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Barcelona sites from the book Origin by Dan Brown

THE BARCELONA OF DAN BROWN IN ORIGIN (WITH SPOILERS)

Dan Brown Origin locations: Barcelona sites, elements and landscapes Next Monday it’s the International Day of Books – St. Jordi, a huge celebration in Catalonia. So what better than discussing books today? And did you know Origin by Dan Brown takes place in Barcelona? Or should I say for the most part, as it also …

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Top churches Barcelona

BEST CHURCHES IN BARCELONA TO VISIT

A list of the most important Barcelona churches Churches are a very important part of the European history and architecture. Not only they were remarkable buildings and symbols of the religious power, but they were also a meeting place for the locals, where to celebrate life events. And since most local traditions have a Christian …

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Gaudi early works: Cripta Guell

LITTLE KNOWN GAUDI WORKS

Really? Gaudi hidden gems? Everyone knows the Gaudi masterpieces. Sagrada Familia church, Park Guell, Casa Mila (Pedrera) and Casa Batlló… But is that everything he did in town? Not at all! There are a few earlier works that he did before becoming famous, that aren’t as crowded as his top sites and they show you …

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Casa Batllo history and facts

CASA BATLLO FACTS AND CURIOSITIES

Interesting stuff about Casa Batllo Antoni Gaudi built three apartment buildings in Barcelona: Casa Calvet, Casa Batllo and Casa Mila (Pedrera). Casa Calvet was built during his youth, it’s not open to the public except for the restaurant in the street level, and it doesn’t look that much like a Gaudi site from the outside …

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Pedrera by Gaudi: what to see there

SHOULD YOU VISIT LA PEDRERA?

One of Antoni Gaudi’s Masterpieces: La Pedrera La Pedrera, also called Casa Mila is an impressive apartment building in Passeig de Gracia, one of the most emblematic buildings in Barcelona, built between 1906 and 1912. La Pedrera was the last Antoni Gaudí private project before entirely focusing on the Sagrada Familia church. An innovative building …

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Visit tips Sagrada Familia

WHAT TO SEE IN SAGRADA FAMILIA CHURCH

Sagrada Familia visit tips: don’t miss anything! If there is one MUST-SEE place in town, that’s definitely the Sagrada Familia church. Started in 1882 by the architect Francesc de Paula i Villar, Gaudi took over the project a year later and transformed it into his masterpiece, his passion and obsession. It won’t be finished until …

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Gaudi Masterpiece List

WHAT GAUDI’S MASTERPIECES DO YOU ABSOLUTELY NEED TO SEE?

Top Gaudi sites that you shouldn’t miss Antoni Gaudí is the architect who changed the landscape of Barcelona forever, and his works have been declared World Heritage by UNESCO. And despite the many other sites you can visit in Barcelona, one could say that having a Gaudi’s masterpieces tour is the main reason to come …

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