Category Archives: Gaudi architecture

Museum Night 2014 in Barcelona

ShareThis Saturday May the 17th is Museum Night in Barcelona, with more than 70 venues participating and offering free events. Museum Night is an initiative sponsored by the Council of Europe. Over 4,000 museums across 40 countries participate and this … Continue reading

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The Casa Batlló makes steps into new dimensions

ShareLa Casa Batlló needs little introduction. Its sinuous and surreal art nouveau façade is one of the highlights of any trip to Barcelona. Designed by Antoni Gaudí for the wealthy Batlló family between 1905 and 1907 and is located on … Continue reading

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Summer Nights at La Pedrera

ShareSummer Nights at La Pedrera is a very special summer event that takes place on the roof of Gaudí’s magical Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera (the quarry), situated on Passeig de Gràcia, one of Barcelona’s finest thoroughfares, and … Continue reading

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The Sagrada Familia – for a client in no hurry

ShareThe distinctively surreal, shifting and melting forms of the Sagrada Familia are a quintessential part of Barcelona and its skyline. Along with six other Gaudi buildings in Barcelona, la Sagrada Familia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and as such … Continue reading

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Park Güell – Gaudi’s abandoned garden city in Barcelona

ShareOffering exotic art nouveau sculpture and landscaping, stunning views across the city, a breath of fresh air and a sense of perspective, Park Güell is a must see if you are visiting Barcelona. Gaudi’s original brief was for a garden … Continue reading

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Tour Barcelona by Bus

ShareBus tours are a great way to see the sites of Barcelona without tiring yourself and for those on a tight schedule they offer a way to pack in all those sites. Barcelona’s Hop-on hop-off buses visit all of the … Continue reading

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Water Sports in Barcelona – Surfing and Gaudí

ShareAmong the many activities on offer in Barcelona, water sports are a great option. These offer a fun-packed day, the perfect way to escape the summer heat and enjoy the ocean in-between swimming, sunbathing and topping up your tan. Water … Continue reading

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A Sagrada Familia Walking Tour – Avinguda Gaudí and the Hospital Sant Pau

ShareThe Sagrada Familia is an architectural monument that needs little introduction, its famous towers dominate the Barcelona skyline and attract millions of visitors every year. Yet few visitors realise that this monument also gives its name to the part of … Continue reading

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The Sagrada Familia – Art, Science & Spirituality

ShareFrom April 1 to May 15, 2011 an exhibition on Gaudí is being held in the Vatican City – Gaudí and the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona: Art, science and spirituality. The exhibition tells the story of the famous Basilica and … Continue reading

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