Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

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The undisputed symbol of the city, Basilica de la 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 de la Sagrada Familia on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Barcelona attractions app.
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  • This basilica is a once in a lifetime experience. You must stop here and see this magnificent structure while traveling to the area. 
    This basilica is a once in a lifetime experience. You must stop here and see this magnificent structure while traveling to the area.  more »
  • The place is beautiful with interesting sculptures, but tower add-on is a complete waste of money. We did nativity tower and all you do is ride elevator up then go up short flight of stairs with a... 
    The place is beautiful with interesting sculptures, but tower add-on is a complete waste of money. We did nativity tower and all you do is ride elevator up then go up short flight of stairs with a...  more »
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  • The most amazing building I've ever visit. I can't describe the amount of beauty and astonishing view of this cathedral. I love that. Around the cathedral there are a lot of cafe and restaurants and you can enjoy the excellent ice creams and food and watch the cathedral in different views. Every night I did that and never got enough of that. Also there is a big park around and you can use WC and also the metro station is just next to the cathedral.
  • The “Bible of Stone”! This was actually my absolute favorite attraction in Barcelona! I would recommend strongly to book a tour with a guide. The information about this place seems bottomless and I just loved discovering all the Bible stories in the facade of the building. It’s such a beautiful building and I spend a long time marveling at it from the outside and then the same at the inside. It’s just absolutely breathtaking!!! My absolute favorite church that I’ve ever visited and I’ve seen quite a few famous churches!

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