The House of les Punxes, in the heart of Barcelona's Eixample, opened its doors to the public for the first time in 2016, after a century since its first tenants opened its doors, the three daughters of the second president of FC Barcelona, Bartomeu Terradas.
Main facade of the Terradas House
This modernist palace was built by the architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch at the beginning of the 20th century and joins the abundant offer of modernist buildings in the city of Barcelona with Gaudí's works as a great exponent with works as well known as La Pedrera, La Casa Batlló, the Palau Güell or La Torre del Bellesguard.
Facade of the Terradas house
The Terradas House, or better known as Casa de les Punxes, was commissioned to inhabit the three daughters of its owner, Bartomeu Terradas and the result was a curious building with that fantasy Particular of modernism with three separate entrances, six towers and an aspect similar to the medieval castles that contrasts with the urban scene of the Eixample.
During the visit, an audiovisual introduces us to the legend of Sant Jordi how linked it is with La Casa de les Punxes and with the modernist style by extension.
Modernist stained glass window inside the house