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Barcelona offers a wide range of interesting options all year round and opens its doors to everyone. Make the most of the sunshine to go for a stroll and take a dip in the sea on one of the city’s accessible beaches. Experience Gaudí’s nature with your hands, add a sign-language tour or an audiodescribed show to your plans… Do you need any more ideas? You’ll find them with the SEARCH FACILITY or on the SUMMARY for accessible places of interest!

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MUHBA - Refugi 307

MUHBA - Refugi 307

On 13th February 1937, Barcelona was subjected to the first of the 192 bombing raids by Franco"s army. This attack made the civilian population the unwitting protagonists of the war. The Passive Defence Board was set up in order to tackle the situation and save the lives of the local residents. The first shelters were set up in the basements of houses and in metro stations. However, as the bombings intensified, people joined together to build air-raid shelters.

Arts Santa Mònica

A convent of Barefoot Augustinians had stood at the end of Barcelona"s La Rambla since 1626. The present Centre d"Art Santa Mònica is a Renaissance building that had suffered the vicissitudes of the French occupation in 1811, and, after that, it had many different uses that altered its original layout. It was used as a straw warehouse, a gendarmerie, a centre for military operations, etc. In 1984, it was refurbished and converted into an Arts and Culture Centre of Barcelona by the architects Helio Piñón and Albert Viaplana. The centre opened in 1988 and in 2003, Viaplana continued with the refurbishment project, with the opening of a new entrance on the Rambla, a new entrance to the cloister and the creation of a second gallery.
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

The CCCB is one of the major infrastructures from the 1990s. All its activities focus on the theme of the city and urban phenomena, analysed from every point of view and cultural discipline.
MUHBA - Museu d'Història de Barcelona - Plaça del Rei

MUHBA - Museu d'Història de Barcelona - Plaça del Rei

Beneath the Gothic Quarter's landmark square in Barcelona lies an impressive archaeological site, which offers visitors a glimpse of what the Roman colony of Barcino was like.
Museu Marítim de Barcelona

Museu Marítim de Barcelona

The Museum Marítim is located by the waterfront in one of Barcelona's finest landmark buildings: the Reials Drassanes, the medieval shipyards which are a unique example of civic Gothic architecture.
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