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TERRASSA, TRADITION AND MODERNITY
Terrassa, a city that stands out for its rich history and culture linked to the Industrial Revolution and Modernism. Today, travellers can enjoy a cosmopolitan and diverse city, full of emblematic places that define its identity and make it an attractive tourist destination where past and present combine.
TEATRE PRINCIPAL OF TERRASSA
The origin of the Teatro Principal de Terrassa dates back to 1866, for the entertainment of the industrial bourgeoisie of the time. The current building, located at Plaça de Maragall no. 2, is the work of Enric Catà and Francesc Guàrdia, who renovated it in 1911. The building is included in the city’s historical heritage catalogue.
It is a monumental and eclectic building, with applied decoration in the modernist style. On 1 January 1926, the Argentinian tango singer Carlos Gardel performed here as part of his tour of Spain.
Masia Freixa is a historic building in Terrassa, dating back to the 18th century. With its impressive architecture and landscape, it is a popular destination for tourists and travellers. It offers modern comforts and an authentic experience in a historic and cultural setting.
of Sant Pere (Seu dÉgara)
The Monumental Complex of the Churches of Sant Pere in Terrassa is a religious complex made up of three different churches dating from different historical periods. Each church has its own personality and unique characteristics, and together they form one of the most interesting and significant collections of religious heritage in the region. From Romanesque to Gothic and Baroque, each church offers a different insight into the history and culture of the period in which it was built. This monumental ensemble is an ideal place for those interested in architecture and religious art, and offers a unique experience for visitors.
PARK OF VALLPARADÍS
Vallparadís Park is a green and recreational space in Terrassa. With more than 70 hectares of extension, it is one of the largest parks in the city. It offers a wide variety of paths for walking and jogging, as well as picnic areas and playgrounds for children. In addition, the park has an artificial lake where you can practice sport fishing and an equestrian centre. Vallparadís is a perfect place to enjoy nature, exercise and spend time with family and friends.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF CATALONIA
The National Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia is a cultural institution in Terrassa dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of science and technology. With more than 20,000 objects and interactive exhibits, the museum offers an educational and fun experience for all ages. Visitors can learn about the history of technology and science, as well as the latest developments in these fields. The museum also offers workshops and activities for children and adults, making it an ideal destination for families and school children.
CASA MUSEO ALEGRE DE SAGRERA
The Casa Museu Alegre de Sagrera is a historic building in Terrassa that has been restored to become a museum. With over 200 years of history, the house is a witness to the architecture and lifestyle of the time. The museum offers a unique experience for visitors, with exhibits that include original objects and furniture from the period, as well as information about the history and culture of the region. The Casa Museu Alegre de Sagrera is an ideal destination for those interested in architecture and cultural heritage, and offers a window into life more than two centuries ago.
LA FIRA MODERNISTA
The Fira Modernista de Terrassa is an annual celebration that pays tribute to the city’s modernist architectural style. With more than a century of history, the fair features a wide variety of cultural activities, such as exhibitions, concerts and workshops, as well as a display of typical products from the region. The fair is an opportunity to get to know the local culture and heritage and enjoy a unique experience in the beautiful surroundings of Terrassa.
Foto cortesía: Nebridi Aróztegui – Diarideterrassa.com
OTHER SITES OF INTEREST
- Casco histórico
- Castillo Cartuja de Vallparadís
- Mercado de la Independencia
- Centro de Documentación Y Museo Textil
- Catedral del Espíritu Santo
- Maciso de Montserrat
- La Roca Village
- Freixenet y Cavas del Penedés
- Cataluña en Miniatura
- Colonia Güell
- Sant Cugat del Vallés
- La Torre del Palau
- Parque Natural de Sant Llorenç del Munt i L’Obac.
Photo Casa Alegre de Sagrera: De Enfo – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0. | Museo Nacional de la Ciencia y la Tecnología courtesy of the Museum. | Masia de Freixa: Copyrighted free use. Masia Freixa Cover: Courtesy of catalunya.com. | Conjunto Monumental Terrassa, photo De Rauletemunoz – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0. | Photo Vallparadís Park: De Enfo (talk) – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0. | Photo Teatro Principal de Terrassa, courtesy of: AF Jordi Plana.