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El Capricho de Gaudi

Barrio Sobrellano S/N, 39520, Comillas, Spain
+34 942 72 03 65
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Amazing building, exceeded expectations

I had ensured to include this on our itinerary for a road trip of northern Spain and I'm so glad I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carol S
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Newport Shropshire uk
Gaudi's genius for designing with nature

El Capricho is one of the earliest works from the original architect of La Sagrada Familia. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kayaklady2
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Washington State
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The Caprice is a palace designed by the amazing architect Antoni Gaudí i Cornet and is considered to be one of the jewels of European Modernism. While exploring the interior, exterior and the gardens, you will discover a work of great colour, inspired in nature and full of symbolism.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Barrio Sobrellano S/N, 39520, Comillas, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had ensured to include this on our itinerary for a road trip of northern Spain and I'm so glad I did, I was not disappointed. What a little Gaudi gem and an entrance fee of only 5€ was a bargain. Please watch the video...More

Thank Carol S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

El Capricho is one of the earliest works from the original architect of La Sagrada Familia. It is a house designed for a wealthy man, who because of his alcoholism and debauchery abroad, died in his early 40s, after only living in the house for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful house unbeliebable Gaudí das a genious Very good to take pictures in and out yes you can take pictures Beatiful garden Really good tour and very knowledge tour guides inside Has a very good gift shop A most see in Comillas

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit. Very glad that my wife persuaded me to come along. Made me want to read more about the inspired architect. Wouldn't recommend for the average teenager.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made a long detour to see this place after reading about it in Brittany Ferries magazine and we were so pleased that we did. This is the most fabulous building, Everything about it, inside and out, has been designed to create an experience for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting architecture we get to see here . We where very much surprised about this place and also the rest of the village of Camilla’s is absolutely worth visiting .

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had intended to visit this little gem two years ago but didn't quite make it. This time, although it was pouring with rain in Comillas, we decided to try again. It was definitely worth it. Fantastic building (if a bit crowded with visitors). We...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to visit this little known building, Gaudi's first foray into design and architecture. Incredible use of coloured tiles throughout. As someone who has not been to Barcelona, I had no idea what to expect, so I was surprised at the vibrancy of...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

I was lucky enough to be the only person to turn up for the English speaking tour so I had my own personal tour with Aldo who was very informative. I would recommend having the guided tour to give a bit more meaning to the...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

For €5 each you get to go round the beautiful garden and inside the house. The architecture and the way this house has been built to capture the light throughout the day. The place seems to have an air of tranquility about it. Loved it...More

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Perla V
June 22, 2018|
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Response from ElCaprichodeGaudi | Property representative |
Hola Perla, justo hemos respondido a tu correo electrónico con la respuesta pero te contestamos por aquí por si alguna otra persona tiene la misma duda. La entrada se compra directamente en taquilla, no es posible reserva... More
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047jackie
April 20, 2017|
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Response from ElCaprichodeGaudi | Property representative |
Hi there Jackie. Thanks for contacting us. As far as we know there were no music boxes in the rooms of El Capricho de Gaudí. But let us tell you that the whole building has a mysterious and extremely interesting musical... More
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