The Sagrada Familia Tour is in English, Sagrada Familia in English, The Holy Family is Spain's most visited monument and a Barcelona landmark was built by the famous architect Antoni Gaudí. Gaudí initially was actually refused admission to the School of Architecture but since then he became at 31 years old, the responsible architect of the Sagrada Familia, and this is of great importance. His first move was to scrap more or less all the plans at that time available for the project.
Gaudí will reflect the birth, death and Jesus's resurrection and this is the sight you encounter in and outside this masterpiece. He planned to build 12 towers to represent the apostles addition, four towers that symbolize the evangelists, two towers which will represent Jesus and the Virgin Mary so all in all 18 towers where the top will measure 170 meters. Buy access to several of Gaudí's masterpieces here: visitwithticket.com
The construction of the Sagrada Familia started in year 1882 by the architect Francisco de Paula del Villar and in 1883 it was taken over by Gaudí working on the project until his death in 1926.
Sagrada Familia is financed by private donations and it is expected that construction will be completed in the first third part of the 21st century
After or before your visit this masterpiece you can enjoy the surroundings, find yourself a good seat at one of the many cozy sidewalk cafes located around the Sagrada Familia or enjoy the view from the park which is on the front and back of the Sagrada Familia. In one of the two parks you will have the opportunity to experience the locals who gather around for a game of petanque or dominos.
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