The vision and genius of this world famous architect earned Barcelona, home to nearly all his buildings. Be guided around his buildings and learn of the double-edgeg genius, aesthetic and technical of his extraordinary imagination. Enter his world of fantasy and geometry.
Passeig de Gràcia: One of the main boulevards of the city, this is the street for luxury and design shops. There are several modernist buildings, the most exceptional being:
Casa Batlló, façade: This colourful jewel of Antoni Gaudí’s is not only original, it is beautiful; the originality and creativity of form has earned it the nicknames “the house of bones” or “dragon house”.
La Pedrera (the Quarry), façade: This residential building was built by Gaudí for the Milà family and finished in 1911. Its sculptured form has made it a reference piece and it has been declared World Heritage by UNESCO. In the attic there is an exhibition called Espai Gaudí which has models and technical explanations of his buildings. One apartment has been restored and fully furnished in its original style, an example of how the well-to-do lived at the beginning of the 20th century. The roof terrace with its famous chimney stacks can also be visited.
Park Güell 'Guided Tour': Unfinished project of a garden suburb by Antoni Gaudí financed by Eusebi Güell. The park brings together all the characteristic features of modernism and the architect’s own particular vision (sinuous and organic shapes, integration with nature, broken tile mosaics). UNESCO has declared the park World Heritage.
Sagrada Familia 'Guided Tour': Unfinished temple of the genius architect Antoni Gaudí, who dedicated the latter part of his life to this work, synthesis of his overall conception of architecture. The richness of detail and its significance need explaining in order to appreciate this fascinating and extraordinary building in full.
- We advise you it takes about 15-20 minutes by taxi from the port to Plaza Cataluña depending of the terminal. You will need consider the time to the boarding can be very crowded depends on the day.
- The tour will start from plaça Catalunya, in front of Deutsche Bank and Hotel Olivia Plaza. Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time. Look for the orange umbrellas!
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