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Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt

Claudi Guell, 6, 08690 Santa Coloma de Cervello, Spain
+34 936 30 58 07
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Gaudi’s most hidden treasure, the Gaudi Crypt which is located inside the Colonia Guell, a textile village packed with surprises just 20 minutes outside Barcelona. The Crypt is the church of twisted columns, the laboratory for the Sagrada Familia which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2005.
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Claudi Guell, 6, 08690 Santa Coloma de Cervello, Spain
+34 936 30 58 07
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Reviewed 2 days ago

worth visiting, quiet and enjoy the surburb. feel the history right there! the church was wonderful even after visiting Sagrada Familia

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

But I hope the never try. We came on the way to Manserrat so factor that into my comments. The history of the colony was interesting but nit a reason you would visit. The crypt is. Not a crypt but a church, unfinished but rather...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small village, at the outskirts of Barcelona, was designed by Gaudi for the workers of Guell. He built the church, which is unfinished. If you want to visit the church, you are immediately halted by a very unfriendly guard asking for your entrance tickets....More

1  Thank christelpeeters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting portrayal of a working class community. The textile magnate really controlled every aspect of his workers lives. The Gaudi crypt was beautiful - so peaceful even if unfinished. Well worth the visit.

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1  Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the train from Place de Espanya, takes about 20 minutes and is then about a 5 minute walk to the visitor centre, follow the footprints, to pick up the audio tour wands. This is not just one attraction it is a whole village of...More

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1  Thank richjet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an experimental building for Gaudi and one that helped shape his plans for the Sagrada Familia. Absolute dynamite: you wonder how those sloping pillars manage to keep the roof up! I have visited Barcelona about 20 times but this year was the first...More

Thank typographer
Reviewed 10 September 2017

the information center is well informed and nicely build. I suggest to start with the second floor of the center. The colony, the life and the crypt are well explained. But be warned this is not your first destination in Barcelona.

Thank CityHopperJerusalem
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We only had 2 hours on an excursion from our Cruise Ship Navigator of the Seas, we so loved the Crypt and the Cathedral that we have planned a long weekend so that we may spend much more time just absorb the atmosphere it is...More

Thank pamlacey6
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

When you arrive to the town you see interesting architecture. I suggest you visit the second floor of the infirmation center in order to know what to expect from your visit Gaudi s crypt is only a small part of the colony Therefore someone who...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The crypt is fascinating, beeing there was like being under the see or in your mother's womb. Rfom the audioguide we got interesting information on the way of life of the time. There is no cowd which was good feeling and traveling there by metro...More

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Connie C
14 October 2017|
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Response from typographer | Reviewed this property |
You will need a Zone 2 card. It's just beyond the inner zone, about a 20 minute trip.
Robby G C
7 January 2016|
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You can go to the information centre to get a map. There is a fee if you want to visit the church designed by Gaudí. There is an audio-guide available at a charge. If you follow the route, listen to the audio guide and... More