Culture around L'Eixample, Barcelona

The Eixample holds a ton of great places to experience Barcelona culture. The National Symphony of Catalonia is based out of L'Auditori, a modern concert hall with excellent acousitcs. Alternatively, the Fundació Caixa always has an interesting activity or event planned. Cinema fans will find 4 art house movie theaters and music lovers can head to a number of great locales, such as La Boite or Luz de Gas.

Even though the Eixample is a more upscale neighborhood and not known for being particularly "hip," it's certainly got a stellar cultural offering.

Where to experience Barcelona culture around L'Eixample:

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  • Fundació Tàpies / The Tàpies Foundation
  • Museu Egipci / The Egyptian Museum

Cultural Centers

  • Fundació Caixa de Catalunya at "La Pedrera"

Music Venues

  • Bikini (Funk, Hip Hop, Contemporary, DJs...)
  • L'Auditori (Classical & Opera Concerts)
  • La Casa Elizalde (Classical & Opera)
  • Palau Robert (Classical & Opera)
  • La Boîte (Jazz, Blues, Funk/Soul, Salsa Concerts)
  • Luz de Gas (Eclectic: Soul, Country, Salsa, Rock, Jazz, Pop)

Movie Theaters (original version with subtitles)

  • Casablanca
  • Filmoteca
  • Plaça de la Virreina
  • Rex


  • Festes dels Tres Tombs

For complete Barcelona culture listings (address, telephone, metro, etc.), click on the title links of each section above.