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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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  • We were walking by and saw that you could visit inside. We almost didn't pay the 43 euros but figured why not. IT WAS FABULOUS!!! Be sure and get the headphones because helped make the tour. We... 
    We were walking by and saw that you could visit inside. We almost didn't pay the 43 euros but figured why not. IT WAS FABULOUS!!! Be sure and get the headphones because helped make the tour. We...  more »
  • I've been here many years before. This time, the experience was a bit less awe-inspiring than previous visits, but it is definitely a must-see. I purchased a Gold Ticket, which enables you to skip... 
    I've been here many years before. This time, the experience was a bit less awe-inspiring than previous visits, but it is definitely a must-see. I purchased a Gold Ticket, which enables you to skip...  more »
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  • We had an amazing experience here. The building is amazing and the audio guide is very detailed and interesting. We had a gold pass so we could change the time of visit and had access to some refreshments. The tour ended in an amazing display of modern video art that just lifted everything. The gift shop is also a must. Overall splendid visit
  • 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!

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