Barcelona's "Arc de Triomphe"


Arco de Triunfo, Barcelona | Photo: Tom Walton

If you've been paying attention to the TV screens in Reception and the Bar here at IH you'll have seen that we're putting your knowledge of Barcelona to the (light-hearted) test.

This was the first question — what does Barcelona's Triumphal Arch celebrate?

The possible answers, with the correct one in the comments…

  • A The Spanish victory at the Battle of Lepanto in 1517
  • B Barça's first European Cup
  • C The end of the Peninsula War (1808-1814), known in Spain as the Guerra de la Independencia
  • D Nothing: it was the entrance to the 1888 Universal Exhibition

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  1. Correct answer: D.

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