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Block of Discordin Barcelona, Spain

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Quarter, where you can find the most unusual buildings in Barcelona by the best Catalan architects, including the famous Gaudi.
Block of Discord, Barcelona
Block of Discord (Illa de la Discòrdia) is located in the Eixample district. It is best known for its unusual architecture - there are unusual buildings here, built by Gaudi, Lluis Domenech Montaner, Enric Sagnier.

The most interesting are two buildings - Casa Batlló and La Pedrera. Casa Batllo was built for Josep Batlló and resembles a wave, that suddenly decided to go through the base of the building.

Especially popular is La Pedrera by Gaudí. It recalls a cave, that was suddenly appeared in the centre of Barcelona, with little windows and carved doors.

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#22Take a walk around the Quarter of Discord in BarcelonaTake a walk around the Quarter of DiscordAnna Grishina

Take a walk among the architectural masterpieces and think for a while, which of the famous masters to give the "apple of discord".

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Location: Carrer del Consell de Cent, Barcelona

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#3Biking in BarcelonaBiking in Barcelona

Choose the fascinating bike ride instead of two-day walking tour of Barcelona, which will take only a few hours to watch all the main sightseeing spots.

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