Templo Expiatorio of the Sagrada Família is the unfinished and most expensive project by Antoni Gaudí, the ... More
Museu del Temple Expiatori de La Sagrada Familia
Templo Expiatorio of the Sagrada Família is the unfinished and most expensive project by Antoni Gaudí, the great architect. This unique exhibit includes plans, drawings, photographs and models related to the construction of the temple, and pieces made from wrought iron, bronze and wood as well. Visitors can also see how the temple was devised and its origins. The museum is located in the crypt of the basilica and you enter from the side of the Passió façade (Carrer Sardenya). There is also a lift that takes visitors to one of the towers, from which there is an excellent view over this unfinished though magnificent construction.
Got out of the cab in front of Sagrada and my breath was nearly taken away. I was fairly ignorant of Barcelona when I arrived and I had no idea this existed. Refreshing architecture that feels different than anywhere else I've been in Europe.
The absolute must see attraction in the city of Barcelona. The greatest monument of the architectural genre known as Modernisme, despite the fact that its timetable for completion isn't due for another 50 years (even though construction began in the 1890s). Widely considered to be Antonio Gaudi's premiere work.
Gaudí began this utterly surreal temple in 1882 and it is still under construction. Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família
(Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family) was originally intended to be a modest, NeoGothic church, but it has become ...