Park Guell is Barcelona’s dedicated Gaudi-park

theDaddy
theDaddy

IMG_3762
A magical park with amazing buildings, sculptures, and tile work designed by Gaudí.

Here you also find Gaudí’s old home, now made into a small museum, open to the public.

Park Güell was commissioned by Eusebi Güell who wanted to create this stylish park for Barcelona’s aristocracy

The park contains amazing stone structures, stunning tiling and fascinating buildings.

There is a walkway supported by twisting rock pillars that seem to be growing out of the ground like tree trunks. Although these are rather irregular in shape they do feel strangely natural too.

Gaudí was strongly influenced by natural shapes and used them in his work.

IMG_3757

 

 

 

 

 

At the top of Güell park is a terraced area where you get a wonderful view of the park and of Barcelona City. Here you will find multi-coloured tiled mosaic seats as shown in this picture. The vibranPark Güell also has a small house in the park which Gaudí lived in at one stage.

 

 

Share this article:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

– read more –

Related stories

Travelling Through Norway

Travelling in Norway will take you from the highest mountain to the deepest fiords, from the gentle southern coast to the land of the midnight

The Dudutki Open Air Museum

Dudutki is a museum complex of ancient crafts and technologies. It’s a fascinating journey into the world of the old life and professions, tasting original

Minsk – a brief introduction

Minsk – a brief introduction Belarus is nicknamed the “Last Dictatorship in Europe,” and it’s often described as a vestige of the Soviet Union, a

Minsk – a Beginners Guide

Minsk – a Beginners Guide Minsk City Gates The obvoius place to start a visit to Minsk is the Independence avenue or Praspiekt Niezaliežnasci, a

Keen on the Kew Gardens

Keen on Kew Gardens Getting to Kew Gardens from Central London is not a problem. There are bus stops and train stations close by.  

WordPress SEO