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While walking down Las Ramblas it's hard to pick out a single building that stands out as there's so many beautiful buildings along Barcelona's most famous street but Casa Bruno Quadros certainly caught my eye.
This building has stood here since 1858 with a couple...More
Umbrella store owner Bruno Quadros had his business on the ground floor of this 1858 building; he used the umbrella decor outside to advertise his wares. In 1883 the building had its first refurbishment as Barcelona was getting dressed-up for the 1888 Exposition.
If you are visiting Barcelona, chances are you will stroll along Las Ramblas at some point. If you do, make sure you look for this cool building. It’s around halfway between Plaça Catalunya and the Columbus monument (on the left as you head toward Columbus)....More
The beautiful Metropolis, Barcelona, has so many wonderful buildings.
Casa Bruno Quadros is on of them.
It i situated on the east side of the Rambla.
The house is originally built in 1858, but the very special facade with umbrellas is made by Josep Vilaseca...More
Others have given more detailed reviews -- I just wanted to say that I was delighted when this building caught me unawares. I had not researched the area and it was one of many fun sights along La Rambla.
Strolling down La Rambla we easily spotted this building for the quirky use of umbrellas all over it and the dragon bursting out from the corner of it.
The umbrellas are a tribute to the buildings former use as an umbrella factory.
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local
musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.