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Reus has a new tourist route Gaudí & Reus

Reus has a new tourist route Gaudí & Reus

Reus. Costa Dorada. The Municipal Tourism and Commerce of Reus premiere path tirística "Gaudí & Reus," a sentimental route that allows visitors to follow the legacy of Antoni Gaudi in Reus. The city has many places that he frequented the architect during the sixteen years he lived there before leaving for Barcelona, ​​or were related to his life.   After the presentation of the Route of Modernism in 1997 and the inauguration of the Gaudí Centre in 2007, the route "Gaudí & Reus," the first in the life of Gaudí, now wants to inaugurate a new era which reinforces the other products. The main objectives of the new route are: to strengthen the image as a city of Reus Gaudí deepen their knowledge of life and provide a new tourist attraction to complement and enrich the tourist offer, extending the stay of visitors in the city. Each of the buildings of the route is identified with an explanatory panel, which comprises the most prominent place of each and explaining briefly what is your relationship with Gaudi. This information is in Catalan, Spanish, French, English and Russian. The route is designed so that visitors can perform freely, following their own route marked on the tourist map of the city and the new Guide to Modernism. Although this is a guided tour of outdoor furniture will also be visiting some, such as the Gaudí Centre, the priory church of St. Peter and the shrine of Divine Mercy, in its usual opening hours. Upon request, there will also be the possibility of a tour group, which also allow one to see inside more like the bell. After the success of Gaudi's visitors center, the path "Gaudí & Reus" is a step to further the knowledge of the most illustrious figure of Reus and offer visitors more resources on a product more attractive city. The new route will also help strengthen the image as a city of Reus Gaudí in the tourism project "The landscape of geniuses, who are also part of the municipality of El Vendrell, Horta de Sant Joan and Mont-Roig del Camp for their links with the geniuses of Pablo Casals, Picasso and Joan Miro, respectively. The buildings are part of the "Gaudí & Reus Route" which will be marked with an explanatory panel 7 and are as follows: Gaudí Centre. The interpretation center dedicated to the life and work of Gaudí is the starting point of the route, because here the visitor can discover the keys to the life and work of the great architect. The office can also find the tourist map of the city and the Guide to Modernism, where the two materials are marked this new route. The birthplace. Located on Calle San Vicente number 4, was owned by the maternal family of Gaudí. In this house, which also has the street facade of the bitterness, the maternal grandfather of Antoni Gaudí's workshop had its boiler, which trade at different times in his own architect made reference stating that he was " son, grandson and renét of boilermakers. The house remained in family hands until 1878. The year 2002 was placed on the facade of San Vicente on the board know that Gaudi was born in this place on 25 June 1852. Today is a privately owned and not port visit.   Sculpture "Gaudi child. The sculptor Artur Aldomà Reus, was installed in 2002 at the confluence of the streets of Santa Ana and bitterness, and represents a very young Gaudí playing ball near his home . The priory church of St. Peter. In this church architect was baptized the day after his birth, as stated in the book of baptisms of the Priory, though the font is not retained because it was destroyed in 1936. In this church Gaudi also received confirmation the next year, on 10 September 1853, as stated in the book of receipts that year. Bell priory church of St. Pere . Gaudi spoke of the priory bell placing it as an example of the use tower that shares the civil religion as a point guard. Moreover, the architect of his re design staircase, a spiral staircase with hollow shaft, the stairs to the towers of the Sagrada Familia, as stated in the architect Cesar Martinell monograph he wrote on the architect. The Institute Salvador Vilaseca (old school foot). In 1863, Antoni Gaudi, began their studies at secondary schools where Reus Feet remain until 1868, the year he moved to Barcelona to complete this training cycle and then begin the study of Architecture . Sanctuary of Divine Mercy. Temple of the architect's devotion. In 1903 the Board commissioned Gaudí Sanctuary reform of its facade. This project remains a small esborç that may be exposed to the Gaudí Centre. For various reasons, which would have been the great work of Gaudi in his city was not carried out. To promote the route, the Municipal Tourism and Commerce of Reus has released a new "Guide to Art Nouveau." It is available at the Tourist Office of Reus has been dedicated specifically to the Route of Modernism Reus, and also includes the itinerary and information on this new route. Edited version of 5000 copies in Catalan-Spanish, English and French-German-Netherlands. The route also has information panels installed in each building.  

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