A most Gaudí celebration

The Catalan capital is studded with Antoni Gaudí's architectural gems and historic landmarks which will fascinate all visitors, writes John Burke.

18th March, 2012
A most Gaudí celebration
A view of Barcelona from Antoni Gaudí's Park Güell. Photo: Getty

The Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí died in his native Barcelona several days after being struck by a tram in 1926. Gaudí's legacy has been a huge boon for the Catalan city's cultural and tourism sector, but at the time of his death he lived in relative anonymity there.

It is almost impossible to avoid some reference to his life and career on a visit to Barcelona, and so do not be surprised to...

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