This is a historical architectural complex dating back to the end of the 19th century where the Casa Provincial de Maternitat i Expòsits was installed. Its Modernista pavilions are currently the headquarters of various public institutions and authorities. The complex includes the Jardins de la Maternitat, gardens that are open to the public.
Officially opened in 1957 and expanded in 1982, Barcelona’s football nerve centre, Camp Nou, not only includes the Barça stadium but also the club’s museum, one of the most visited in Catalonia.
A municipal cemetery was built outside the town of Les Corts following the prohibition, issued in 1846, of burials in parish church cemeteries. The building of the administration, the chapel and the perimeter fence display Modernista features. Also notable are its Jewish section and funerary sculpture heritage.
The only part of this watchtower from the 11th and 12th centuries, bearing testimony to a period marked by struggles between Christians and Muslims, which has been preserved is the base next to the Can Vinyals farmhouse.
Two of the three entrance gates to the former Güell Estate were designed by Antoni Gaudí. The South Campus’s faculties present a few of the extant works designed by Gaudí’s work for the former Güell Estate, such as these gates decorated with coloured tiles.
The upper part of the Les Corts district is the setting for the Güell Estate’s pavilions, the first building that Antoni Gaudí designed in Barcelona for his main patrons. It includes entrance pavilions and the iron gate of the former Güell Estate.
The Monestir de Pedralbes is a monastery set in the upper part of the city, founded in 1326 and a prototype of Catalan Gothic architecture. A Gothic architectural gem enclosing an impressive cloister.