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Casa Botines

Plaza de San Marcelo 5, 24002 Leon, Spain
+34 987 35 32 47
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Wonderful Gaudi building

The building is the star! The exhibition wasn't up to much but it has only opened this year as a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brian R
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Dulverton, United Kingdom
Guadi impresses again

Very attractive castle-inspired building housing a Gaudi museum. Unless one wants to visit the... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
jaimeelsabio
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Maryland
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Plaza de San Marcelo 5, 24002 Leon, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is the star! The exhibition wasn't up to much but it has only opened this year as a museum, perhaps the exhibitions will improve, I hope so.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Very attractive castle-inspired building housing a Gaudi museum. Unless one wants to visit the museum, it's worth about a 5 minutes stop to take a photo.

Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Be sure to book ! Nice food, wonderful staff, great ambience. Great place for lunch or dinner. I would go back any time. Well worth it.

Thank chris l
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Well you won't get to see much, you can visit the ground floor and learning a bit about Gaudi and the house. There was a few furnitures on exhibit but I guess you can see the details of the door, iron fence, window that really...More

Thank Abrlie
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A medieval edifice designed by Gaudi for his friend and boss Eusebi Güell, a kind of castle-irony, you do not find him on the Sagrada Familia. It was rented to a bank (Caixa Bank) for a fabulous sum of money and it may be free...More

1  Thank Hoinara
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Gaudi designed the building using symbols from other León architectural styles and motifs. Doesn't resemble his Barcelona work. I'm not sure you can tour the building as it's now a bank. It wasn't open on the several days we went by it. Nor was it...More

Thank Matt78901
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Whe we saw this building I asked "what style is this?" I stood and stared. When I found out it was Gaudi, I understood. It's modernist with gothic and, well, Gaudi! Lovely building to see from the Calle Ancha and side streets. Love those turrets...More

Thank BeastiePV
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This ornate building currently houses a bank. It has the appearance of being hundreds of years old, but actually it is just over 100 years since it was built. It is situated in the centre of the old town.

Thank Aussielins
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is an unexpected architecturally significant sight to see in Leon, the design is more modern and something you would expect in Barcelona. It is interested to see in Leon set amongst the classical style buildings. The location is really good so it doesn't take...More

Thank travelexplore28
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The building is just sitting on the edge of old town but the design of the building is classical with a Gaudi twist. The building is not open to the public which is a shame but understandable

Thank TacomaTraveler2013
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