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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
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Priority Access: Barcelona Sagrada Familia Tour
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$110.67*
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Priority Access: Best of Barcelona Tour Including Sagrada Familia
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$44.00*
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Viator Exclusive: Early Access to Sagrada Familia with Optional Tower Access
Ranked #1 of 748 things to do in Barcelona
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Reviewed January 19, 2013

otherwise, you will be stuck in line for almost two hours, also, the guided tours are not worth it, just get the self guided audio tour

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Reviewed January 19, 2013

I had seen the Sagrada Familia in 1998 but not on the inside (there was little to see at that time). I went back to Barcelona this summer and bought tickets online in advance to see the church from the inside. I was glad I bought the tickets in advance because there was a long queue at the ticket office. I spent 3 hours inside to enjoy this amazing building. I think you can do it in less time but there was so much to see and the atmosphere was so nice that I stayed as long as I did.

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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.

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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.

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Reviewed January 19, 2013

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

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