Casa Batllo – Original Work by Antoni Gaudi

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This is one of three houses in this fashionable block designed by a prominent Modernista architect, the other two being Casa Morera by Domènech i Montaner and Casa Amatller by Puig i Cadafalch. From the outside the façade of Casa Batlló looks like it has been made from skulls and bones. The “Skulls” are n fact balconies and the “bones” are supporting pillars. Sprinkled with bits of blue, mauve and green tiles and studded with wave-shaped window frames and balconies, The roof is covered with bluish-pink tiles on the street side.

Price:
adult: €18.15
child under 7yr: free
student, child 7-18yr & senior: €14.55
Hours: Tuesday hours 9:00am – 9:00pm
Architectural style: Expressionist architecture
Address: Passeig de Gracia, 43, 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Architects: Antoni Gaudí, Josep Maria Jujol

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The Sagrada Familia By Antonio Gaudí, Barcelona

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Sagrada Familia is a unique creation that has become Barcelona’s symbol and it is the most visited building in city. The monumental church El Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is Gaudi’s most famous work. Gaudi dedicated his life to carrying out this ambitious undertaking which due to his sudden death was left unfinished.

Admission:

Basilica visit: 13.00 €
Basilica visit with discount: 11.00 €
Basilica visit + Gaudí House-Museum: 16.50 €

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