconic Modernista buildings on a 50-minute guided tour of the main floor and courtyard of the Casa Lleo y Morera on the famous Manzana de la Discordia.

Designed by Domenech i Montaner, the ornate building is one of the finest examples of the socio-cultural environment of the early 20th century. You will learn the history of the building, and admire decorative stained glass, mosaics, sculpture, and woodwork. Your guide will explain the historical context of the Lleó i Morera family and Modernism in general in the city.

Explore different parts of the 1st floor and courtyard to see distinctive décor of the era. Admire the craftsmanship of over 40 artists, including the sculptor Eusebi Arnau, mosaic artists Lluís Bru and Mario Maragliano, and the decorator and wood worker Gaspar Homar.

See stunning windows by glazier Antoni Rigalt, and architectural elements by the sculptor Alfons Juyol. All tours are led by an art and history specialist, and are available from Tuesday through Sunday.

What’s Included:

• Entrance to Casa Lleo y Morera

Good to Know:

• Please note that flash photography and video recording is not permitted inside the house
• In order to preserve the mosaic tiles at Casa Lleo y Morera, high heel shoes or other footwear that may damage the flooring tiles is not permitted

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