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A walk in Carrer de Balmes

Written by Paula

Museu del Modernisme de Barcelona

balmesFounded in March of 2010, Barcelona’s Modernism Museum specializes in the Catalan modernist period. The museum has a large collection of works that represent different artistic genres like interior decoration, painting and sculpture. There are pieces that used to belong to lavish bourgeois houses, pieces that used to on the streets and works from private collections.

Museu del Modernismo Barcelona is located at Calle Balmes, 48.

Oryx  – La tienda del amante de la Naturaleza 

Founded in 1996, Oryx is a store dedicated to all nature lovers. The store has the largest natural history book collection in the world! At Oryx you can also find a variety of accessories for nature aficionados and professionals, like backpacks, compasses, maps, hammocks, microphones, recorders, cameras, radiotracking devices, telescopes, magnifiers, night goggles, and all sorts of material for entomology, botany, geology, environmental sciences, meteorology, forest engineering and astronomy.

Oryx  – La tienda del amante de la Naturaleza is located at Carrer de Balmes 71.

Casa Luthier

Casa Luthier was founded in 1978 by guitar player Alicia Alcalay, quickly becoming na important name in the guitar sales business. The store sells a variety of classic and flamenco guitars, accessories, books and music sheets.

Casa Luthier is located at Carrer de Balmes 73.

Foster’s Hollywood

Foster’s Hollywood is a chain of American style restaurants with locations all over the world. At Foster’s Hollywood visitors can find burritos, fajitas, tacos, steaks, ribs, a huge variety of hamburgers and much more.

Foster’s Hollywood is located at Carrer de Balmes 76.


Adonia is a Spanish chain of natural and organic cosmetics and cleaning products stores that sell products from the best natural and ecologic brands like Alepp, Lavera, Caudalíe, Coslys, Puressentiel, Florame, Provence & Nature and Dr. Hauschka Skin Care.

Adonia is located at Carrer de Balmes 85.

Skin INC- Skin Supplement Bar

Skin Inc presents itself as “the world’s first Skin Supplement Bar”. The brand offers highly concentrated active serums and other skincare products from Japan. The customizes their skincare solutions in order to save the client’s time, allowing him/her to have a simple skincare regimen. Skin Inc’s products are free of parabens and fragrances, respecting even the most delicate type of skin.

You can find Skin Inc at Carrer de Balmes 96.


Janasna is a gluten-free bakery that prepares mouth-watering pastries for people suffering from celiac disease, or anyone who wants to avoid gluten. The bakery also avoids the use of other ingredients that can cause allergies like lactose and nuts.

Jansana is located at Carrer de Balmes 106.

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Paula is an experienced content writer, translator and editor.

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