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Arco de Triunfo de Barcelona

167 locals recommend
About this place
The Arc de Triomf is an arch in the manner of a memorial or triumphal arch in Barcelona. It was built as the main access gate for the 1888 Barcelona World Fair by architect Josep Vilaseca i Casanovas.
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Barcelona, CT 08003
Phone+34 932 85 38 34
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Elio / Wilken
Elio / Wilken
December 22, 2018
The Arc de Triomf of Barcelona, unlike other arcs with a marked military character, was created to commemorate a civil landmark, serving as a monumental entrance to the Universal Exhibition of Barcelona in 1888. Today, it has sometimes served as a goal in various sporting events, the most important…
Silvina
Silvina
October 27, 2018
In 1888 Barcelona hosted the Universal Exhibition. The Arc de Triomf was built as the gateway to the fair which was held in the Parc de la Ciutadella.
Ashkan
Ashkan
August 07, 2018
A smaller version of Paris's Arc, this is definitely a must-see spot in Barcelona.