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“Nice gaff”
Review of Palau Guell

Palau Guell
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$854.40*
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Gaudi and Picasso Guided Private Tour of Barcelona
Ranked #13 of 703 things to do in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This palace was the home of industrialist Eusebi Guell and was Antonio Gaudi's first major building in the city..
Brimfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Nice gaff”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

Yet another example of the genius of Gaudi. Exquisite design and craftsmanship in a family home. Darkly sensuous and rooftop views over the city including iconic comic chimney exhuberances.

Visited April 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Must see Gaudi house”
Reviewed April 17, 2013

There are two Gaudi houses that must be seen in Barcelona, La Pedrera and this one. Both the exterior, including the roof with its fantastic chimneys, and the interior are works of great imagination and refinement. This is early Gaudi, when he was still greatly influenced by Moorish architecture and decor, and contrasts well with his later work which is more free and fantastical.

Visited March 2013
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“My favourite Gaudi building”
Reviewed April 16, 2013

We almost didn't visit this one but arrived as it opened to find a very short queue and were so pleased we did. An amazing building which has been painstakingly restored and the audio tour gives you a great guide to the building and the family. It's just off the Ramblas so easy to reach. Easily my favourite of all we saw (closely behind is Casa Mila, Pedrera). Our 11 year old loved it and listened to the whole tour.

Visited April 2013
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Zicron Jacob, Hefa, Israel
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“amazing house”
Reviewed April 16, 2013

It was the first Gaudi bilding we entered to. It was amazing.
Audio guide is recommended
In the middle of the day, the line to the ticket office was very short

Visited April 2013
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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“brilliant insight into the work of Gaudi”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

good value for money and very interesting audio tour included in entrance fee. Not as busy as other Gaudi 'attractions' so felt more relaxed and there was space to stand back and really look at the architecture.

Visited April 2013
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