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Parc Güell - Antoni Gaudi

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Parc Güell - Barcelona

Park Güell - Barcelona

Park Güell - Barcelona

Park Güell - Barcelona

Park Güell - Barcelona

Park Güell - Barcelona

Park Güell - Barcelona

Park Güell - Barcelona

Park Güell - Barcelona

Park Güell - Barcelona

Gaudi's patron, Eusebi Güell, planned a suburban "city." His property was high above Barcelona, northwest and some distance from the city. More than 60 housing plots were allocated although only two homes were built on the property. The project was radical for its time and, as a real estate project, was a failure. The Barcelona City Council bought the property in 1922 and in the following year converted it to a municipal park.

Gaudí avoided levelling the grounds so that the Parc Güell has a network of twisting roads which follow the contours of the land.

 

The lowest point is the entrance, from which a double staircase leads to the hypostyle chamber, the ceiling of which serves as the floor of the huge public square.
 Outlying areas have imaginative viaducts and colonnades, which in their design evoke natural forms.

Parc Güell - Antoni Gaudi

Address : Carrer D'Olot
Zip code : 08024
City : Barcelona -
Area : Gracia
Email : parkguellSPAMFILTER@bsmsa.cat
Website : Park Güell - Barcelona
Opening hours : Autumn-Winter from 25 October to 23 March - from 08:30 h to 18:00 h // Spring-Summer from 24 March to 19 October -from 08:00 h to 21:30 h
Prices : Children from 0 to 6 years :0€ // General: 8€ // Children from 7 to 12 years : 5.6€ // Over 65 years: 5.6€
Phone : 902 200 302 // +34 934 091 831
Metro/Bus : Metro: L3 Lesseps / Bus: 24 - 31 - 32 - 74 - 92

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Paying to visit a park
Susana (9 Jun 2014 - 09:45)
The reason they have introduced a fee is because of the sheer number of people coming which is threatening to destroy the park. A lot of people who visit have no respect for its importance and climb all over parts that need protecting if they are to last for the next generations.
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14 comments

  1. Paying to visit a park - Susana (9 Jun 2014 - 09:45)

    The reason they have introduced a fee is because of the sheer number of people coming which is threatening to destroy the park. A lot of people who visit have no respect for its importance and climb all over parts that need protecting if they are to last for the next generations.

  2. to pay for visiting a park? - fred (23 Oct 2013 - 09:15)

    First time I hear that you should pay to visit a park. Is the city council going insane?
    Beside that the place is absolutly awesome.. A must see in Barcelona.

  3. Park Guell - Linda Ingrid Lundgren (26 Feb 2012 - 10:00)

    A breathtakingly magical place and experience!!

  4. parc guell - catadona (30 Oct 2011 - 11:30)


    Ce parc, depuis le temps que j'en entendait parler, que j'en voyais des photos, je m'y suis enfin promener!!! Et bien, il correspondait vraiment à l'idée que je m'en étais faite!!! c'est un endroit superbe, hors du temps!!!

  5. parco guell - tonino e antonietta (13 Jan 2011 - 00:15)

    e' semplicemente "favoloso". Mai visto niente di simile.

  6. Beautiful place - Peter (23 Nov 2009 - 19:00)

    Beautiful place, I love it !

  7. guell - simo binky (22 Jan 2009 - 16:15)

    io ci sono andato e è stato fantastico! la casa sembra fatta di cioccolato.è particolare ma bello

  8. OJALA FUERA - lara b.c mos-pontevedra-galizia (26 Apr 2008 - 21:36)

    por mi cumple vamos a ir a barcelona yojala fueramos a el parque gaudí

  9. parco Guell,Barcellona - otilia 23 marzo 2008 (27 Mar 2008 - 10:00)

    una meraviglia,un splendore,ai la sensazione di essere più vicino al autore di questa opera,consglio tutti di visitarlo

  10. parco guell - roberta (27 Aug 2007 - 17:47)

    sembra stupendo già dalle foto.nn riesco proprio ad immaginare le emozoni ke proverò vedendolo dal vivo tra un mese.WOW!

  11. bellissimo - ale (26 Aug 2007 - 12:46)

    bellissimo! sembra di entrare in un mondo inreale, se non l'avete mai visitato!! non dovete perder il park guell.....ve ne innamorerete immediatamente!

  12. parco guell - valentina (6 Jul 2007 - 19:59)

    quest'estate ci andrò!!

  13. park Guell - peter (20 Mar 2007 - 16:12)

    just great.. to visit !!

  14. Park Guell - Greg Ruden (24 Dec 2005 - 02:56)

    Unbelievable! A must see in Barcelona. Enjoyed by adults of all ages.

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