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Palau de la Música Catalana – tickets, prices, discounts, what to expect

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Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona is a concert hall built in 1905 and 1908. 

It depicts the modernist movement representing the city’s architectural and cultural characteristics.

Lluís Domènech I Montaner, a famous modernist-style architect, designed the Palau de la Música. 

It is a UNESCO-awarded architecture built to encourage the appreciation of music, especially choir singing, and the sharing of cultural heritage.

This article shares everything you need to know before booking tickets for la Música Catalana.

What to expect at Palau de la Musica Catalana

Barcelona Palau de la Musica Catalana is among the best places to experience Catalan Art Nouveau masterpieces. 

This wonderful concert venue brings together the decorative arts of sculpture, mosaic, stained glass, and ironwork to create an inspiring environment for frequently staged events.

Llus Domènech I Montaner’s Palau de la Musica is a great piece of architecture that depicts not only the architectural style but also the flow of music. 

The Palau Shop is a store in the palace, offering decorative items and various accessories inspired by Palau’s architecture and decorative features.

It also includes an array of souvenirs for all age groups. 

Enjoy tasty food at the Cafè Palau, which opens daily from 9 am to midnight, except for Christmas and New Year. 

It is a unique terrace in the heart of Barcelona and a great spot to get together with friends and family for lunch, beverages after work, or anytime.

Tickets Cost
Tickets for Palau de la Música: Self-Guided Visit €18
Palau de la Música Catalana Guided Tour €20

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Where to buy Palau de la Música Catalana tickets

You can buy Palau de la Musica Catalana online or at the box office. 

Online tickets tend to be cheaper than tickets at the venue.

When you buy online, you can avoid the long queues at the attraction’s ticket counters.

When you book early, you also get your preferred time slot.

Tickets for Palau de la Musica Catalana get sold out quickly so when you purchase online tickets, you can keep last-minute disappointments away.  

How online ticket works

On the booking page, select your preferred date, number of tickets, and time slot, and buy the tickets right away.

Once your tickets are booked, you’ll receive the tickets in your registered email.

There is no need to get printouts of the ticket. 

Show the e-tickets on your smartphone at the entrance and enter Palau de la Musica Catalana.

Cost of Palau de la Música Catalana tickets

The general tickets for Palau de la Música self-guided tour cost €18 for all guests aged 10 years and above. 

Children aged nine years or younger can enter for free.

The Live guided tour of Palau de la Música tickets are priced at €20 for all visitors aged 11 years and above. 

Children up to the age of 10 years get free admission on the guided tour.

Tickets for Palau de la Música self-guided tour

Palau de la Música self-guided tour
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The tickets give entry to the UNESCO-awarded architectural marvel of Barcelona Palau de la Musica Catalana

The self-guided tour will take you through the breathtaking concert hall and includes a downloadable audio guide to enrich your experience with vivid explanations, images, music, and video.

The tour is available in four languages, i.e., Catalan, English, French, and Spanish. 

It is a must-visit for music and architecture fans.

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (10+ years): €18
Child Ticket (up to 9 years): Free

Tickets for Palau de la Música Catalana guided tour

Palau de la Música Catalana guided tour
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Get ready for a guided tour of the Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona, an architectural landmark. 

The Rehearsal Hall, the Llus Millet Hall, and a musical sampling on the organ in the magnificent Concert Hall—are just a few of the highlights of this tour. 

You can book this tour in your preferred language. There are four options for you to choose from, i.e., English, French, Italian, and Spanish. 

Ticket Price

Adult Ticket (10+ years): €20
Child Ticket (up to 9 years): Free  

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How to reach Palau de la Música Catalana

Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona is located near the Cathedral of Barcelona. 

Address: C/ Palau de la Música, 4-6, 08003 Barcelona, Spain Get Directions

You can either take public transport or get your car. 

By Metro

If you’re taking the metro, you can take the Red Line, L1, or Yellow Line, L4, get off at Urquinaona

From there, Palau de la Musica is a 2-minute walk away. 

By Bus 

If you’re taking the bus, take the V15, V17, 47 and get off at Via Laietana – Comtal, a 3-minute walk from the attraction.

Alternatively, you can also take the 19, H16, N4, or N12 to get off at Pl Urquinaona

From there, it is a 4-minute walk. 

By Car

If you’re traveling in car, put on Google Maps and get started!

You can park your car at any of the following car parks:

To avail special prices, you can buy your parking voucher at the Ticket Office of the Palau de la Música Catalana.

Palau de la Música Catalana timings 

Palau de la Música Catalana is open all days of the week for individual and guided tours.

The attraction is open from 9 am to 3.30 pm.

Access to concert hall seating will be allowed thirty minutes prior to the performance.

How long does Palau de la Música Catalana take

Palau de la Música Catalana takes about one hour. 

However, you can take as long as you want to explore this magnificent concert hall. 

Take a nice coffee break in the Cafè Palau and buy souvenirs for your loved ones from the Palau Shop. 

Best time to visit Palau de la Música Catalana

Best time to visit Palau de la Música Catalana
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The best time to visit Palau de la Música Catalana is as soon as it opens at 10 am. 

In the morning, you see the light reflecting against the beautiful mirrors in the hall. 

This enriches your experience and gives you an insight into the modernist style by Lluís Domènech I Montaner. 

There are many things for you to explore in Palau de la Musica Catalana in Barcelona. 

Make sure to reach the location 15 minutes before your specified time. 

FAQs about Palau de la Música Catalana

Here are some questions visitors usually ask before visiting the Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona.

Where can I book tickets for the Palace of Catalan Music?

Tourists can buy tickets for the attraction online or at the venue, on the day of their visit. For the best experience we suggest you book your tickets online, in advance.

Is there a cafe or restaurant at the Palau de la Música Catalana?

Yes, the Cafe Palau, located in the Foyer del Palau, serves food and drinks to the visitors and is open from 9 am to 12 am (except Christmas and New Year). You can also visit the Pizzicato gastrobar that offers tapas, oysters, fresh seafood, meats, and more and also has options for vegans.

Can I take photographs inside the Palace of Catalan Music?

No. Mobile cameras, film cameras or any sound recording device are prohibited during the concerts.

Is there a place where I can leave my luggage during my visit to Palau de la Música Catalana?

No. There is no cloakroom or left luggage service available at the venue so avoid carrying heavy objects during your visit.

Is the Palace of Catalan Music wheelchair accessible for people with disabilities?

Yes, the complex is wheelchair accessible, with ramps and elevators to accommodate visitors with mobility challenges.

Can I take food or drinks inside the auditorium?

No. Palau de la Música Catalana prohibits bringing food or drinks inside the concert hall.

Can I cancel/reschedule my visit to the Sant Pau Art Nouveau in Barcelona?

Yes, you can cancel your visit until 11.59 pm on the day before your visit. Rescheduling is not possible on this ticket.

Sources
# Palaumusica.cat
# Headout.com
# Tripadvisor.com

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