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Colònia Güell, a Gaudí jewel outside Barcelona

Colònia Güell is probably one of the lesser known Gaudí projects in Barcelona, the location is not as convenient as i is outside Barcelona city, in Santa Coloma de Cervelló. If you have visited Barcelona before, so you know the most known Gaudí buildings, this might be a good place to visit if you are into architecture and Gaudí nature dream world.Eusebi Gü…

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Güell Pavilions

The Güell Pavilions are on Avinguda Pedralbes and were incredibly innovative at the time. They are very colourful buildings and the star of it with no doubt is the  giant mythological dragon that is in the main door and it is a synthesis of Gaudí's symbolism and love for artisan materials.Eusebi Güell wanted to extend his family's holiday home and Gaudí was…

Torre Bellesguard, the lesser known Gaudí masterpiece
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Torre Bellesguard, the lesser known Gaudí masterpiece

Torre Bellesguard is probably one of the lesser known Gaudí's masterpieces, the Casa Bellesguard is located at the foot of Collserola and has magnificent views of Barcelona city. This is why the house is called Bellesguard, which in Catalan means beautiful view. The Casa Bellesguard was designed by Gaudí between 1900 and 1909 in Sarrià Sant Gervasi neighb…

Col·legi Teresianes
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Col·legi Teresianes

The Col·legi de les Terasianes is a school of the order of Sanit Teresa of Jesus designed by Gaudí, it is an isolated and sober building that has the look of a fortress.In 1887, a community of nuns of the order of Saint Teresa of Jesus decided to build a school in the town of Sant Gervasi de Cassoles, at that time it was a village in the north of Barcelona …

Casa Vicens
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Casa Vicens

Casa Vicens is a modernist building in Barcelona designed by Antoni Gaudí. It is probably one of the less known buildings of the artist and it is condiered one of the first buildings of Art Nouveau and it was he firs house he designed.The house is a unique design with Oriental and Moorish details and is in a peaceful location in the neighbourhood of Gràcia.…

Casa Calvet, an early Gaudí building
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Casa Calvet, an early Gaudí building

The Casa Calvet in Barcelona is one of Antoni Gaudí's earliest buildings and sometimes forgotten as it is one of his most conservative works but although it might look very different from the most famous buildings of the architect there are modernist elements that are typical from Gaudí. The façade end in curve and the attic balconies seem taken out from a…

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La Pedrera: Gaudí’s masque building

Casa Milà, popularly known as La Pedrera is an amazing modernist building by Gaudí. In Barcelona there are different buildings from the same architect, if you wish to visit the buildings check Gaudí buildings in Barcelona to do your own route. You can visit in the same day Casa Batlló that it is very near La Pedrera, on the same street Passeig de Gràc…

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Gaudí buildings route in Barcelona, do it on your own!

Gaudí buildings in Barcelona are one of the most visited monuments in town, even by us, locals. We love Gaudí and it is part of our culture, modernism and the identity of the city. If you would like to visit on your own Gaudí buildings in Barcelona keep reading, I will give you all my tips and best routes to do that, they are not difficult to find and…

Casa Batlló, Gaudi’s master piece in Barcelona
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Casa Batlló, Gaudi’s master piece in Barcelona

Isn't it beautiful? I love Gaudí, I still remember when I was little and my granny used to take me to visit all his buildings during summer time. Casa Batlló, the sleeping dragon, it is a key building in the modernist architecture in Barcelona. It was built between 1904 and 1906 for Josep Batlló, a textile industrialist. The façade it is recognisable in the…