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"Teatre Grec"

Former quarry converted for 1929 International Exhibition by Ramon Reventos. Used for plays and dance by Festival Grec de Barcelona in summer. Space for yoga classes.

Address: Passeig de Santa Madrona s/n, Barcelona. 08038

Summary of prices for Teatre Grec

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information
Adult Zone 1 T-casual Free
Child Free
Group/Family Ticket:
Notes: Open during daylight hours. Fees when theatre productions.
Free day:

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About Teatre Grec

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These gardens which began life as a rose garden were also created for the 1929 International Exhibition.

An old quarry was used to construct an amphitheatre that now hosts many of the Barcelona Grec Festival performances every summer.

The Theatre was designed by the architects Ramon Reventos and Nicolau Maria Rubio i Tuduri, taking inspiration from the Ancient Greek amphitheatres especially the small Greek town of Epidauro.

The Greek theatre measures 460 square metres and seats 1900 people.

Located in the grounds of the Greek Gardens (Jardines Grec) which were designed by Jean-Claude Nicolas Forestier from 1917 to 1924.

The theatre opened in the late 1920s with the last show being held was the 1932 performance of Sophocles Electra. During the SPanish civil war the Greek Theatre remained unused.

Throughout the 1950s, the theatre was used on several occasions for performances, including a Catalan performance of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.

In the 1960s and 1970s, the theatre was largely unused until finally being acquired by the local council who in 1976 organised the first edition of the Grec Festival.

The Greek Festival is an international event of theatre, dance music and circus performance and takes place each year in July and August.

These gardens have good views of the city. Additionally, The greek theatre is used as an outdoor venue for yoga classes.

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Visiting Teatre Grec

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my walking route from Plaza Espana passes via the greek theatre to Montjuic Castle can be seen on the wikiloc tab.


Greek Theatre opening hours

November 1st to March 31st: 10:00h to 19:00h

May 1st to August 6th: 10:00h to 21:00h

August 7th to october 31st: 10:00h to 21:00h

Note: Approximate closing time depending on the solar time. The garden closes when it gets dark in the evening.

the greek theatre and gardens is closed on the occasion of the Greek Festival.


The gardens are a public space that is free to enter and explore.


Getting To Teatre Grec

Nearest TMB Metro is Plaza Espana on the Green (L3) and Red (L1) lines or TMB Funicular de Montjuic.

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