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Institut Pere Mata

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Opening hours are restricted 12 to 2pm then 4 to 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays only. I would double... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Outstanding architecture

First of all, as it's very hard to find this piece of information online, I will attach a photo of... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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In 1898 building work began on the Pere Mata psychiatric institute, one of the great projects of the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. The building marked the beginning of the brilliant Catalan modernist era in the city of Reus. After its...more
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Carretera Institut Pere Mata, s/n, 43206 Reus, Spain
+34 977 01 06 70
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Opening hours are restricted 12 to 2pm then 4 to 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays only. I would double check with Tourist Office. Bus No 30 goes from the roundabout at Plaza de Las Hojas but at weekends the buses in the afternoons are very...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

First of all, as it's very hard to find this piece of information online, I will attach a photo of the opening hours of Institut Pere Mata as photographed a week ago when I visited. However, I strongly advise you to call the Gaudi Center...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Was designed by Lluis Domenech i Montaner, who was a teacher of Gaudi. Apart from the building the furniture is very amazing.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of the little secrets of this area really worth a visit. The details applied to restoring the sanitorium were well thought out.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Reus has different modernist buildings to visit. But this one is the most beautiful one. Definitely a place to visit and ofc course get the chance to go inside and visit the main rooms. This place was designed and builded by one of the students...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

One of the most reputed centres with the most innovative methods for healing mental ddiseases was founded and built by Mr. Briansó at the end of XIX Century and built by the great architect Domènech i Montaner. All the pavilions are an harmonic ensemble of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This is a surprise, the detail that has been applied so lavishly to this sanitorium is stunning. Some of the efforts to restore it are a bit rough but the tiles woodwork and scraffitto work remain essentially undamaged. We'll worth searching out.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

We read about this place before we went to Reus. You can take a bus there or walk. Although you can visit only a part of the institute, it is worth going. The building is beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Diew9
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The place is being used as a psychiatric institution. It can be visited anyhow and some of the pavillions are used during summer for classical music concerts. A privileged activity!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Juanvi B
Reviewed 11 August 2015

A modernist psychiatric clinic. The interior, decoration and furniture is intact. The architecture and design reflect the for that time modern approach of the (rich) patients. Interior and decoration are overwhelming, every detail is esthetic and functinal.

Date of experience: July 2015
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