Barcelona, a photo a day

The water tank


The Poblenou water tank, built in 1906. I don’t know much more about it, but I suppose the style can be called modernist, as it has been built very much during the same period of time.
Even water tanks are beautiful in Barcelona, yeah!


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17 responses

  1. On dirait un minaret !!!

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    March 7, 2011 at 10:38 pm

  2. This is exquisite for a utilitarian use of storing water… I love it!

    Bises,
    Genie

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    March 5, 2011 at 5:50 pm

  3. Lo conozco y lo he fotografiado , La torre del Agua, en la vila olímpica

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    March 4, 2011 at 7:59 pm

  4. forgive the fairytale inside me, but just watched the movie tangled and this castle like feature reminded me of that. ^0^ beautiful btw.

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    March 4, 2011 at 3:11 pm

  5. You are quite right, also the water towers in Barcelona are beautiful 😀

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    March 4, 2011 at 3:09 pm

  6. oh, it's true. this is beautiful.

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    March 4, 2011 at 2:23 am

  7. Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful indeed.

    Please have a good Friday you all.

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    March 3, 2011 at 11:07 pm

  8. Much more fancy than the water towers in my city! BTW, I hope it's ok that I used your “Food for thought” logo on my blog yesterday!

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    March 3, 2011 at 8:39 pm

  9. Amazing colors and details!

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    March 3, 2011 at 8:01 pm

  10. That is the fanciest water tank I have ever seen!

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    March 3, 2011 at 6:28 pm

  11. this is a water tower!?

    i thought it was a minaret when i saw it.

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    March 3, 2011 at 5:42 pm

  12. Glad I discovered you today, Barcelona holds sweet memories for me.Was there in spring of last year.Where exactly is this water tank?
    Rosie

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    March 3, 2011 at 8:18 am

  13. Thanks for the close up, the details are magnificent!
    Léia

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    March 3, 2011 at 7:57 am

  14. I cannot believe they made a common water tower look so beautiful.
    Costas

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    March 3, 2011 at 6:13 am

  15. Pure fantasy. Fantastic!
    Kol hakavod to Barcelona.

    Love your new header too.

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    March 3, 2011 at 5:52 am

  16. That is definitely the most beautiful water tank I have ever seen.

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    March 3, 2011 at 1:33 am

  17. Who would have thought ! Looks like a celebrated monument !!!

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    March 3, 2011 at 12:34 am