Trip Planner: Europe / Spain / Catalonia / Province of Barcelona / Barcelona / Palace of Catalan Music
Each year more than half a million people enjoy the musical performances at Palace of Catalan Music, which was placed on the World Heritage List in 1997. Designed by architect Domenech i Montaner, this exquisitely ornamented structure was built between 1905 and 1908, and originally served as home to the Orfeo Catalá musical society. Widely regarded as a masterpiece of Catalan architecture, the building is a fine example of the Modernist style, featuring elements made of tiles, stones, and bricks. Try to attend a concert, but at the very least arrange to join a guided tour of the site’s famous auditorium, known for its blue-gold stained glass skylight and the sculpture of Wagner’s Valkyries. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Palace of Catalan Music and many more Barcelona attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Barcelona trip planner.
Tours To Palace of Catalan Music
Skip the Line: Barcelona Palau de la Música Catalana Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $24
Duration: 1 hour
The Original Three Countries in One Day: France, Andorra, Spain from Barcelona BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $150
Duration: 12 hours 30 minutes
Palace of Catalan Music Reviews
Beautiful music hall. If you have extra time, it's worth seeing. It's a good walk or you can take a Metro or taxi. more »
We only visited this building as part of a tour of Barcelona and didn't see a concert inside (although if we had more time then I would have) just the external and the main entrance way. There are... more »
It's. Just. So. Beautiful. I've lived in Barcelona for nearly 5 years now, and I went inside for the first time BECAUSE I'M STINGY and didn't feel like paying the entrance fee (which I can now assure you is worth it). We went to see the Vivaldi Strings concert, and I just felt like I was in another era. My tip as a local - wait to go to a concert and take a tour yourself. The acoustics are all natural (at least the concert I went to), and this way you don't have to pay the steep entrance fee. It was the best birthday present I've had in a long time and I'm already planning on going to another concert soon.
What a feast for the eyes! It's a short tour for €20 but so worth it. The stained glass, the sculptures, the sheer beauty! We were lucky in that there were some people practicing for a concert so we got to experience the acoustics too. If we return to Barcelona we will definitely try to go see/hear a concert here.
Plan your trip to Barcelona
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
See all ›
Hidden gems in Barcelona
Side trips from Barcelona
See all ›
Nearby attractions in Barcelona
Plans to Palace of Catalan Music by other users
12 days in Barcelona & Ibiza BY A USER FROM IRAN September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 23 days in Spain & Gibraltar BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Spain BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Barcelona BY A USER FROM SPAIN May, culture, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 15 days in Spain BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Spain BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA February, popular sights Preferences: February Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium