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Arc de Triomf

In the north-eastern part of the Park Ciutadella stands the Triumph Arch (Arc de Triomf in Catalan), a modernist structure designed by Josep Vilaseca. The arch served as a main entrance to the Universal Exhibition of 1888 and was commissioned for this very purpose. The quaint oriental and Islamic motifs are prevalent in the brickwork of the arch. Its reliefs were completed by Josep Llimona.

It is unclear what triumph the arch was supposed to symbolize, as the Exhibition resulted in massive financial losses both for the city of Barcelona and Spain. However, if viewed as merely a brick-and-cement symbol of the end of the 19th century, the arch is worthy of a couple of minutes of pondering and admiration.

Arc de Triomf in Barcelona Arc de Triomf Barcelona
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