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Gaudi Trail, Barcelona: Casa Batllo
Gaudi's Casa Batll�, , Barcelona

Gaudi's Casa Batll�, Passeig de Gracia, Barcelona

Image: Damian Corrigan
Casa Batllo, at Passeig de Gracia 43, is the centerpiece of the 'Apple of Discord' block ('manzana' is Spanish for both 'block' and 'apple'), sharing foundations with work by two more Modernista architects, Domenech i Montaner and Puig i Cadafalch.

Casa Batllo features in our list of Barcelona's Most Controversial Buildings.

Renovated by Gaudi in the first decade of the twentieth century, this is something that Gaudi actually finished! Not only did he add his colourful Modernista touch to the facade, he also did the interior too.

Entrance to Casa Batllo is a staggering 20€, though it includes an audio tour. You can pre-book your entrance and skip the line on the day here: Casa Batllo Skip-the-Line Entry and Audio Guide.

(There are a better angles from which to take photos of this building, but at least this way you'll recognise it as you walk past!)

Gaudi Trail in Barcelona

  1. Placa Reial (Plaza Real)
  2. Casa Batllo
  3. La Pedrera (Casa Milo)
  4. La Sagrada Familia
  5. La Sagrada Familia - Up Close
  6. Parc Guell

Walking Tour of Modernist Barcelona

This walking tour of Barcelona takes you to the major modernist architecture in Barcelona, from the works of Gaudi to the likes of Domenach i Mutaner and Puig i Cadafalch.
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