Sala Pares, Barcelona

Sala Pares, Barcelona

Situated at Carrer Petritxol in the Gothic Quarter – a great neighborhood known for beautiful architecture to explore and photograph – Sala Parés is considered as one of the most historic art galleries in Barcelona. Initially an art store, established in 1840 by Joan Parés, it slowly evolved into a gallery and formally became one in 1877. With a long and prestigious history, three well-lit public display areas and a separate salon for private owners, Sala Parés is freely accessible and easy to navigate. Among other things, it is famed for being the gallery where Picasso presented his first commercial exhibition in 1901 at the age of 20.

Opening Hours:
Mon: 4–8pm; Tue-Sat: 10:30am–2pm / 4–8pm; Sun (Oct-Mar): 11:30am–2pm

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Sight Name: Sala Pares
Sight Location: Barcelona, Spain
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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