Hospital of the Holy Cross and Saint Paul

Local nameSant Pau Recinte Modernista
LocationBarcelona, Spain

The large complex of hospital buildings constructed between 1901 and 1930 is designed in Modernista style by the influential Catalan modernist architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. The historical part of the complex is listed as a UNESCO site.

The world's largest Art Nouveau Site is a marvellous place to discover as you will learn about the development of the medical institution and about the construction of the building at the same time. The hospital's design included gardens surrounding the wards because it was believed that trees and flowers would help the patients recover sooner. That's also why the hospital is decorated with beautiful mosaics. Lectures, workshops, and concerts also take place here.

Tags Modernisme ArchitectureHistorical BuildingCatalan ModernismUNESCOHospitalModern ArchitectureArt Nouveau StyleMuseumPaid
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Opening hours

Nov - Mar:
Mon - Sat: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sun, holidays: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Apr - Oct:
Mon - Sat: 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Sun, holidays: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

Check the website for guided tours times.
Closed on Dec 25, 26 and Jan 1, 6.

Admission

Self-guided visit:
Adults: €14
Students (16-29), seniors (65+): €9.80
Children (under 16): free

Guided visit:
Adults: €19
Students (16-29), seniors (65+): €13.30
Children (under 16): free

Free entrance: Feb 12, Apr 23, Sep 24, first Sunday of every month (only self-guided visits)

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hospital_de_Sant_Pau

Official website https://www.santpaubarcelona.org/en

Email santpau@santpau.es

Phone +34935537801

Address Carrer de Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167, 08025 Barcelona, Spain

Coordinates 41°24'45.966" N 2°10'27.63" E

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