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Casa Batlló: Skip The Line + Video Guide
line at the seemingly animated Casa Batlló, one of Gaudí’s most surprising
works (and that's really saying something!) From the smallest details in the
interior, to the famous slain dragon on the roof, this is a key to Gaudí. Take
a chance to visit the iconic building locals call the Casa dels ossos(House of
masterpiece Casa Batlló, located in the heart of the city, was built in 1877,
as an apartment building. The wealthy Batlló family bought the complex in 1904
and asked Gaudí to build another in its place.
to do the expected, Gaudí instead decided to renovate the building - and he did
so in his (un)usual style. Today it stands out as one of the most representative
works of the brilliant Catalan.
worked without limitations and let his creativity run free, resulting in one of
his most expressive works. He gave the original front a wavy undulating shape,
complete with fascinating little details. The window frames look like bones or
jaws of an animal, giving the whole façade an animalistic, almost animated
symbolic: on the roof is a hump representing the dragon slain by St. George. Everywhere
you look there are thought-provoking notions, inspiring usage of space, and
distinct areas spread over more than 5.000 m2, there's a world of fascination
awaiting inside Casa Batlló. And with the video guide your appreciation of this
remarkable building will be that much greater.
languages: Catalan, Spanish, French, English, Italian, German, Chinese,
Japanese, Russian and Portuguese.
The tickets for Casa Batlló: Skip The Line + Video Guide cost from 19,16 £. Don't miss the chance to get a ticket for one of the city's best tourist attractions.
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