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“great xmas day trip” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spain (Eixample)
+34 935 13 20 60
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Skip the Line: Barcelona Sagrada Familia Tour
Ranked #2 of 288 Attractions in Barcelona
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
Activities: Walking
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This masterpiece of modernist architecture, built by Antoni Gaudi, pushes the gothic style to the extreme, drawing hundreds of visitors a day.
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“great xmas day trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Fantastic trip to this Barcelona landmark we took the audio tour but were disappointed that we couldnt use the lifts, not realising that when we booked this on line we should also have booked lift tickets as once inside you couldnt buy tickets but well worth a visit

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“A must see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

The Church was absolutely amazing. The architecture was stunning. December was a great time of year to go - the crowds were very manageable and we didn't have to wait in line very long. I would love to go back and see the progress they make on building the church. Absolutely wonderful! A must see!

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“Don't Miss La Sagrada Familia!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

This is a "must see" when in Barcelona. What was designed and started by Gaudi and is being finished by modern contrctors is an amazing structure whose inspiration was nature itself. Gaudi took cues from trees, flowers, forests, and various fauna to create columns, arches, and towers that are truly unique. The outside is breathtaking, but the inside is where you get a feel for what Gaudi was all about. Still under construction after more than 300 years, and now being finished thanks to an influx of funding from around the world, this cathedral is one of the most impressive structures I've ever seen. Do look for other buildings in Barcelona designed by Gaudi, also. La Sagrada Familia is well worth the time and admission fee. You are free to take photos indoors. The gift shop is also nice. It has many items made right in Barcelona.

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“Amazing but not my favorite site”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

This church is truly amazing - but it's not our favorite site designed by Gaudi. The exterior for us was the best and most amazing part of this building. The inside seems so new in comparison to the exterior.

Visited October 2012
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“Spectacular!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

This is a very overwhelmingly beautiful church. It is huge and grand. The towers are amazing, the interior even more so.

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