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Park decorated with the creative hand of the architect Gaudi, which gave the park the surrealistic motives till this days surprises with its beauty and originality.
Park Guell was originally planned as an area for the rich people, Güell bought the territory of 65 hectares, which at that time was far from the centre of Barcelona, and hoped that the influential personages of Spain will build their villas here. The project had been doomed to failure: only two lots were sold, and one of them belonged to Gaudi. Thats why he became the chief architect of the park.
He filled this place with the creative energy that transformed the park into entertainment for those who want to dive into the world of surrealism. Here you can see gingerbread houses, and the Doric temple, and ornate staircases, and the most comfortable bench in the world, and even mosaic sculpture of a lizard, which locals love really much and even call it an enother symbol of the city.
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Park Guell on the mapLocation: Carrer d’Olot, 5, Barcelona
Park is opened 08:30 am till 09:30 pm.
More places to visit in Barcelona
Here you will find a huge range of the most popular attractions of Barcelona, and you will need several days to explore them.6
The Labyrinth Park Horta
The Labyrinth Park Horta is a model of garden art of the 18-19th centuries and true oasis away from the bubbling center of Barcelona as well.14
One of the most visited places in Barcelona where you can not only see the sharks, sailing over your head but even swim with them.8
Bunker del Carmel
The bunker was built during the war and quickly became useless, now it is stunning observation deck with excellent views of sunset.5
Library of Masons
Library Arus is a gift to Barcelona from the famous journalist and patron of Freemasonry in Catalonia. It is public library - everyone can visit it.6
Such a museum would have had to appear in Barcelona, one of the most beautiful and erotic towns in the world that inspired many famous artists and cultural workers.9
The main pedestrian street of the city, a kind of Mecca for travellers who want to feel the rhythm of the city and see the life of locals.14
Castle de Valltordera
On the Costa Brava, in the town of Tordera the medieval castle of Count Valltordera is located, where you can see the jousting tournaments and the best flamenco show in Spain.8
Monument stands on an area of Portal de la Pau, near the city's port, where Columbus' ships were moored after his discovery of the New World.9
The most favourite fountain among locals, you can drink water from it and then you will certainly return again in Barcelona.11
The best sandy beach of Barcelona, a favourite place of young people and married couples. Here you can do sports or just relax on a comfortable sunbed.14