Fanals, Barcelona

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  • Fanals are the amazing lamps dotted around Placa Reial, designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi in 1879 ,they look amazing and without a shadow of a doubt add to the allure of visiting the wond...  more »
  • Unusual lamps with six chandeliers and winged helmet of mercury, symbolizing commerce in Barcelona, and two unusual blue snakes around the helmet, symbolizing whether snake-tempter whether Green Snake, the patron of drinkers merchants-thesis the work of the great Antoni Gaudí year 1879 and the first contract from the municipality. The cost of the project Gaudí was 2300 pesetas, but the State cut that amount several times and paid her with a huge delayed. Gaudí knew his stuff, his lights were made of corrosion-resistant materials and placed on a marble base, stand still. shortly after ordering lanterns by Gaudi-meets-industrial magnate and noble Earl Jeusebi Guell, which immediately like an eccentric architect and began the path to success, and all for lights on the square with two snakes
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