Casa Amatller - modernist house Featured Popular

Address
Passeig de Gràcia, 41, 08007, Barcelona
Nearest Metro
Passeig de Gracia
City District
Eixample: Eixample D
Telephone
+34 934877217
Fax
+34 934670194
E-mail
Casa Amatller - modernist house
Casa Amatller. Modernist building created for the Antoni Amatller chocolatier family by modernist architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch. It is on fashionable Passeig de Gracia street number 41 next to another modernist masterpiece Casa Batllo.

Casa Amatller is one of the three fabulous modernist buildings in the same city block which gave the block the nickname 'Illa de la discòrdia'  which means 'block of discord" because because modernist buildings did not compliment each other very well. 

The other famous modernist buildings in this city block are Casa Batlló by Antoni Gaudi and Casa Lleó-Morera by Lluís Domènech i Montaner

Guided tours of Casa Amatller include visits to the entrance hall, to Antoni Amatller's photographic studio and tasting of Amatller chocolate in the original kitchen.

Inside Casa Amatller is Cafe Faborit which is a cafe specialising in chocolate based drinks and products. The cafe also serves coffees and teas, healthy salads and sandwiches and fresh juices. 

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