Barcelona Day Four - March 22, 2002

Palau de la Musica Catalana, Casa Mila, and a walk in the Eixample


Cupola of the Palau de la Musica Catalana

Pillars

Closer view of the pillars

Exterior mosaic

Another

Figures from Catalan popular music

Side view; all pillars are decorated with floral mosaics

Different view of front sculpture

More pillars

Old ticket booth

Reflections in front window

Reflections in side window
(the staircase and giant lamps are interior details)

Very impressive building, not a clue what it is

Ornamention on an apartment complex

I just liked this shot...

There were parrots everywhere

More modern buildings in Eixample, but still lovely

Sidewalk tiles

Shot of Passeig de Gracia in the Eixample

More sidewalk tiles

I believe this is the Union y el Fenix Espanol

Ceiling of a courtyard at Casa Mila

Staircase in interior courtyard at Casa Mila

Rooftop of Casa Mila

The "witch-scarers" or espantabruixes
(the fences were added later; the original boundary was the short wall seen in the middle picture below)

Closer view

There are 4 different versions of these white-covered things

View of Passeig de Gracia from the roof

Note Sagrada Familia in the background

Green mosaic witch-scarers

Looking down into the courtyard

A courtyard in the Eixample
(I liked the etched doors)

Casa Batllo exterior

Different view

Casa Amatller exterior

A view down the block

"Novol i Cadira" (Cloud & Chair)
by Antoni Tapies at his Foundation

A Smart car
- these were adorable, and everywhere

Liked the juxtaposition of the new and the old

"Coqueta" by Josep Granyer

Definitely flirtatious!

Highly decorated building on La Rambla de Catalunya

All photos copyrighted by Alanna Clare, 2002

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