Meet your guide in a central Barcelona location and start this amazing walking tour where you will know one of the Antoni Gaudis treasures. The famous architect Antoni Gaud, one of the greatest innovators of his time worked and lived Barcelona has left behind numerous treasures for the discerning tourist to discover in Barcelona.
The Sagrada Familia is one of the most visited buildings in the world. Youwill visit the astonishing interior of this church, where vaults reach seventy meters. Antoni Gaud designed a Latin cross plan with five aisles, extremely rich in ornamentation and symbolism. Also visit the Sagrada Familia museum, where you will see drawings, plaster models and pictures about the history and development of this basilica from its early beginnings to the present day.
At the end of the tour in Sagrada Familia, the guide will take you to Avenida Gaud, which runs diagonally, breaking the grid of the Eixample district to join two of the city's main modernist monuments, the atoning Temple of the Sagrada Familia and the enclosure Modernist of Santa Cruz and Sant Pau. During the walk along this route the architectural elements of the avenue will be highlighted.
On a visit to the Art Nouveau Site, youll be able to appreciate the foremost work of Llus Domnech i Montaner, one of the most important architects of Modernism, the Catalan Art Nouveau, and the product of one of the most outstanding rehabilitation processes of recent years.
The exhibition space in the Sant Salvador Pavilion takes you on a journey through the history of medicine in Barcelona and one of Europes oldest healthcare institutions: from the first unified hospital in the citys Raval district in 1401, La Santa Creu, to the 21st century. Display cases with medical materials and architectural elements, information panels, models and screens present part of the institutions heritage collection.The upper floor of the building concentrates particularly on the figure and work of Llus Domnech i Montaner, exploring the three main aspects of this genius of Modernism: the scholar, the architect and the ideologue.
Sant Salvador Pavilion marks the start of a recommended route around the outdoor spaces of the Art Nouveau Site that reproduce the garden city model designed in the early 20th century. As you stroll, admire the buildings lovely exteriors. Domes, roofs, faades, sculptures and stained-glass windows are the most outstanding elements.
You can also enter the Sant Rafael Pavilion and see its interior exactly as it was designed at the start of the 20th century. Moreover, you can take the underground tunnels communicating the various buildings and visit the most representative heritage spaces of the Administration Pavilion.