You can’t visit Barcelona without seeing Gaudí’s influence everywhere you go! He is the city’s most famous architect and helped shape the design of the city during the 19th and early 20th century. His finished and uncompleted works stand as testimony to his genius.
In this post, you will find everything you need to know about Gaudí’s masterpieces in Barcelona.
Referred to as God’s Architect for the religious themes in his work, several of Gaudí’s creations have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites. His most famous work, La Sagrada Familia is not only the most popular attraction in Barcelona but the most visited monument in all of Spain.
Lampposts Placia Real
College of Saint Teresa
You can only admire this building from the outside.
Carrer de Ganduxer
Cascada Fountain in Parc de la Ciutadella
Parc de la Ciutadella is open from 10 am – 10 pm.
Passeig de Picasso 21
Carrer de Casp, 48
The Bellesguard Tower is open from Tuesday – Sunday from 10 am – 3 pm and the entrance is 10 euro.
Carrer de Bellesguard 16
The park was opened in 1922 and in 1984 it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This green space measures 17 hectares and includes rounded forms, columns that look like tree trunks, animal figures, and geometric shapes. Most of the architectonic elements are decorated with mosaics made from colorful ceramic pieces.
Park Güell is open daily from 8 am – 9.30 pm and the entrance fee is 10 euro.
Carrer de Larrard
Palau Güell is open from Tuesday – Sunday from 10 am – 5.30 pm and the entrance fee is 12 euro per person.
Carrer Nou de la Rambla 3-5
the name comes from the fact that it was the new home of the Mila family. The couple occupied the main floor and rented out the other apartments.
It is Gaudí’s most iconic work of civic architecture due to both its constructional and functional innovations, as well as its ornamental and decorative solutions.
The building is also known as La Pedrera because it resembles an open quarry in appearance, the building features forms drawn from nature. The goal was to evoke the sense of a snowy mountain. It is a total work of art!
Casa Mila is open daily from 9 am – 8.30 pm and the entrance fee is 24 euro.
Antoni Gaudí gave Casa Battlo a unique façade, full of imagination, thanks to his work as a free and joyful artist. He created an exuberant and marine-inspired façade, adding involuntary sculptures, recycled materials, and decontextualized objects, converting them into art.
On the ground, noble and first floors, the façade incorporates slender stone columns in the shape of bones, decorated with characteristically modernist floral elements. The balcony railings were made in the shape of masks.
Casa Battlo is open daily from 9 am – 9 pm and the entrance fee is 24,50 euro.
Passeig de Gracia 43
La Sagrada Familia
La Sagrada Familia is open daily from 9 am – 8 pm and the entrance fee is 22 euro with an audio guide.