A Gaudi morning in Barcelona

The following morning we awoke to a glorious sunny blue sky. After a quick breakfast at a bakery cafe on Via Leitana we headed for the metro. Off to L’Eixample we went. Making our way back up to street level we saw a row of bookstalls.


However our focus this morning was to see some buildings that Gaudi was responsible for. The first was one of a group of three in the Modernisme style; Gaudi’s being in the middle of two by other Architects. It was called Casa Batlló.  The one next to it, Casa Amatiler, was quite interesting too. I have shown it here first.


Next here is Casa Batlló.


We loved the amazing balconies, similar material but different designs on the Gaudi building.


The cross at the top is for St George and the roof is the scaly dragon. Quite amazing.



On closer inspection we could see someone in one of the balconies.


On a nearby corner we also saw La Pedrera, another building with a clear Gaudi stamp on the exterior design.



As the day was warming up we decided to look at some more Gaudi another day and decided to head for the beach/harbour area at Barceloneta.


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