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Torre Glories

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Torre Glories is a spectacular skyscraper of glass that has become one of the symbols of contemporary Barcelona. It was designed by Jean Nouvel and is located at the intersection of Avenida Diagonal and Calle Badajoz, next to Plaza de las Glorias. It marks the entrance to the technological district of Barcelona known as District 22@.

The ticket price for visiting Torre Glories is 15 euros for adults, 12 euros for students and seniors, and 10 euros for children under 12 years old. You can buy your tickets online or at the ticket office on the ground floor of the building.

Torre Glories is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The last admission is at 7:00 p.m. The tower is closed on Mondays, except on public holidays. The opening hours may vary depending on special events or weather conditions.

You can get to Torre Glories by public transport, such as metro, bus, tram, or tourist bus. The nearest metro station is Glories (line L1), which is right in front of the tower. The bus lines that stop near the tower are 7, H12, 192, V23, and X1. The tram lines that pass by the tower are T4, T5, and T6 (stop Ca l’Aranyó). The tourist buses that offer a panoramic view of the tower are Barcelona City Tour and Barcelona Bus Turistic.

You can enjoy different tours and experiences at Torre Glories, such as:

  • Mirador Torre Glories: a double observatory where you can admire the city with new eyes. You can access two viewpoints at 125 meters high, one indoor and one outdoor, that offer a spectacular 360-degree view of Barcelona and its surroundings.
  • Hipermirador Barcelona: a space that reads and amplifies the pulse of the city. Art, technology, and scientific dissemination show the heartbeat of Barcelona through interactive installations and projections.
  • Cloud Cities Barcelona: an immersive multisensory artwork by Tomás Saraceno that invites you to reimagine Barcelona from a cloud. You can enter a floating structure that challenges your perception and invites you to a collective dialogue and reflection.

Some tips and recommendations for visiting Torre Glories are:

  • Book your tickets in advance to avoid queues and ensure availability.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing according to the weather.
  • Bring your camera or smartphone to capture the amazing views and moments.
  • Respect the safety measures and follow the instructions of the staff.
  • Enjoy the experience and share it with your friends and family.

Some prohibitions and restrictions for visiting Torre Glories are:

  • Smoking is not allowed inside or outside the tower.
  • Eating and drinking are not allowed inside the tower, except in designated areas.
  • Pets are not allowed inside the tower, except for guide dogs.
  • Backpacks, large bags, umbrellas, or other bulky items are not allowed inside the tower. You can leave them in the cloakroom on the ground floor.
  • Taking photos or videos with flash, tripod, selfie stick, or drone is not allowed inside or outside the tower without prior authorization.

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