I would simply book for whatever hour is most convenient for you as not a lot changes between noon and 2 pm. So I went to the cash register. Apart from Sagrada, Guell and Milá I would love to visit or at least see these places from the outside: 1. Several solutions are available to you: from the simple admission ticket to the skip the line ticket by way of the guided tour or ticket with audioguide. Sagrada Familia means the 'Holy Family' which is the theme of nativity facade. Visitors with disabilities and their companions should go to the Group Visitors Centre on Calle Marina. General admission tickets are just that — a way into the building to explore on your own.
It is important that you buy the so that you can avoid standing in the long line Also online tickets are a tad cheaper! The Gothic-style apse is surrounded by seven chapels and two side stairs to the left and right. The present design is based on reconstructed versions of the plans that were burned in a fire as well as on modern adaptations. Construction After Gaudí's death in 1926 construction slowed dramatically due to a lack of funds and the outbreak of the Civil War. Service through the tunnel was inaugurated on 8 January 2013. This queue goes on all the way around the building extending several hundred metres long. My 3 older teen daughters and I will be visiting Barcelona for the 1st time prior to a cruise on Aug 4th — 6th.
Gaudí intended for this façade to strike fear into the onlooker. It is dedicated to the glory of Jesus. At 90 minutes it is almost double the length of the standard Sagrada Familia tour. Sagrada Familia is incredibly accessible from the all over the city, mostly. Do you want to waste your time coming back twice? You can visit the crypt were Gaudí is buried as well as the transept and central nave with its giant, tree-like pillars and spectacular vaulting. I was reading about the pocket Wifi. Sometimes they do hold some private events and the Basilica, or the Towers access might be closed, but this does not happen often.
Entrance to either of the steeples requires a reservation and advance purchase of a ticket. Since 1940 the architects Francesc Quintana, , Lluís Bonet i Gari and Francesc Cardoner have carried on the work. The three entrances symbolize the three virtues: Faith, Hope and Love. I would say we would be settled in our apartment by around 4 pm. I want to make sure I got the info right, we pay 6. One of the three main façades and the oldest and only one Gaudi saw before his death is the Nativity Façade.
The clerks speed up, and each visitor would now get a ticket with a time of admission on it. Does Casa Milo have an elevator inside? People waiting at the cash register, people waiting in front of the entrance, people spending their waiting times looking at the facades. I will definitely use them — except for the Saturday vs Friday Sagrada — we have already booked Casa Milá for 9. April to September from 9am to 8pm. Is it a fixed amount or will the groups get bigger in the summer? Entrance to the museum e. The crossing rests on the four central columns of porphyry supporting a great hyperboloid surrounded by two rings of twelve hyperboloids currently under construction. After that you will receive an email with a link, to choose your visiting hours for Sagrada Familia and Park Güell.
In this way he was able to simulate the pressure gradients in the columns. We are a large family of 9 adults and 4 children ages 3,6,7,8. Antoni Gaudi: La Parola nella pietra. However, you can come down by elevator only in the Passion tower. A further 50,000 people followed the consecration from outside the basilica, where more than 100 bishops and 300 priests were on hand to offer. In the same way that the façades carry a rich symbology, the layout of the church is also full of symbols.
As an indication of the spiral staircase you see two big stone snails crawling down the wall on the outer walls of the apse. Is it possible that we get picked up at the port to return to airport as we are taking a cruise. Archived from on 25 September 2010. To see what the finished product will look like check out this. My boyfriend and I will be arriving May 15 mid afternoon and will be staying till morning of May 20th. At the last minute, I decided to take the plunge and go for the towers. From that moment on, Gaudí devoted most of his life to the construction of the church.
I chose to pay cash, and got my ticket for 5 p. Eight spires have been built as of 2010 , corresponding to four apostles at the Nativity façade and four apostles at the Passion façade. The pillars of the canopy are reminiscent of bones. Barcelona-born Jordi Fauli took over as chief architect in 2012. The construction began in 1954, and the steeples, built over the elliptical plan, were finished in 1976.
Those with tickets enter on Carrer de la Marina the Nativity Facade. You are benefactors without knowing it : the construction of the Sagrada Familia, which is due to end in 2026, is financed by its visitors as Gaudi wanted. In order to help you out, I have noted all the common mistakes that people do while visiting Sagrada Familia so that when you go, you will not repeat those mistakes. The three stems are dedicated to the main dogmas of Catholicism and the origin of childhood and youth of Jesus. Due to crowds you can only climb one of the towers more info in the. Technically yes, though it is very likely you will be waiting in a long line and given a time slot many hours in the future.