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Barcelona’s bomb shelters – Refugio 307

Barcelona’s bomb shelters – Refugio 307

Aug 14, 2012

Spend any amount of time in Barcelona and the chances are that beneath the Mediterranean façade of frolics and frippery, you will pick up on a much darker side of its history. This is, quite literally, under the surface – in the over 1,800 air raid shelters built underground during the Spanish Civil War. Barcelona under the bombs The war, which lasted from 1936...