Güell Park Monumental Zone and the free zone
Gaudí Park Güell is a public park located on Carmel Hill in Barcelona. It was designed by the architect Antoni Gaudí and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. The monumental zone of Park Güell is the best-known part of the park, which includes sculptures, fountains and the serpentine bench in the Plaza de la Natura, as well as Gaudí's famous mosaic lizard, which has become the park's emblem. This area was designed as a meeting place for the city's residents and is considered one of Gaudí's most original works.
The monumental area with charge - The forest area with free entrance
>> Güell Park Monumental Zone is the main area to visit and has to be paid for. It is necessary to book Park Güell Tickets in advance as only 1400 people can enter during each hour of the park's opening.
The income from the sale of these tickets is reinvested in the park through various projects for the improvement and restoration of green areas, lookouts, paths, playgrounds, etc.
By buying your ticket, you also contribute to the beauty and biodiversity of the park.
>> The forest area is free and open to all. It is a popular place for the people of Barcelona to relax and play sports.
Map of the Park Güell monumental zone and forest zone
- The Monumental Zone, declared a World Heritage Site, occupies 12 hectares.
- The adjacent forest area, which occupies a further 7 hectares.