Architecture in Spain

Architecture in Spain is an exotic mix of early Moorish influences, European trends, and surreal modernism. These links and resources will help you plan your architecture tour through Spain.

Must-See Buildings in Barcelona:

  • Buildings by Antoni Gaudi
  • Montjuic Communications Tower
  • Agbar Tower
  • Barcelona Cathedral
  • Hospital de Sant Pau
  • Palau de la Musica
  • Illa de la Discordia
  • Hotel Porta Fira

Must-See Buildings in Bilbao:

  • Guggenheim Bilbao
  • Metro Station Entrance Enclosure, “Fosterito”

Must-See Buildings in Granada:

  • Alhambra Palace

Must-See Buildings in Madrid:

  • The Monastery at El Escorial (Northwest of Madrid)

Must-See Buildings in Seville:

  • Alcazar Palace
  • Alamillo Bridge

Must-See in Zaragoza, Spain:

  • Pedestrian Bridge over the Ebro River

Important Styles in Spain:

  • Gothic
  • Art Nouveau, or modernisme
  • Deconstructivism

Famous Architects in Spain:

  • Antoni Gaudí
  • Santiago Calatrava

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