You will not find any park like this one in the world! This architectural marvel, created in the middle of nature by Antoni Gaudí, was commissioned by Count Güell, who wanted him to design an elegant estate with family homes. Today it is a public park and it belongs to the city's heritage. It has been declared UNESCO's World heritage site and is just another marvel that awaits you on your visit to Barcelona.
When you go to Park Güell, you should enter by the big staircase dominated by the dragon decorated with mosaic of ceramic tiles, the Catalan style known as "trencadís". This dragon is one of the most characteristic images of Barcelona. Originally written Park Güell (using the English spelling), the park is arranged around a large central square bordered by a snaking, "trencadís"-covered bench. Below the square, the roof is supported by 86 Doric columns, like trees, with paths between them, and viaducts on sloping columns: Gaudí's wor, like no other, unites nature and architecture.
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Meeting point: At 10h. am. This tour starts from the Souvenirs Shop located in Olot str.nº 12, in front of the main entrance of the Park Güell. Please be there at least 15 minutes before the tour begins.
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Accessibility: Park Güell is accessible for wheelchair users, people with reduced mobility, visually and hearing impaired. The ramps that connect the different levels are difficult to use. Main entrance to the site, no change in level. Accessible toilet facilities in the building's common areas.