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5 Architectural Facts about Casa Batlló

Antoni Gaudí saw nature as his muse and used its patterns and shapes to create architectural masterpieces. Casa Batlló is one example that reflects his ingenious imagination, and it should top your list when visiting Barcelona.


In 1904, the Batlló family asked Gaudí to turn their building into an unrivaled showpiece and allowed him free rein to bring his whims of creativity to life. He clearly succeeded.


Gaudí's technqiue, with the use of stone, glass, color, and abstract shapes on Casa Batlló's undulating facade and in its interior, illustrates his brilliance of Catalan Modernism.

Noble Room

It's where the Batlló family lived, and it exudes sheer elegance. The mushroom-shaped alcove, with benches to sit by a fire, is an example of Gaudí's gifted mind at work.


The use of warm tones and wood creates a harmonious flow throughout. The building's shaft, lined with cool shades of exquisite, blue tiles, fills Casa Batlló with natural light.


Eccentric chimneys rise behind what appears to be the contour of a dragon's back, which crowns the roof. The sequence of colored tiles enhances the effect of a scaly surface.

Casa Batlló: Our Tips

Casa Batlló Tickets

Admission always includes a great audio guide. When you purchase a ticket online, you'll also receive a video guide, which allows you to see what some of the rooms would have virtually looked like when furnished. This feature costs extra at the ticket window. When booking online, you can also add on the "fast pass" to avoid a long wait in line.

Opening Hours

Casa Batlló is open 365 days a year, from 9:00AM - 9:00PM (last entry is at 8:00PM). Allow yourself 1 - 2 hours to appreciate this amazing building.

Casa Batlló Address

Located at Passeig de Gràcia 43 in Barcelona's Eixample district. Metro station: Passeig de Gràcia (Line 3)

Good to Know

  • When to visit
    Open everyday from 9:00AM to 9:00PM, last entry is at 8:00PM
  • What is the price?
    Adults 18+ are 21.50€, seniors 65+ and juniors 7-18 are 18.50€ and children are free!
  • Will I need a guide?
    Admission always includes an audio guide, but purchase your ticket online and you'll also get a video guide for free!
  • How to get there
    This attraction is within walking distance from most hotels in city center!
  • Additional tips
    • Children must be accompanied by a parent
    • Allow 1-2 hours to experience Casa Batlló

What People Are Saying About Casa Batlló

An enlightening tour by an entertaining guide

The Guide (Miguel) was very informative, charming, funny, and it was a pleasure to be shown around the city centre by him. I must admit, I didn't know that the metro was going to be used to get from A to B in some places, but even that was a pleasant surprise as I had not intended to use the underground when there. Miguel further kept the tour entertaining by showing photos from his file of Gaudi himself, and his works, and there was also a small quiz which I won the prize for of a lolly-pop... it will all become clear on your tour and I won't spoilt it be giving the answer to the question here.
Gaudí Free Walking Tour in Barcelona Reviewed by Peter, 10/25/2016

Beautiful building with lots too think about

I had not been inside a building like this before. It is beautiful inside and out.

Excelent tour, very informative and fun. Miguel was great!

Tour was very fun, interesting and informative. All Gaudi objects were fantastic.
Gaudí Free Walking Tour in Barcelona Reviewed by Rima, 10/19/2016

The guide was excellent. I'd definitely recommend this tour.

Loved the tour. Marc was an excellent and knowledgable guide. He really helped to enhance my experience of Gaudi and his work, his genius and his religious devotion. If you're looking for a walking tour, I'd definitely recommend this one.
Gaudí Free Walking Tour in Barcelona Reviewed by Kate, 10/15/2016

This was quite possibly the best thing that I did in Barcelona!

This was an incredible experience for my entire family. Our guide, Miguel, was charming, knowledgeable, and really gave us a unique perspective into the life and works of Gaudi. He was also very understanding and got us to the Sagrada Familia in time for our reservation there, we were only upset that we weren't able to hear that part of his tour!!! Again, I stress what a wonderful experience we had.
Gaudí Free Walking Tour in Barcelona Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer, 10/12/2016

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