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Very creative representation of the castells (human towers). It encouraged me to read into this... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Elke M
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Interesting piece of art in the gothic area.

I came across this interesting structure in one of the squares in the Gothic quarter when I was... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Although not one of Barcelona's most famous plaza's, Placa San Miguel is home to this absolutely intriguing piece of street art. Although at first glance it looks like the wire from a used bottle of champagne it is in fact a monument to thelCastellers of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Very creative representation of the castells (human towers). It encouraged me to read into this more and the history/story behind the towers was very interesting. Not much to look at unless you’re willing to read up on it though.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elke M
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

If you wander somewhat if the gothic Barrio you may pass this art. It is nice but certainly not worthwhile a detour

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joamicale
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Well as they say beauty is in the eye of the beholder and obviously the committee that decided that this modern structure was a perfect choice for this plaza. I'm sorry but I cannot get excited over this work of art and therefore cannot comment...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Very ugly and not very representative for the castellers world. I could tell you as a casteller de la Vila de Gràcia.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Pelias M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I came across this interesting structure in one of the squares in the Gothic quarter when I was looking for the Tourist Office. It is rather high and not sure what it represents.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Robyn-and-Rob
Reviewed 1 October 2016

It is a very intriguing modern art monument placed in a baroque-gothic surrounding, smack in the mid of the Gothic Quarter, that of course is a bit shocking the first time you see it. Passing again and again near it, one sees that incredibly it...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank lilliputz
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of modern art, but this is rather interesting piece. Worth seeing, especially since it's in the centre, very near to the main Cathedral. Take a drink and relax in nearby cafes.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank a1eksandar
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Plenty of restaurants around the monument, very nice area. The "kiss burger" next to it has great burgers and beer. Sometimes there are street singers. Nice.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Ornok
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

It's cool to see any city with so much street art. This is a cool piece. Reading other reviews makes me think that perhaps I dont understand the story behind it or I may be more impressed. I wouldnt say put it as a destination...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Holly A
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