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“Inspiring!” 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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“Inspiring!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

One of the main reasons I wanted to go to Barcelona was to see this in person. It is even better than I thought. Worth the small fee to go inside. It´s a true icon. get there early to avoid crowds and queues.

Visited January 2013
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“must see if you are in barcelona”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I have visited many cathedrals in various capitals in the world, but this building Gaudi hit where everything really. What a great structure. also the legend is still alive because the cathedral still being phased out, and new 'old' parts go together.

Visited November 2012
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“Wierd - like religion on LSD”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Mind boggling that anyone would actually build Gaudi's vision. It's remarkable and unlike anything else.

Visited January 2013
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“Go early”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Stunning and so pleased we queued to get in, even though it was over an hour! We were staying in apartments just opposite and the question formed at least an hour before opening but at mid day would be right around the building and taken 2 or 3 hours to get in

Visited January 2013
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“Amazing & Unique, Even better than I remembered!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Its been 10 years since I last visited the Sagrada Familia and I'm really glad I paid to go inside as it was even more amazing inside than before with more of the church completed. This is really a unique and one of a kind church which I would recommend visiting. Buy tickets online in advance to avoid the ticket line, save a bit of money, and be able to walk straight in (go through the online ticket line).

Visited July 2012
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