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Fabra Observatory

Camí de l’Observatori s/n, Barcelona


Fabra Observatory, Barcelona Welcome to the Fabra Observatory of Barcelona Fabra Observatory, located in Tibidabo mountain, is a unique and emblematic space in the city, from its beginnings, it works around three areas: Astronomy, Meteorology and Seismology.

The Astronomical area is dedicated to little planets and comets astrometry within the framework of international programs.

The Meteorological area studies in detail the local climatology. The Seismic area intervenes in the world seismology, but particularly in the regional seismicity.

The Fabra Observatory belongs to the Royal Academy of Sciences and Arts of Barcelona (RACAB). Built thanks to a legacy of Mr. Camil Fabra Fontaills, first Marquis of Alella, and inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII in 1904. The building was designed by the modernist architect Josep Domènech and Estepà.

The Fabra Observatory is the fourth most antique that is still active.

The wide variety of rooms can accommodate corporate events of different nature, excellence and uniqueness as premier reference: presentations, breakfast and dinners, conferences, commercials, fashion shows, recordings, weddings, press conferences, etc.