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Review of Palau Guell

Palau Guell
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Tour of the Palau Güell and the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona
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Gaudi and Picasso Guided Private Tour of Barcelona
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Gaudi in a Day Guided Private Tour
Ranked #14 of 741 things to do in Barcelona
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This palace was the home of industrialist Eusebi Guell and was Antonio Gaudi's first major building in the city..
Reviewed 1 April 2012

This is one of Gaudi's early houses, but it is spectacular. It is artistic and functional at the same time. The price of admission is also better than others of his design so this should be high on your list.

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Reviewed 31 March 2012

Visited with my mother and we were astounded by the house and the exquisite decor, and the audio guides were really good too which i normally wouldnt bother with!

Only downside is amount of school tours as the children were very keen to get past us on very narrow steps and being very pushy!

Thank Katy G
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Reviewed 30 March 2012

It never stops surprising me how Gaudi could be so broad-minded, imaginative and creative to picture and to build all-in-one buildings or rather homes! This Palau is an excellent example of how Gaudi incorporated space, natural light and air with architecture, structures and use of different materials (wood, glass, iron etc)! And it's amazing how the design doesn't confront with the functionality of the home! From the practical basement through the charming living rooms to the ornamental and functional roof-top - the building is just a gem!
Audiotour is very helpful, informative and interesting. The Palau is just off La Rambla.

Thank Svetakoshka
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Reviewed 29 March 2012

Palau Guell was Gaudi's first major work and it's amazing, the detail level the richness takes about an hour to look at the house, but it is really worth it!

Thank Amir A
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

Terrace was closed as it was raining. Otherwise it was great. Audioguide very efficient I thought. Mr Guell was a very rich fellow!! All that gold leaf!!

Thank AliMair
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