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Photowalks in European cities

Showplaces, historic and cultural sites, architecture, museums. Guide

Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta

Visited the schooner "Santa Eulalia", the largest exhibit of Maritime Museum of Barcelona, I continued to walk along promenade moll de La fusta. Opposite the schooner can be seen monument to Juan Salvato-Papasseit, map), Catalan poet of the avant-garde, the author of "the First Catalan Manifesto of futurism".

Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta. Barcelona. Joan Salvat-Papasseit monument

A little further is a steel pedestrian bridge over a highway, it was built for the Olympics games 2012.

Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta. Drawbridge

It is unclear why the construction is made as drawbridge. The same bridges I have seen on the canals in France.

Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta. Drawbridge Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta. Drawbridge Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta.

Over the bulding's roofs you can see the figure of the virgin Mary that tops the dome of the Church of La mercè (Basílica de la Mare de Déu de la Mercè).

Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta. Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta. Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta.

The Shrimp is the work of sculptor Javier Mariscal, created in 1989, the Symbol of the restaurant, which was in this place. During the reconstruction of the waterfront restaurant was demolished, but beloved by the people of Barcelona and tourists brand immortalized in this form.

Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta. Shrimp

Plaza Antonio Lopez. The monument the "Head of Barcelona” (El Cap de Barcelona map). Roy Lichtenstein, a famous american pop art artist made this miracle of concrete, covered with ceramic tiles in 1982.

Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta. Monument Head of Barcelona (El cap de Barcelona)

From the "Head" you can take a look at the entire panorama of Old Port (Port Vell).

Barcelona. Marina. Panorama

On the other side of the square attracted the attention of the tower building of the Central Telegraph.

Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta. The building of the Telegraph

Most offices of National postal service in Spain (Sociedad Estatal de Correos y Telégrafos, or simple "Correos") are the architectural masterpieces.

Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta. The building of the Telegraph Barcelona. The promenade Moll de la Fusta. The building of the Telegraph

To the Right of the Telegraph - house, just decorated with a tower.

Barcelona. Modern's building

Here I turned in the direction of Barceloneta is one of the most interesting quarters of the Barcelona.