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Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia
The Temple of Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia is a church in Barcelona, Spain that is considered one of the greatest architectural masterpieces of the city. The elaborate Roman Catholic church was designed by famed architect Antoni Gaudi, who passed away during its early stages of construction. Thus, though construction on the Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia began in 1882, it is not yet finished, with conservative estimations pegging its completion around 2026, making the church with its trademark spires and ornate façade one of the longest-running architectural projects in modern history. ... Read more »
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- Visit the museum on the ground floor of the Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia in Barcelona to see interesting exhibits about the construction process that has gone on for more than 100 years.
- Take the lift up the Nativity and Passion Facades of the magnificent Sagrada Familia to see spectacular views of the city of Barcelona below as well as the ornate designs of the towers and spires.
- Check out the nave and the fantastic details on the ceiling, which was designed to mirror trees and branches, as well as visit the crypt of Antoni Gaudi.
The city of Barcelona is easy to get around using the public transport system. There are two metro stations situated close to the Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia, both named Sagrada Família but on two different subway lines. One station services the L5 line, and the other is on the L2 line. The Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia is just a couple of city block from Avinguda Diagonal, one of the main arteries of the city, and a 20-minute stroll from the Barcelona-Clot-Arago and Barcelona-Passeig de Gracia railway stations.« Hide