Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Barcelona

Roca Barcelona Gallery
As something of an architectural masterpiece on Calle Joan Guell, you'd never guess that this gleaming, angular building was the headquarters of a bathroom company. But then again, renowned Roca does things a little differently.
Reial Cercle Artístic
This permanent show is dedicated to Salvador Dali one of Spain's most famous artists and is appropriately set in the gorgeous Gothic District.
RAS Gallery
It's easy to let time slip away browsing through coffeetable books, soaking in exhibitions or catching a book launch at this experimental gallery.
Park Guell
Yet another of Gaudi's landmarks Park Guell offers unbeatable views out over the city and some of the strangest sculptures in existence.
Palau Musica Catalana
Even if you're not an avid lover of live music the Palau Musica a sensational venue to take in a concert; ornate lighting huge gold horses and gilded seating adorn the central hall and the acoustics are exceptional.
Museum of Modern Art
Museu Picasso
Housing arguably Barcelona's most famous exhibition the Museu Picasso doesn't struggle to get culture vultures flocking through its doors; the building is almost as awe-inspiring as the artworks on display.
Miscelanea
A multidisciplinary gallery space with a cute café/bar - perfect for mingling with the art crowd of Barcelona.
Lomography
Lomography is one of the most beautiful ways to capture memories, which is why this store on Calle Rosic is always brimming with creative types.
La Virreina
Visual arts centre housed in the stunning Baroque Palau de la Virreina.
Fundacio Joan Miro
The Joan Miro Foundation pays homage to another of Spain's most-loved artists. Even if you're not a fan views out over Montjuic Castle make the pilgrimage up the mountain worth it.
CCCB
The Centre of Contemporaty Culture of Barcelona has an ever-changing schedule of exhibitions, festivals, concerts, lectures and debates within the old Casa de la Caritat building.
Casa Batllo
Restored by Barcelona's much-loved artist Antonio Gaudi Casa Battlo - found along the shopping street of Passeig de Gracia - is testament to his seemingly never-ending architectural talents.
Artevistas Gallery
Contemporary art gallery that focuses on the discovery and development of emerging artists.
Antoni Gaudi La Sagrada Familia
Culturally Antoni Gaudi's work has had a huge impact on the city of Barcelona. The pièce de résistance however is La Sagrada de Familia.

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