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.

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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.

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Next here is Casa Batlló.

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

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

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

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

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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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