Colònia Güell Crypt, Front View
Photograph by Manuel Cohen/DRR.netThe Colònia Güell Crypt is classic Gaudí, located on a textile estate in Santa Coloma de Cervelló, just outside Barcelona.
Photograph by Manuel Cohen/DRR.netMany consider the incomplete Glory Façade of Gaudí’s La Sagrada Família, with its luminous rose window, his most impressive.
La Sagrada Família
Photograph by Oote Boe/GalileoPix/DRR.netAntoni Gaudí’s ambitious plans for the church of La Sagrada Família remained unrealized at his death in 1926.
Photograph by Manuel Cohen/DRR.netOne of the façades at Gaudí’s Sagrada Família, known as the Passion Façade, features sculptures by Josep Maria Subirachs.
Parc Güell Dragon
Photograph by Manuel Cohen/DRR.netFanciful mosaic creatures inhabit Barcelona’s Parc Güell, built by Gaudí.
Colònia Güell Crypt, Side View
Photograph by Manuel Cohen/DRR.netBuilding the Colònia Güell Crypt outside Barcelona, architect Antoni Gaudí tested out building techniques he was later to use at his famed La Sagrada Família cathedral.
Casa Milà—La Pedrera
Photograph by Manuel Cohen/DRR.netThe undulating cornices and ceramic roof of Casa Milà (also known as La Pedrera) mark this as one of Gaudí’s classic residential buildings.
Photograph by Manuel Cohen/DRR.netThe Passion Façade, completed in the late 1980s by the sculptor Josep Maria Subirachs, is one of two completed façades on Gaudí’s Sagrada Família.
La Pedrera Chimney
Photograph by Manuel Cohen/DRR.netThe rooftop of Gaudí’s Casa Milà (known as “La Pedrera”) is marked with undulating forms and Stormtrooper-like helmeted spires.
Scott B. RosenLooking through the distorted glass in Antoni Gaudi's Casa Batllo, Barcelona, Spain
Street Musician in the Gothic Corner
Photograph by Massimo Borchi/Atlantide Phototravel/CorbisA street musician adds to the liveliness of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter.
Photograph by Massimo Borchi/Atlantide Phototravel/CorbisAntoni Gaudí’s Casa Batlló displays the Barcelona artist’s unmistakable motifs: sinuous lines and an underwater theme.
Photograph by Guido Cozziì/Atlantide Phototravel/CorbisA capoeira performance takes place in front of the brick Arc de Triomf, located at the north entrance to Parc de la Ciutadella.
View From Montjuïc
Photograph by Guido Cozzi/Atlantide Phototravel/CorbisA cable car ride from Montjuïc, the hill overlooking Barcelona from the southwest, takes in views of the harbor.
Photograph by Massimo Borchi/Atlantide Phototravel/CorbisVisitors to Barcelona’s Oceanarium can view manta rays and sharks from a 262-foot-long (80-meter) underground passage.
Photograph by Massimo Borchi/Atlantide Phototravel/CorbisThe Museu Marítim is housed in the Drassanes Reials, the former royal shipyards.
View From Parc Güell
Photograph by Krista RossowFrom a ledge in Parc Güell, designed by Antoni Gaudí, visitors get panoramic views of Barcelona.