Sagrada Familia: Door Detail Barcelona

Barcelona has some Very Big Doors

Barcelona does indeed have some very big doors….. ……..but none so grand, in my opinion, as this one at Sagrada Familia Cathedral. And what about that handle (if that’s what it is) at the top left corner? Even when I pulled myself up to my full five feet five and Read more…

Towers and a Crane Sagrada Familia Gaudi Barcelona

The Construction of Sagrada Familia

The Construction of Sagrada Familia Cathedral (or more correctly “Basilica”) in Barcelona has been going on for a very long time; since 1882 in fact. When the first architect, Francisco de Paula del Villar, resigned a year later in 1883, the project was taken over by Antoni Gaudi who totally changed Read more…

Stained Glass window Sagrada Familia Barcelona Gaudi

Sagrada Familia: Colours of Light

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is to post images showing Big and Small. I’ve seldom felt as small as when I visited Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia. It is the biggest building I’ve ever been inside and what an experience it was. I was in Wonderland, The Hall of the Mountain Read more…

Confessional 1 Barcelona Cathedral

Behind Closed Doors

The Closed Doors of the Confessionals in Barcelona’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia. This Gothic cathedral was constructed between the 13th and 15th centuries, with most of the work done in the 14th century.     The cathedral is dedicated to Eulalia of Barcelona, co-patron saint of Read more…

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