The Arc de Triomf (English: Triumphal Arch) is an archway structure in Barcelona, Catalonia. It was built for the 1888 Universal exhibition, as its main access gate by architect Josep Vilaseca i Casanovas..The arch is built in reddish brickwork in the Moorish Revival style. The front frieze contains the stone sculpture "Barcelona rep les nacions" (Catalan for "Barcelona welcomes the nations") by Josep Reynés. The opposite frieze contains a stone carving named "Recompense", a work from the earliest period of Josep Llimona.
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