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The undisputed symbol of the city, Basilica of the Sagrada Familia is a World Heritage Site that astonishes visitors with its sheer height and intricacy of design. This impressive church was designed by one of Spain’s renowned architects, Antoni Gaudí. Though Gaudí produced some of the country’s most inspiring buildings, this church is his most famous work. This masterpiece in the very heart of the city, featuring Gothic and Art Nouveau elements, is 95 m (312 ft) long and 60 m (197 ft) wide, with a seating capacity of 13,000. The central tower rises 170 m (558 ft) above the transept, with 17 other towers of 100 m (328 ft) or more. Visitors have access to the nave, crypt, museum, shop, and two towers. To avoid long lines, book tickets online. Put Basilica of the Sagrada Familia on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Barcelona attractions app .
Tours To Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Fast Track Sagrada Familia Guided Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $53
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
City Sightseeing Barcelona Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $34
Duration: 40 to 120 minutes
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia Reviews
Be ready for the security check! Otherwise - if you are in Barcelona, enjoy the masterpiece and life work of Gaudi. more »
Sheer architectural joy, this is the second time I have visited and like the first time I walked inside, was once again literally reduced to tears, completely overwhelmed by the devastating beauty of.... more »
Wonderful building. Definitely take audio guide because you will miss a lot of details there. Visit to the towers is also great. In my case, I have visited Nativity facade tower since you can choose only one. Staircase is really narrow and a bit scary. But it is definitely worth it. The view is marvelous. If you decide not to go on towers definitely take audio guide.
This place is, in a word, breathtaking! The audio tour is worth it if you want to get a more detailed description of the different areas. As soon as you get in and look up you are overcome by the sheer magnitude of imagination and creativity. It is just stunning and so precise. The artist intended for this to be like a big forest and every detail is just in the right place. It is a welcome sight to see that construction is actively going on and scheduled to complete. Catalonia's should be proud of this marvel!
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