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Map of the Park Güell, designed by Gaudi around 1903
Antonio Gaudi - Park Güell



I Historic of the work

Owner of a fifteen hectare ground on a hill of Barcelona, Eusebi Güell, sponsor and main financier of Gaudi, wishes that the architect r...
View from the surrounding wall of the park
The medaillions remind a cigar's ring. Güell had a cigar factory in the Philippins and in Cuba. The 4 red bands represent the 4 bars of the Catalonya "ecusson". ...
Entrance lodges
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Detail in trancadis from one of the lodge
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Triple towered roof, covered with a mushroom from the entrance lodge
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Detail of a craned roof covering in ceramics
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General view of the entrance houses of the park
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Güell Park in spring times
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Windows of the entrance lodge
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Windows of the entrance lodge
Beautiful iron labor....
The elephant
Cave used as a shelter, named " the elephant " by the habitants of the suburds
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Central pillar of the cave
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Another view of the cave
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Rock
Probably found by Gaudi and placed into the wall of the cave, reminding the Catalunya "ecusson"....
View of the main stairs and the "colonnade"
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Same picture today
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Pictural deta ils in trancadis, of the stair's wall at the entrance
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Multicolored salamander, fountain
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This bench was designed in order to be on the sun during winter and on the shade in the summer
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Colonnes
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Different views of the hipostyle room
Composed by 86 dorical columns holding the ground place where the longest polycromic bench of the world takes place. ...
Ceiling from the colonnade
These ceilings are composed by mosaic decoration representing the sun and the moon and their different aspects according to the seasons. ...

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General view of the grand place of the Park Güell
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Different aspects of the sinusoidal bench, as Gaudi had originally conceived it
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Series of photos of the bench as of today, after its renovation in the 90's
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Count Güell mansion in the park.

The old Montaner house has been renewed by Gaudi.
The Güell Count and his Familly moved in. The house became an important place to be in the city. The Count died in the house on july 8, 1918. It ...
Wrougth iron at the chapel entrance
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Wrougth iron doors
Extraordinary wrougth iron work on these doors designed by Gaudi, separating differents parts of the park. Realised by the Badia brothers....
General view of the viaducs crossing the park
Various aspects of Gaudi's work on those viaducs : Pile of rocks, primitives sculptures, inclined columns, marvellous " jardiniere " shoped as a petrified three trunk, in the alleys of the park. ...

Under the aqueducts...
inclined columns
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Gaudi's house
CasaMuseo Gaudi

The house-museum, conceived by l' architect Francesc I Mestres Berenguer, built by l' contractor Josep Casanovas I Pardo and signed by Gaudí itself, was built between 1903 and 1905....
Calvaire
Calvaire created by Gaudi reminding the Talayots of Minorca ( prehitoric grave)...

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