"Parc Guell" Parc Guell Tip by tweetycaro

Parc Guell, Barcelona: 327 reviews and 695 photos

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by tweetycaro

The park was built between 1900-1914, originally planned to be a garden city on the estate of Eusebi Guell. Only two houses were built out of the 60 originally envisioned; Gaudi himself lived in one of them from 1906 to 1926, which is now the Casa-Museu Gaudi. The museum has notable examples of furnishings designed by Gaudi and personal memorabilia.
The park remained the private garden of the Guell family until the 1920s, when the family handed it over to the municipality to use as a public park. It is one of Gaudi's most colorful and playful works, even though it was never fully completed.
On the picture you can see the wonderful view from the parc.

Address: Nou de la Rambla, 3-5
Directions: Metro; line 3. Lesseps Station, then follow the street signs.
Phone: 93-317-39-74
Website: http://www.bcn.es/parcsijardins

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Mar 12, 2004
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