16 Sights in Terrassa, Spain (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Terrassa, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Terrassa, Spain.List of cities in Spain Sightseeing Tours in Terrassa
1. Estació de Terrassa Estació del Nord (ADIF)
Terrassa Estació del Nord, formerly for Rodalies Terrassa, is a railway station and interchange of Rodalies and FGC on Passeig Vint-i-dos de Julio in the town of Terrassa, in the Vallès Occidental region. The station belongs to Adif and is part of the Barcelona-Manresa-Lleida line, with trains on line R4 of the Rodalies de Catalunya and line R12 of the regional services of Rodalies de Catalunya, operated by Renfe Operadora, stop there. It gets its name as it was originally operated by the Iron Roads Company of Northern Spain. It also serves as a link station with the Terrassa Metro, the extension of line S1 of the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya as it passes through the city. In 2022, ATM changed the name of the Rodalies station, formerly called Terrassa, to match its popular name and the name of the FGC station as Terrassa Estació del Nord.
2. Teatre Principal
The Teatre Principal de Terrassa is a theatrical building whose origins date back to 1866, for the recreation of the city's industrial bourgeoisie. The current building, located in Plaza de Maragall núm. 2, is the work of the 1911 renovation, by Enric Catà and Francesc Guàrdia, son-in-law of Lluís Domènech i Montaner and his collaborator in the construction of the Palau de la Música Catalana. It was inaugurated on December 15, 1911, with the performance of the operetta La Geisha. It was renovated in 1916 by Josep Maria Coll i Bacardí, who removed the modernist decoration from the façade. The building is included in the catalogue of the city's historical and artistic heritage.
3. Torre del Palau
The Palace Tower is the only vestige of the palace castle of Terrassa, which at the time of maximum strength extended its domains from the Llobregat to the Ripoll and from Sant Cugat del Vallès to the Pla de Bages. Pere de Fizes and Pere Francesc de Montanyans were castlans at different times. The master tower, which was a prison until well into the nineteenth century, was the only structure that remained standing when in 1891 the last owner of the castle decided to demolish what was left of the building. First documented in 1016, it was ceded to the municipality in 1994 and is currently one of the sections of the Terrassa Museum; Guided tours are arranged.
4. Vapor Aymerich, Amat i Jover
The Vapor Aymerich, Amat i Jover is an old textile factory located on the Rambla d'Ègara in Terrassa, built between 1907 and 1908, which currently houses the Museum of Science and Technology of Catalonia. Work of the architect Lluís Muncunill, it is considered the most important modernist industrial building in Catalonia and was declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest (BCIN), in the category of Historical Monument, by the Government of the Generalitat de Catalunya on June 4, 2019. The name steam comes from the use of the steam engine as a driving force.
5. Museu Nacional de la Ciència i la Tècnica de Catalunya
The National Museum of Science and Industry of Catalonia known by its acronym (mNACTEC) is one of the three national museums of Catalonia, located in Terrassa, near Barcelona. Its mission is to showcase and promote an understanding of scientific, technical and industrial culture, and furthermore to preserve, study and present the establishment and evolution of scientific and technical advances in Catalonia, their industrial application, and above all their social implications and impact. The museum is an Anchor point on the European Route of Industrial Heritage.
6. Ajuntament de Terrassa
Terrassa City Council is a neo-Gothic building in Terrassa where the city council is based. It is located in the Raval de Montserrat, nº. 14-20, and is a work by Lluís Muncunill from the years 1900-1902, built on the Can Galí plot replacing the old town house, where the Terrassa Excursionist Centre was later based, in the same Raval, at number 13, in front of the current Town Hall. It is one of the first terraced works by the then municipal architect, who followed the medieval historicist tendencies that later led him towards modernism.
7. Sala Muncunill
The Muncunill Hall is an exhibition hall in Terrassa, located in Plaza de Didó núm. 3, next to Calle de la Rasa. This is the stable or dye room of the old Vapor Amat, also known as Ca l'Izard, a factory complex of the last third of the nineteenth century, remodeled in 1921 by the modernist architect Lluís Muncunill i Parellada, who built the nave that is currently preserved and in whose honor the new exhibition space inaugurated by the City Council in 1982 was named, once the factory is demolished.
8. Parc de Vallparadís
Vallparadís Park is a natural urban space located in the municipality of Terrassa, in the province of Barcelona, Spain. Its construction began in 1991, from several previous approaches during the 19th and 20th centuries, which culminated in the final drafting of the project by Manuel Ribas i Piera. The park was declared an Bien de Interés Cultural by the Government of Spain. From north to south it is about 3.5 km long, and averages about 100 m wide.
9. Sant Cristòfol de Ca n'Anglada
Sant Cristòfol is a Romanesque chapel in the Ca n'Anglada neighbourhood, in the city of Terrassa, protected as a cultural asset of local interest. It is located next to the farmhouse of Ca n'Anglada, within the neighborhood to which it has given its name. Although there is no direct documentation on the chapel, it is mentioned from the mid-eleventh century. Due to its characteristics, it seems likely that its origin can be located towards this period.
10. Museu Tèxtil
The Textile Museum and Documentation Centre is a museum institution located in Terrassa, a city with an important textile tradition. Managed by a consortium consisting of Terrassa Town Council and Diputació de Barcelona, it presents a panoramic view of the different styles and techniques used all over the world in fabric making throughout history. It is part of the Barcelona Provincial Council Local Museum Network.
11. Castell Cartoixa de Vallparadís
The Carthusian castle of Vallparadís is an old building in Terrassa, located next to the Vallparadís stream. Since 1959 it has been the main section of the six that currently make up the Terrassa Museum. It is accessed by Vallparadís Park and Salmerón Street. In this same street, a few meters above, is the Textile Museum and Documentation Centre, managed by the Diputació de Barcelona.
12. Museu Nacional de la Ciència i de la Tècnica de Catalunya
l the National Utilization of Atalania's Industry and Technology, also known as Abbreviation, is a museum with the mission of promoting scientific, technological and cultural knowledge, while preserving, studying and demonstrating the evolution of Atalania's scientific and technological progress, with special attention to its industrial application and social impact.
Wikipedia: Museu de la Ciència i de la Tècnica de Catalunya (CA), Website
13. Parc de Desinfecció
The Disinfection Park is a modernist building, the work of the architect Josep Maria Coll i Bacardí, built around 1915. It is located in the municipality of Terrassa –in the Plaça de l'Arquitecte Coll i Bacardí, next to the Olesa road–, in the Roc Blanc neighborhood, where it is protected as a cultural asset of local interest.
14. Institut Industrial
The Freixa Warehouse, or Pasqual Sala Warehouse, is a building in the center of Terrassa, protected as a cultural asset of local interest. It has traditionally housed the Industrial Institute of Terrassa, the name by which it is popularly known, and is currently the headquarters of CECOT, the terrassan employers' association.
15. Antic Ajuntament de Terrassa
The Old Town Hall of Terrassa is a neoclassical building in the Centre of Terrassa, protected as a cultural asset of local interest. The property is located on the corner between the Raval de Montserrat and Cremat street.
16. Casa Baumann
The Baumann House, otherwise known as Casa Coll i Bacardí, is a modernist building in Terrassa located on Avenida de Jacquard, in the Vallparadís neighborhood, protected as a cultural asset of local interest.
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