Gaudi’s architecture in Barcelona
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A visit to Antoni Gaudi’s modernism wonders in Barcelona

A view of the rooftop of Barcelona’s Casa Vicens, designed by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi.

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Casa Vicens, with its facade of red bricks and green-and-white tiles in orderly checkerboard patterns, launched Antoni Gaudi’s career. 

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Barcelona’s Casa Vicens is newly opened to the public.

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Inside the colorful Casa Vicens by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi.

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On the rooftop of Casa Vicens in Barcelona.

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Casa Vicens was one of the first buildings to launch the modernisme movement in Catalonia and Europe.

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Staring up at the ceiling of Casa Vicens.

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A fountain and a bench inside Casa Vicens.

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Tourists take in Barcelona’s Casa Batllo, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi.

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Barcelona’s Casa Mila or “Pedrera” (the stone quarry) is a modernist building by architect Antoni Gaudi.

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Antoni Gaudi designed Casa Mila or “Pedrera” (the stone quarry) in Barcelona.

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Antoni Gaudi’s Park Guell in Barcelona, built from 1900 to 1914.

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On the roof of Antoni Gaudi’s “La Pedrera” or Casa Mila in Barcelona.

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Antoni Gaudi’s “La Pedrera” or Casa Mila was his last civil work.

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People gather outside Casa Mila in Barcelona.

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Sagrada Familia is Antoni Gaudi’s crowning achievement. He took over as the church’s chief architect in 1883.

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In 1926 Antoni Gaudi when he was laid to rest in the crypt of Sagrada Familia.

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The Sagrada Familia is the most popular tourist destination in Barcelona.

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