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A local expert says
Gaudí’s magical garden park, opened in 1926, is a huge space full of fascinating modernist designs, garden features, and amazing views. It’s a perfect day trip, ideal if you want to get lost and let your imagination fly. Come early or late in the day to avoid the crowds, and bring a snack to eat while enjoying the views! As a curiosity, you should know entrepreneur Eusebi Güell gave Gaudí the assignment of drawing up plans for developing an estate for well-off families on this large property. He wanted to recreate the British residential parks, which is why he named it Park Güell, in English.
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 8:00 AM
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Another of Gaudí's projects declared as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO. A part of it can be visited for free and there are great panoramic views of Barcelona in this section, but the most iconic sights are grouped in the restricted area and it is highly recommended to buy tickets in advance. It…