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Casa Batllo, Barcelona

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Must see · World heritage site · Architectural Building · Landmark
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Located in the bustling city center and considered one of architect Antoni Gaudí’s signature works, Casa Batllo can perhaps best be described as a combination of Modernist and Art Nouveau architecture. Gaudí’s design goal seems to have been to avoid straight lines—completely. Much of the facade is decorated with mosaics made of broken ceramic tiles, ranging in shades from golden orange to greenish blue. The roof is arched and often described as resembling the back of a dragon or dinosaur, so it’s not surprising that most locals call the building "House of Bones." Originally built for a middle-class urban family, this is one of two Gaudí houses available for touring. Skip the lines by booking your tickets online. Plan to visit Casa Batllo during your Barcelona vacation using our convenient Barcelona trip itinerary planner.
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  • I was blown away by this visit! Their concept of providing a digital guide of the whole tour using tablet and headset is superb! And if you buy the 'gold' tickets, you should get into 'the mind of... 
    I was blown away by this visit! Their concept of providing a digital guide of the whole tour using tablet and headset is superb! And if you buy the 'gold' tickets, you should get into 'the mind of...  more »
  • This is another "must see" in Barcelona, if you want to immerse yourself in the brilliance of Gaudi's talent. To imagine this as a home to a family is really quite something. The fortunate Batllo... 
    This is another "must see" in Barcelona, if you want to immerse yourself in the brilliance of Gaudi's talent. To imagine this as a home to a family is really quite something. The fortunate Batllo...  more »
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  • Very educational and inspirational experience. The audio guide made the experience even more fun. There several types of entrance tickets, but do not think the ticket with the AR tablet is necessary unless you are going with young children. Make sure to bring your own earphones!
  • I think it is the one of most unforgettable experience I have ever had. The house is just amazing and so extraordinary. I had the gold ticket and had the amazing experience. The audio guide was so engaging and tips on the tablets made it more interesting. As I am a fan of Gaudy style of architecture I was so impressed with the visit and what I saw. So definitely recommended to visit this house if you are going to visit Barcelona. The tickets needs to be pre-booked and kids under 12 are going free!

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