UNESCO World Heritage Sites – cultural and architectural gems of Catalonia

Places of historic architecture and beautiful natural landscapes form the building blocks of Catalan culture

Tarraco, the first settlement of the Romans on the Iberian Peninsula (by Eloi Tost)
Tarraco, the first settlement of the Romans on the Iberian Peninsula (by Eloi Tost) / ACN

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Catalonia boasts many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including an ancient Roman amphitheater, prehistoric rock paintings, and the largest collection of Romanesque art in Europe. 

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From the works of Gaudí to the Poblet Monastery,Alejandra Angulo and Cillian Shields take you on a journey to these amazing places, inside the Catalan capital and beyond.

In this episode, you’ll also hear from Mercè Mill, who leads the team of tour guides at Palau de la Música Catalana, one of Barcelona's most emblematic UNESCO World Heritage Sites, designed by architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner and owned by the prestigious Orfeó Català choral society.

This week's Catalan phrase is “Passar a la història” which means ''to become historic.” Presented by Alejandra Angulo Alonso.

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