Route throughout the Jewish heritage of Barcelona
The community of Barcelona, a great promoter of the economy during the XIII and XIV centuries, is going to leave a great loan to the city. El Call, the neighborhood in which to establish, preserves a large part of the enchantment and the life of that time and the places to visit on this tailor made rout, carried out by BarcelonArt of Travel in collaboration with the Museu d ‘History of Barcelona, accompanied by a specialized official guide.
The route and will carry through two neighborhoods of the city, the Call Major, the first and largest, and the Call Menor, which is going to be built with a consequence of the population’s increase. Here you will see the ritual of Jewish Baths, called “Miqvé”.
The route ends at the Palau Güell, the first order given to Gaudí by the industrialist Eusebi Güell, who would later become his friend and sponsor.
This palace, built between 1886 and 1890, is a spectacle of noble woods, such as the main staircase made of Pyrenean stone and parabolic arches, an innovative element, present throughout the building.
An ornamental and functional style full of oriental details, sculptures, large stained-glass windows that play with the light and iron forge. The impressive columns of the squares of the basement with its exaggerated volumes and fluted bricks are also a sample of Gaudí’s talent.
If you want to know more about the Barcelona Call, don´t miss this route, it´s an immersion in the city history.
The route length it´s approximately 3 hours and the price per person is € 61. This activity is for a minimum of 4 people and a maximum of 25. Includes: Official Guide and entrance to buildings.
When: All Year round
Where: In Barcelona
Organized by: BarcelonArt of Travel
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