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Palau Sant Jordi

Download date: 10/04/2024


The huge building that is the Palau Sant Jordi, built for the Barcelona Olympic Games in 1992, is a real symbol of sport, leisure and recreation for the people of Barcelona.

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A masterpiece

The Palau Sant Jordi is a pavilion which, over the course of the city’s history, has had multiple functions,hosting everything from large scale sports events to the concerts of artists such as Bruce Springsteen. It is considered to be the jewel of the so-called Olympic Ring, situated in Montjuïc Park, which is comprised of a number of sports facilities that were created or remodelled for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Considered to be a masterpiece of modern architecture and engineering, the building was built in 1990 by Japanese architect Arata sozaki. It served as one of the main pavilions for the Olympic Games, hosting the artistic gymnastics competition and volleyball. It was also the main venue for the Paralympic Games that year.

Big concerts

Sant Jordi is also well known for hosting the biggest concerts held in the city.It has played host to performances by artists such as Madonna, Frank Sinatra and Beyoncé, and local residents tend to associate this venue with large scale music events. Its privileged setting, among the green vegetation of Montjuïc, and all the history it holds within, have made it the star sports facility of the Olympic Ring and a place that is visited daily by tourists, travellers and locals alike.

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Palau Sant Jordi

Pg Olímpic, 5*7
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Dissenyat per l'arquitecte japonès Arata Isozaki, aquest recinte cobert i multifuncional situat al Parc de Montjuïc, a l'anomenada Anella Olímpica, va ser construït amb motiu dels Jocs Olímpics de Barcelona 1992. Es considera una obra mestra de l'arquitectura i l'enginyeria moderna. La seva estructura permet adaptar el recinte per acollir tot tipus d'esdeveniments.

El Palau Sant Jordi disposa, a més, d'una sèrie de sales integrades a la instal·lació que poden ser utilitzades independentment per a reunions, festes, llançament de nous productes i petits esdeveniments.

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