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Casa Mila

Casa Milà, popularly known as La Pedrera or ``The stone quarry``, a reference to its unconventional rough-hewn appearance, is a modernist building in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was the last private residence designed by architect Antoni Gaudí and was built between 1906 and 1912.
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4 architectural facts about the Casa Milà

Intended for the well off finance manager Pere Milà, Antoni Gaudí’s innovator peculiarity in the focal point of Barcelona has gotten one of the city’s most renowned structures. Rich with phantasmagorical highlights to investigate, here are five intriguing goodies to begin your visit!

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Its nickname means “The Quarry”
Casa Milà’s moniker – La Pedrera – emerged from its closeness to a solitary limestone cliff. A dubious structure in now is the right time, the term wasn’t constantly utilized so lovingly!

It was intended to be religiously symbolic

It was intended to be religiously symbolic
The plan was vigorously roused by Gaudí’s Catholic confidence. He nearly strolled off the undertaking when an arranged sculpture of the Virgin Mary was obstructed by neighborhood construction laws!

Visitors can see the Sagrada Família from the roof

Visitors can see the Sagrada Família from the roof
The housetop porch offers awesome perspectives over Barcelona and Gaudí’s acclaimed up ’til now incomplete Sagrada Familia. In summer, an outside bar gives drinks and unrecorded music as well!

Even the air-conditioning is worth seeing!

Even the air-conditioning is worth seeing!
The rooftop patio offers bounty more to control your interest than the perspectives alone. The Medieval knights among its strange figures keep cool air coursing through the structure.

Insider tips

When to visit?

Casa Milà’s initial occasions are 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM every day from March first to November third, and 9:00AM to 6.30 PM the remainder of the year (shut December 25th and January thirteenth to nineteenth). La Predrera is additionally worth seeing around evening time, however. The housetop bar is open until late all through the mid-year months, and there are additionally infrequent evening time visits and shows worth looking out for.

Booking tickets

Book tickets ahead of time to beat the lines, particularly during the top season. Standard tickets cost upwards of €20 (sound guide included), with some exceptional presentations costing more. Note that concessions are unimaginably liberal so present to whatever may qualify you! Kids under six can go for nothing.

How to get there?

Casa Milà can be gotten to by transports 7,16,17, 22, 24, and V17, or by taking the Metro lines 3 or 5 to the station Diagonal.

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When should I visit?

March 1st to November 3rd, 9:00AM to 8:00PM, 9:00AM to 6:30PM the rest of the year.

How to get there

Take the 7, 16, 17, 22, 24 or V17 bus or Metro line 3 or 5 to the Diagonal station.

Is it expensive?

Ticket prices start at €20, audio guide included.

Will I need a guide?

La Pedrera offers bunch visits in a few dialects, or look at our smash hit visits.

What people are saying about Casa Mila

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ You will see a LOT of Gaudi Architecture
We saw Sagrada Familia from an external perspective on our first visit to Barcelona, so we wan to go within this stupendous church just as different acclaimed Gaudi structures and this visit didn’t baffle. Our guide for the Sagrada Familia visit was knowledgeable in its set of experiences and talked plainly and kept our genuinely enormous gathering together and on time (not a simple assignment). Our second guide for the visit through Park Guill and other Gaudi Buildings was additionally was very knowledgeable in the subject and talked fantastic English, but since that aspect of the visit was given in both English and Spanish, it was somewhat all the more befuddling on occasion to comprehend. In the wake of visiting Park Guill, the last aspect of the visit includes strolling outwardly of two of Gaudi’s midtown structures. While that is fascinating in the event that you don’t take the additional visit through within at any rate one of the structures (we did), the time and energy spent to see the outside may not merit the exertion. Be prompted, there is a LOT of strolling on this visit!

Sagrada Familia & Gaudi Guided Tour reviewed by Lawrence

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Perfect service from! System warnings before activity, mobility
I was actually quite pleasant shocked by how it functions. I particularly valued the admonition of the framework about the comming movement and the chance of downloading the voucher to the cell phone. Wonderful review, maps, contacts. All data in a single tick! I unequivocally prescribe to every single dynamic explorer.

Casa Milà-La Pedrera: Skip The Line Ticket & Audio Guide reviewed by Lucie

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The best one day tour of Barcelona anyone can without rushing.
HAd a great guided visit through Barcelona and whether it was simply by the transport, strolling or really being in each spot of this balanced visit, the subtleties were marvelous and the shrouded diamonds like Eg. the Lift at the Columbus section, the Barcelona kiss and so forth that were shared truly were valid (I solicited different companions abt some from these and they didn’t have the foggiest idea!). The avoid the line worked precisely like it should and sufficient time gave. The little transport was great and the administration was magnificent. Miguel, our local area expert is the best, clever and needs to spread all the information he has. I later took a visit through my own over all the spots that we needed to see just by the transport, yet again Miguel’s direction made a difference. In general you don’t feel tired toward its finish and get back with an incredible encounter.

Fast Track: Sagrada Familia & Barcelona Full-Day Tour reviewed by Pramodh

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Beautiful and breathtaking place to visit!
The format was extraordinary and inconceivably intriguing. One note is that there were such a large number of individuals visiting that day. Add to that the boisterous school bunches it was hard for each of the 5 of us. Generally, the gathering of 5 utilizing a 5-star rating gave Casa Mila a 4.2 I would prescribe this area to anybody visiting Barcelona.

Casa Milà-La Pedrera: Skip The Line Ticket & Audio Guide reviewed by Dan

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