👉Take this guided live streaming guided tour and explore Park Güell, the wonderful garden-city created by the genius of Catalan art nouveau, Antoni Gaudí, and one of the most delightful works from this artistic movement.
Park Güell, one of Gaudí’s masterpieces and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This garden-city project was commissioned by Eusebi Güell but never completed. It eventually became the property of Barcelona City Council. The result is a public park full of imagination and color where every detail expresses Antoni Gaudí’s desire to integrate architecture into the surrounding natural setting.
👉The tour of this vast uptown park, replete with details and close to Tibidabo, is perfect for Art and Architecture lovers.
No work by Gaudí better encapsulates the complete and perfect harmony of nature and architecture than Barcelona’s Park Güell.
Initially designed as an English-style garden-city, the name Park – eventually became Barcelona’s most unusual public park.
Gaudí’s characteristic vivid imagination is revealed in the different elements that amaze visitors worldwide that visit Barcelona. The gatehouses, originally designed as the caretaker’s house, are now home to the Park Güell Interpretation Centre.
With its famous dragon covered in colored broken-ceramic pieces, the flight of steps leads to the hypostyle hall, an impressive space comprising 86 columns that underpins the plaza above.
The curving bench around the perimeter of the plaza was designed by Jujol, one of Gaudí’s associates.
Stroll through the Greek Theatre, the Laundry Room Portico, and the Austria Gardens and blend into the landscape of this fascinating park lined with unusual paths and hidden corners full of details.
At Park Güell, you’ll discover the rich symbolism of Catalonia’s home-grown art nouveau movement, modernism, inside a wonderful example of urban planning which has been awarded Unesco World Heritage status.