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Dali Museum

Dali: Teatro Museo Salvador Dali in his will bequeathed an enormous amount of works of art, which were distributed among the Dali Theatre and Museum Reina Sofia in Madrid. The artist he personally took up the project of the Museum, so much so that in the interior of the complex is its last room and his tomb. The building that houses was a theatre, built in 1849. In 1939, during the Spanish Civil War, it was destroyed by fire, leaving standing only the structure of what had been a beautiful neoclassical building. The official opening comes on October 28, 1974, when the Museum had not yet been finished. This theatre had a meaning particular to Dali, he was born in Figueres and had exhibited his first two works at the same Theatre on the occasion of an exhibition of painting. Every room, every space of the Museum is a work of art, with weird combinations of paintings, sculptures, furniture, decorations and all manner of curiosities.

In many of the rooms walls and ceilings they are completely covered with huge murals: some are original compositions while others are extensions of their famous paintings. The city of Figueres Figueres (in catalan Figueres) is the capital of the comarca of the Alt Emporda and 44.255 inhabitants. Located in the northeast corner of Catalonia, is the most important city of those close to the border with France and forced stop of travelers and tourists that come in and out of Spain. It is 136 km from Barcelona. The current name derives from Ficaris, from the Visigothic era. In 1267 King Jaime I de Aragon granted charters and years later Hugo IV, count of Ampurias, burned. Its geographical and strategic position, become an important communications centre equipped with great accessibility. The traveler can directly reach by road or rail. Road access via the A-7 motorway (exit No.