Sant Joan Despí

Province: Barcelona
Shire: Baix Llobregat
Inhabitants: 32338
Extension: 6,2 Km2
Altitude: 10 m

Sant Joan Despi lies not only in its streets TV3 facilities but in every corner you can discover many secrets and unknown charms.

It is situated on the plain of the left Llobregat Baix Llobregat River is a city with large areas of parkland. It has almost 200,000 square meters of parks and gardens, among them include Fontsanta Park and Torreblanca Park for its great magnitude.

During the summer months carrying out various activities in the park Fontsanta dances, movies ... Until the mid-eighteenth Sant Joan Despi sigle enjoyed great popularity since it was a city of passage, through which passed the road that communicated Madrid and Barcelona. Consequently, this allowed a great development. Years ago, many years ... during Roman times this location was known as Vico Miziano, although today we should baptize with a new name might call the modernist city. Many architects built in this county. Artists such Anys Fa, molts Anys ... durant l'Roman època coneguda aquesta amb localitat was the nom de Vico Miziano. I tot if batejar ara amb l'haguéssim of the podríem one nom nou la Ciutat anomenar modernist. Arquitectes Molts construïren in aquest municipi. Artistes from the likes com Cesar Martinell, Josep Maria Jujol, etc. ..

Among the many edificions of this style are of special interest or Tower Creu dels Ous i Can negre, both were edificions projected residential and Josep Maria Jujol. And Can Po Cardona, a farmhouse of the eighteenth century by the architect Josep Maria Fossas. Can be added that the center welcomes Jujol Negre intended as an interpretive center, promotion and preservation of this artist.

As regards the industrial heritage and modernist Sant Joan Despi, there is a carton factory, exposed brick that meets this feature. No doubt, it is clear that Josep Maria Jujol developed great works in this city, In 1926 this author intended to create a new development delineated and that included a radical square. Finally, for different problems and controversies, it was never built. Also noteworthy is the steeple of the church of San Juan. It is the only intact part of this Baroque church that was destroyed during the war, 1936.

Where to sleep

Fundesplai, Cases de Colònies

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Hostal Sans

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AB Apartment Barcelona

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Where to eat

Restaurant Windsor

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Can Solé

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Cal Pau Xic

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What to do

Turisme Baix Llobregat

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