Every day of the week you can visit this building, which was renovated by the architect Puig i Cadafalch
Casa Amatller is located in the bustling avenue known as Passeig de Gràcia and is surrounded by a number of other buildings that are icons of architecture in Barcelona. This particular building underwent a thorough refurbishing by the iconic Catalan modernist architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch, who was in turn commissioned by the chocolate magnate Antoni Amatller. Following an exhaustive restoration project that finished in 2014, the building is now open to the public every day of the week, though only on guided tours. Space limitations and the fragile nature of some of the objects inside the building mean that groups are limited to only 12 people, which makes it recommendable to book well ahead if you want to be sure of having a place in a group. Other restrictions on visits include a ban on spike heel shoes, alongside backpacks, umbrellas and other objects that could damage the house’s decorations and furniture. All of these objects must be left in the cloakroom.
There are two types of visits: the regular ones lasting one hour in Catalan, Spanish and English, and express tours lasting 30 minutes in the same languages. The highlights of the visits include the façade, the ground floor and the main floor, which takes up a whole storey.
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