Sunday, January 26, 2014

BARCELONA - MONTJUIC: REFUGI 307

Refugi 307 is one of the bomb shelters which were built during the Civil War to protect the population from the indiscriminate bombing to which Barcelona was subjected. The first shelters were set up in the basements of houses and in metro stations. However, as the bombings intensified, people joined together to build air-raid shelters.

More than a thousand were built during the war, and among them was Refugi 307, (shelter number 307). This refuge consists of 400 metres of tunnel measuring 1.6 meters wide and 2 meters high. During the visit, you can discover what the living conditions were like within its walls and see the different rooms, including the toilets, a drinking fountain and an infirmary.



Refugi 307 in Barcelona
Refugi 307 in Barcelona


Refugi 307 in Barcelona
Refugi 307 in Barcelona was built under the mountain of Montjuïc



Refugi 307 in Barcelona
Open air Exhibition inside the Refugi 307 in Barcelona


Barcelona during the Civil War
Bombardment of Barcelona during the Civil War



Occupation of Barcelona during the Spanish Civil war
Occupation of Barcelona during the Spanish Civil war in 1939



Plan for Refugi 307 in Barcelona
Plan for Refugi 307 in Barcelona


Refugi 307 in Barcelona
Latrines inside Refugi 307 in Barcelona



Tunnels of Refugi 307 in Barcelona
Tunnels of Refugi 307 in Barcelona



Tunnels of Refugi 307 in Barcelona
Refugi 307 consists of 400 meters of tunnels 


Tunnels of Refugi 307 in Barcelona
Throughout the length of the shelter, you can get a glimpse of living conditions in its tunnels



- Useful information:

  • Address: Nou de la Rambla, 169
  • How to get there:
    • Metro: L2 and L3 stop Paral.lel.
    • Bus: 20, 21, 36, 57, 64 and 157
  • Web site: www.museuhistoria.bcn.cat




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