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4 things to do and see with a theme of Govmt or Administrative Building.

Barcelona has had various forms of self-government since its establishment before the romans and so there are many amazing historic buildings that are in use today by the Parliament, council and state run departments.

This list details a few of these buildings that have an administrative or government purpose or are occupied by a state-run public service.

Click on a photo to find out more about each building.

Happy Exploring!

Town Hall in Plaza Sant Jaume

Town Hall in Plaza Sant Jaume

Neoclassical facade & gothic interior such as the 14th century Great Hall designed by Pere Llobet. Government building closed except on special visiting days.

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Updated: Sep 21, 2021

Correos Post Office Barcelona

Correos Post Office Barcelona

Barcelona's main telegraph office designed by Josep Goday i Casals and Jaume Torres i Grauin 1927. Today, a post office with spectacular main customer hall.

Views: 418
Updated: Sep 22, 2021

Fabra Observatory

Fabra Observatory

Historic 1904 fully functional observatory by architect Josep Domenech i Estapa. Observatory offers guided visits and summer evening dinner & stargazing.

Views: 401
Updated: Sep 17, 2021

Catalan Parliament Old Citadel Buildings

Catalan Parliament Old Citadel Buildings

Former Arsenal of the Citadel fortress, one of the few surviving citadel buildings. Not tourist attraction however it is possible to organise an interior visit.

Views: 382
Updated: Sep 28, 2021

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