Teatro del Liceu, La Rambla, 51-59 Barcelona website The most prestigious opera house in Barcelona, the Gran Teatre del Liceu, has been open for 150 years and is more commonly known as El Liceu. Initially, the theatre was designed to be used as a school of music. Two fires completely destroyed the opera house, the most recent taking place in 1994. The most recent reconstruction of the Liceu, following the fire of 1994, has converted it into one of the most modern opera houses in the world, while at the same time maintaining its original architecture. Historical Buildings in Barcelona Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.