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The National Art Museum of Catalonia Spain
By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

Discover The National Art Museum of Catalonia

Built in 1929 for the Universal Exhibition, the Palau Nacional is today home to the National Art Museum of Catalonia. You can admire the world's best collection of Romanesque art, composed of wood sculptures and mural paintings in their original setting. The Gothic art section is also superb and helps us understand the evolution of picturesque art. Works by El Greco, Velázquez, Ribera, and Zurbarán are also on display.

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The National Art Museum of Catalonia

The National Art Museum of Catalonia , Spain
The Palau Nacional

The Palau Nacional has housed the museum since 1934. This gigantic building is Italian in style.

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The National Art Museum of Catalonia , Spain
The first place for Romanesque art

The building features include the finest collection of Romanesque art in the world, consisting of murals and wood scultpures.

© Carlos Soler
The National Art Museum of Catalonia , Spain
Romanesque and Gothic in style

You can also admire the beautiful works of the Gothic period.

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The National Art Museum of Catalonia , Spain
An impressive collection of paintings

The museum contains paintings by great masters like Velasquez and El Greco.

© Luciano Mortula
The National Art Museum of Catalonia , Spain
A stunning view

The palace provides a perfect view of the fountains of the the Montjuic Park.

© Eduardo Gonzalez Diaz / 123RF
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