A historical monument of national interest, Casa de les Punxes is one of Barcelona's most iconic art nouveau buildings.

Opened to the public in the summer of 2016 after being closed off for more than 100 years, Casa de les Punxes is one of the most emblematic buildings in Barcelona. Built by the Catalan architect Puig I Cadafalch in 1905 for the Terradas family, it's located in the heart of Barcelona's Art Nouveau neighbourhood. 

Journey through time as you explore Casa de les Punxes. Discover its abundant historic, cultural and artistic content while enjoying powerful multi-sensory video and animation exhibitions. 

With the audio guide visit you can discover the history of the house, learn about its architect Puig i Cadafalch, and immerse yourself in Saint George’s legend. 

Featuring amazing ceramics, stained glass windows, ironwork, paintings and sculptural façade, the rooftop is dedicated to the architect and artists who collaborated on the building. 

The audio guide is offered in ten languages; English, French, German, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, Russian and Japanese.


  • Immerse yourself in the history of the building and the medieval inspirations in Puig I Cadafalch's design.
  • Beautiful façade featuring spikes and circular towers
  • Interactive and immersive sant Jordi experience and exhibition of Catalan cultural heritage

Did you know

- In 1975, Casa de les Punxes was given National Historic Landmark status due to its huge historical, heritage and architectural value

- Bartomeu Terradas Brutau commissioned Josep Puig i Cadafalch to design a house for each of his three sisters, Angela, Josefa and Rosa.

- Casa de les Punxes translates into "the House of Spikes"

- Built in the shape of a medieval castle, Casa de les Punxes is one of the most recognisable modernista landmarks in Barcelona

How to get there:

Metro: Diagonal (L4, L5), Verdaguer (L3, L4)

Bus: Jardinets de Gràcia / Roselló stop: 20, 39, 45, 47, H8, N5. Diagonal / Bruc  stop: 6, 33, 34 - parada.

see the: full list of attractions included

Monday 10.00 - 19.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 19.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 19.00
Thursday 10.00 - 19.00
Friday 10.00 - 19.00
Saturday 10.00 - 19.00
Sunday 10.00 - 19.00
Last Admission: 18.00

Closed: 10 May and 13 July, 2019

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Avinguda Diagonal, 420, 08037 Barcelona


0034 930 18 52 42

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