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Arts & Culture

Theatres in Barcelona

Written by James

Although Barcelona is sometimes better known for its art and architecture, acting and theatre performances are extremely popular and there is a good range of theatres waiting for your presence. It can be difficult trying to determine what is worth your attention, and this is especially true if you are just visiting the city rather than a permanent resident. This article will examine some of the more popular theatres in the city, and will explain how to find an apartment for rent in Barcelona.

Theatres in Barcelona

The theatre scene in Barcelona is extremely popular and filled with new and traditional performances. Visitors to and residents of Barcelona are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing theatres to visit, and it’s advisable to spend some time beforehand reviewing what’s on in the various locations.

The Teatre Nacional de Catalunya is a national theatre that was built between 1991 and 1996 and received support and funding from the Catalan government. This theatre is host to a large variety of plays and performances spread over the building’s three stages.

The Teatre Lliure has its own permanent resident orchestra who are famous for their jazz and classical routines. Teatre Lliure is focused on showcasing emerging stars and artists and specialises in experimental and forward-thinking theatre productions.

La Ciutat del Teatre, which translates into English as ‘The Theatre Town’, is among the main venues used in Barcelona for performing arts and related cultural events. La Ciutat del Teatre is located at the foot of the Montjuic Mountain, offering visitors a chance to take in the beautiful natural scenery Barcelona has to offer. La Ciutat del Teatre consists of a number of theatres varying in size, so visitors will have a large selection of performances to choose to attend.

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Finding Accommodation

Although finding theatres and performances that interest you may be trying work, the good news is that you will have no problems finding an appropriate apartment to rent whilst in Barcelona. The best thing you can do is rent from a company like ShBarcelona, who have a multitude of properties available to rent for varied amounts of time. The company cover all possible lengths of stay and even have a range of long-term rentals in Barcelona and properties available to buy if you are looking for a more permanent option. Prices for apartments and houses let by ShBarcelona are extremely competitive and readers will be hard pushed to find a better deal.

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James is a passionate writer in love with the beautiful city of Barcelona.

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