Top Gaudi’s Masterpieces in Barcelona That are UNESCO World Heritage
THE 7 TOP GAUDI SITES IN BARCELONA
Antoni Gaudí is the architect who changed the landscape of Barcelona forever, and his top 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 to this city.
But very often, our guests ask us which are the works of Antoni Gaudi that they shouldn’t miss. Maybe the send us a list that somebody has recommended them, but they aren’t quite sure of where to start with. This is why we decided to help you out and share with you our top list of Gaudi’s works that any visitor should make.
These are the Antoni Gaudi masterpieces you can't miss:
Sagrada Familia church
This is not just the most important work fo Antoni Gaudi, but it is also the ONE site you need to see in Barcelona if you can only see one place. While the works are still in progress, the Nativity Façade and the Crypt are already declared UNESCO World Heritage.
Casa Milà / Pedrera
Ms. Milà, the wife of the owner, never overcome her shame and hatred of the building… She would never have believed that decades later her property would become one of the top Gaudi attractions in Barcelona.
where you can also enjoy the magnificent decoration and fixtures of the end of the 1800’s.
- Status: Owned by the Diputació de Barcelona provincial government. PAID ADMISSION.
- Address: C/ Nou de la Rambla, 3-5
- More information about the site.
The original owners sold it to another family who added an extension that was respectfully planned by a pupil of Gaudi, so from the outside only minor details allow you to tell when the original house ends and where the later addition starts.
AND BONUS! Check out this video about the Gaudi masterpieces that are UNESCO World Heritage sites:
What Gaudi's masterpieces and attractions are you planning to visit?
Marta is the founder of ForeverBarcelona. She is a passionate tour guide that loves Barcelona and loves writing too. She is the main author of our Blog, and is committed to sharing her knowledge about Barcelona and her best tips with our readers.
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