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Torre Agbar - Agbar tower Popular

Avinguda Diagonal, 211, 08018, Barcelona
Nearest Metro
Glories L5
City District
Sant Marti: Poblenou
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Torre Agbar - Agbar tower
Torre Agbar - Agbar Tower. The Torre Agbar - Agbar tower was built as an office building by the Agbar water company. In future Torre Agbar will be a luxury 5 star Hyatt hotel in the near future. At the moment August 2015 - the tower is empty pending the final permissions for the hotel to be opened which means that the wonderful outside lights are not on switched on in the evenings. 

The Torre Agbar - Agbar Tower is a recent addition to the Barcelona skyline but is not open to the general public and has no public viewing deck. It was built in 2004 and is 144 m / 474 ft high with 4400 windows.

It was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, who also designed the nearby central park of Poblenou. Jean Nouvelis is quoted as saying of the tower "This tower might be a distant echo of old Catalan obsessions, carried on the winds that blow in from Montserrat " The tower has 33 floors of offices and is called Agbar Tower, because it was built to house Agbar water company offices, who occupied the top half of the building. 

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The Torre Agbar looks splendid when it is illuminated in a colourful array of 4,500 yellow, blue, pink and red lights. V
isit this site for more "construction trivia" 

Torre Agbar illumination times (currently switched off)
Summer - from 28 March to 31 September
Daily from 21:00 to 24:00

Winter - from 1 October to 27 March 
Daily from 19:00 to 23:00