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Address: Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spain
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+34 932 08 04 14
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Basilica of the Sagrada Familia is a monumental church devoted to the...

The Basilica of the Sagrada Familia is a monumental church devoted to the Holy Family: Jesus, Mary and Joseph. Construction began in 1882, based on plans drawn up by the architect Francisco de Paula del Villar, and Antoni Gaudi was commissioned to continue the project in 1883.

The Temple has always been an expiatory church, built only from donations. As Gaudi said: "The Expiatory Church of the Sagrada Familia is made by the people and is mirrored in them. It is a work that is in the hands of God and the will of the people." In 2010, Pope Benedict XVI consecrated the site as a minor basilica.

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I was mesmerized by the interior of sagrada familia. It was a sunny day and the streams of light through the windows is simply magical. Booked my tickets online and had to... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was mesmerized by the interior of sagrada familia. It was a sunny day and the streams of light through the windows is simply magical. Booked my tickets online and had to change the time unfortunately but they were very accommodating. I called the morning of and they were able to change it (though I was there during slow season... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Certainly a highlight of my sightseeing in Barcelona! An amazing building still under construction... Fascinating to learn more about and it took a long time just to take it all in! Worth another look when completed in the next decade!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a life changing architectural experience, made more deep, meaningful and poignant by being guided through the fascinating detail and the Gaudi backstory. Pay the extra, you won't regret it. Audio link was a great benefit in the crowds

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Buy your ticket online, provide the audioguide and enjoy. That's all I have to say about this wonderful construction Gaudí created. Even if you are not religious, go there. Feel the energy of a rainforest when you enter. Feel the magic of an unfinished construction. You will not regret.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can't really visit Barcelona without coming here. Very busy, I would book tickets in advance. We didn't go inside because of queues but the outside alone is worth the visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing and a must see, but crazily crowded. Make a reservation well in advance otherwise it's unlikely you will get tickets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow... What a place!! Totally breathtaking... everything I expected and much much more. The type of building that you can stand and look at all day without boredom.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is pretty obvious why this is the number one attraction in Barcelona. It is unlike any church you will ever see. Gaudy was a genius. The engineer precision it took to plan is amazing in and of itself. One thought....we did the guided tour in English and I wished we just did the audio tour ourselves. Our guide's English... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Although this a a crazy busy attraction and you might be tempted just to look at the outside. You really must go inside. Gaudi's use of light and space is unbelievable. Make sure you go!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Sagrada Familia is the must see location. One of the most beautiful Basilicas in the world, still not finished though, but totally worth to see. Piece of art you mustnt miss,

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