Located in the bustling city center and considered one of architect Antoni Gaudí’s signature works, Casa Batllo can perhaps best be described as a combination of Modernist and Art Nouveau architecture. Gaudí’s design goal seems to have been to avoid straight lines—completely. Much of the facade is decorated with mosaics made of broken ceramic tiles, ranging in shades from golden orange to greenish blue. The roof is arched and often described as resembling the back of a dragon or dinosaur, so it’s not surprising that most locals call the building "House of Bones." Originally built for a middle-class urban family, this is one of two Gaudí houses available for touring. Skip the lines by booking your tickets online. Plan to visit Casa Batllo during your Barcelona vacation using our convenient Barcelona trip itinerary planner.
Tours to Casa Batllo
Gaudi's Casa Batlló Admission Ticket with Smart Guide BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $28
Duration: 1 to 2 hours
Barcelona and Montserrat tour: skip-the-line at Park Güell & enjoy direct pickup BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $119
Duration: 8 hours
Casa Batllo Reviews
There are no words to express the magnificence of this fantastic work of art. It is a awe inspiring piece of architecture. You can not describe with words the absolute beauty and majestuosity of this ... more »
I loved this tour. You really got to see a glimpse in the mind of Gaudí. His thought process was so amazing and inspiring. He was really a genius. This apartment is beautiful and colorful. You get an ... more »
Was a bit hesitant because of the price (€22 for students) but as an architecture student, I felt I owed it to my education to go. It was definitely worth it! Beautiful building, the audio guide was informative and just all around a great curated experience. Highly recommended!
That case when the site from outside looks more impressive than inside. Have no idea why the entrance fee is so high. Good news for all of you - since summer 2019 all the renovation works are over and facade is visible and shining as never :)
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