Reus, near Tarragona, is a picturesque town that was once famous for the production of Brandy. Today it is a bustling town that spans 59km2 and has 100,537 inhabitants. It’s also the birthplace of Antoni Gaudí, the genius architect, although, ironically, there are no examples of his work here. Instead you’ll see lots of Lluís Domènech i Montaner’s work. He constructed several buildings throughout the city in a modernist style. There’s a Modernist Route through the town that you can walk which bypasses all the best buildings.
There is however, the Gaudí Centre, a tribute by the town of his birth to its most famous son. It is the only interpretive centre that deals with the life and works of Gaudí. It is a new facility equipped with the most modern infrastructure and the latest in audiovisual technology, created to open up your senses and mind to new experiences. You’ll learn to observe, touch and listen in a different way. Located in the Plaça del Mercadal in the very heart of the historic and commercial city centre in a modern building with 1,200 m2 of exhibition space.
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