Apartments Near Picasso Museum
A major destination for both the art amateurs and connoisseurs visiting Barcelona, the Picasso Museum is hosting the largest collection of artworks by the famous Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, who lived and worked during the 20th century. Spread in five medieval palaces that are set next to each other in La Ribera district, the museum was opened in year 1963 and at first featured only the works collected by a friend of Picasso - Sabartes. Later, Picasso himself presented many other art items to the museum, including his early work. Today, the Picasso Museum features more than 3500 works by the famous artist that create the museum's permanent collection and reveal the special connection of the painter with the Barcelona city. The Picasso Museum is among the major sites for the tourists and thus many hotel apartments Barcelona features are positioned within easy reach.