How old is this Barcelona bridge?

Barcelona bridge

How "really old" is that… ? | Photo: Tom Walton

So you think you know Barcelona…? If you've been paying attention to the TV screen in the bar this week, you'll already know the answer to this week's question: how old is the bridge in the picture, right?

The possible answers:

  • 380 years (approx.)
  • 280 years
  • 180 years
  • 80 years

Answer in the comments, below.

Of course, if you'd come with us on the social program, you'd also have got the answer there. You could also have read about it here, on our blog.

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One Comment

  1. Correct answer: about 80 years.

    It was built shortly before Barcelona's second Universal Exhibition (1929). Further information here:
    http://blogs.ihes.com/spanish/?p=275

    Eduardo Mendoza's wonderful novel La ciudad de los prodigios is set in Barcelona in the period precisely between the two Exhibitions:
    http://blogs.ihes.com/spanish/?p=279

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