Barcelona: Gaudi Magic at Sagrada Familia Basilica


Nature versus Gaudi


Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain



Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família = Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family

Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, construction of had commenced in 1882, Gaudí became involved in 1883, taking over the project and transforming the project with his architectural and engineering style—combining Gothic and curvilinear, Art Nouveau forms with ambitious structural columns and arches.

Construction passed the mid-point in 2010 with some of the project’s greatest challenges remaining and an anticipated completion date of 2026—the centennial of Gaudí’s death. Travel Planning: Ms Alefiyah, Zest Tours