On the heights of the city, Barcelona's Park Güell, one of Antoni Gaudi's most famous masterpieces, was born from the idea of building an area for Barcelona's high society.Not completed due to the budget, Count Eusebi Güell's project has become one of the most visited parks in Barcelona.
From the famous undulating bench to the lovers' viaduct, from the Slamandre fountain to the 100 columns room, without forgetting the washerwoman's portico, the Parc Guell offers great moments of relaxation with an impressive panoramic view over the whole of Barcelona.
Parc Guell, a Barcelona garden full of alleys, columns and magnificent mosaics, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994.
Covered by multicoloured trencadis (a kind of mosaic made from ceramic fragments), the main element of these places that welcomes you to the park, the very famous salamander (or Dragon) of Guell Park is an undeniable photo souvenir of the park.
Once inside the monumental area of the Guell Park, you can contemplate this fountain located in the middle of a magnificent staircase.
Highly appreciated as a meeting place, the Guell Park undulating bench, the largest undulating bench in the world covered with broken and mismatched pieces of coloured earthenware or glass (Trencadis), twists its 110 metres along the central square of the park (Plaza de la Naturaleza) to highlight the thousand and one colours of its impressive mosaics and offers perfect ergonomics for enjoying the exceptional views of Barcelona.
To reach the top area of the Park Guell, metro line 3 station Vallcarca..
Climb up the streets by escalator to reach Guell Park at the "3 crosses" and enjoy impressive views of Barcelona.
To access the monumental zone of Parc Guell ; metro line 3 Lesseps station. Take "Santuari de Sant Josep de la Muntanya" Avenue, where escalators will take you straight to the entrance to Guell Park.
Among the buses that lead to Parc Guell, line 24 passes through Passeig de Gracia from Plaça Catalunya and drops you off at the foot of Parc Guell. Line 92, which crosses a large part of Barcelona, passes in front of the Sagrada Familia and drops you off in front of Parc Guell.
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