Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site: Nostra Senyora de la Mercè (7)

This pavilion dates from 1905 – 1912 and was used for Maternity, Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

After over eighty years as the site of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau the Art Nouveau site has been transformed into a research centre with international organisations from Healthcare, Sustainability and Education. At present there are seven institutions housed on this complex. Lucky workers!

Source: All the information in these Sant Pau posts is taken from the admission booklet. 

How to get there:
Metro: L5 Sant Pau / Dos de Maig or L2 to Sagrada Familia and walk up Avenue de Gaudi
Bus: H8, 19, 20, 45, 47, 50, 51, 92, 117, 192

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I have lived in the UK for most of my life, but when young I definitely had wanderlust and even ended up living in South Africa for several years which was a wonderful experience. I now look forward to a long and leisurely retirement doing what I like most - gardening, photography, walking and travelling.

16 thoughts on “Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site: Nostra Senyora de la Mercè (7)”

  1. I am struggling to recall one location that has provided so many delightful posts. I posted quite a lot about the Lake District, but that is a huge area. This is the place that keeps on giving, undoubtedly!
    Best wishes, Pete. x

    1. Only the Saint Rafael which was empty, but shows how the ward once was, the Operations building, but that too was empty and the Administration Building which really knocks your socks off!

  2. You have so many wonderful photos from this one visit – I’m lucky if I get a couple. This site is simply exquisite!

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