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Casa Vicens (Gaudi's first house). Direct Entry

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    Visit: Casa Vicens, Carrer de les Carolines, 20-26, 08012 Barcelona Spain

    Casa Vicens, the first house Gaudi, and the first important work of the architect, offers the visitor one of  the key pieces of the career of Antoni Gaudí's work that marked his point starting and architectural jewel that was declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 2005.
    Built between 1883 and 1885 by order of Don Manuel  Vicens, the Casa Vicens is an early Modernist masterpieces, anticipating the later work of Gaudi and a living example of aesthetic renewal of the air we breathe at the nineteenth century Europe.
    Originally, it was planned as a summer house with garden, in which geometric shapes and rich decoration, inspired by vegetation in the environment, are present both outside the home and the different interiors.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    It is incredible that someone can do such a magnificent project as its first project. a beautiful house with very interesting ideas. It is important to understand that it was done by a young person and than you realize how big Gaudi was.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Venture814355
    CasaVicens_Gaudi, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Casa Vicens, responded to this reviewResponded today

    Dear Venture814355, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are delighted to see you got the most from Gaudí's first house. We really hope to welcome you again very soon. Best regards, Casa Vicens

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The house is beautiful, inside and out. His design is amazing. I was left sad though as 1.5 floors have been restored, the rest are just white rooms with model displays. Not sure what happened with the restoration in the rest of the property.More

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    CasaVicens_Gaudi, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Casa Vicens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Sher_and_Jase, Thank you for sharing your feedback. Casa Vicens is divided into two sections: the 1885 Gaudí original design and the 1925 Serra de Martínez extension. The owners living in Casa Vicens from 1925 to 2014 have been adapting the 1925 extension to their...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Not having preconceptions, I was delighted by Gaudi’s first house. It was so refreshing to enjoy his early work without the masses of other tourists his better known buildings attract.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank MarlzL
    CasaVicens_Gaudi, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Casa Vicens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear MarizL, Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are glad you had a pleasant time in Gaudí's first house and enjoyed the visit. We hope to welcome you again very soon. Best regards, Casa Vicens

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Gaudi's first house is incredible. It foreshadows the genius that is Gaudi. It's important to take in every aspect-from the tile used, to the decorative ceilings, to his love of nature and how he incorporates it into his work. What an awesome place to visit.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Joanne F
    CasaVicens_Gaudi, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Casa Vicens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Joanne F, Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We're glad you had a pleasant time in Gaudí's first house. We hope to welcome you again very soon. Best regards, Casa Vicens

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This Gaudi home is unlike anything you could see in other parts of the world! We did the self-guided tour and it was very brief but overall great to walk through and see the interesting architecture and shape of the home as well as learn...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank amagner
    CasaVicens_Gaudi, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Casa Vicens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear amagner, Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We are glad you had a diverting time in Gaudí's first house. We hope to welcome you again very soon. Best regards, Casa Vicens

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