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Casa Vicens

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Casa Vicens ( Gaudi's first house) Direct Entry
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Casa Vicens ( Gaudi's first house) Direct Entry
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Casa Vicens is the first masterpiece of Antoni Gaudi and sowed the seeds of later works. Built between 1883 and 1885 as a summer house for the Vicens family, here he showcased his unparalleled talent. Declared Unesco World Heritage in 2005.
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Carrer de les Carolines, 20-26, 08012 Barcelona, Spain
+34 935 47 59 80
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were surprised by the history of the house, the first Gaudi's work. We admired the original architectural solutions for the distributors, the balconies and the way the building captures the light from outside. Also the use of cheap materials to give an appearance of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jordicans7
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you haven't been to Barcelona recently (since Spring of 2017), you haven't been able to enter this Gaudi masterpiece, as that is when it opened to the public following extensive renovation. Many interesting features, plus a special exhibit of other architects (when we were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rs7517
Reviewed 6 days ago

Arrived at 10am when it opened to explore the spaces whilst quiet. We did not follow a tour but wandered around at our own pace. The video was worth listening to about Gaudi and his design inspiration. It played in Spanish, Catalan and English on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank juliethetraveller123
Reviewed 6 days ago

This renovation is very well done and gives us insight into Gaudi's first big project. It's a beautiful building and the exhibits including how the restoration was done and other architects of his time were great. There is a nice courtyard and the interior is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank YolandaC214
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a Gaudy building that usually skipped by almost all guided tours. So it is not crowded. We took the bus from Park Guell and down to the Casa Vicens, which is wonderfully restored "tile" house. We had to ask locals for direction, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HeaveNEarth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well first of all I am a big fan of Gaudi so I was unlikely to be disappointed but the whole family really enjoyed the visit. It is the quietest Gaudi house we have been to, possibly because it is only recently reopened. In addition...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jon A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gaudí’s first house in Barcelona is a relatively recent addition to the Barcelona tourist and cultural circuit, and as such everything is new, fresh and bright. Tickets can be obtained at the entrance desk, but also online (with a 25% reduction when we booked). Tours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Keith M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In this not very big house you can already find the keys of Gaudi’s future works: the nature made stone, organic shapes, open spaces. It is really worth to move to Gràcia quarter to discover this small piece of architectural art. The whole guided visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 138albertp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked our tickets to Casa Vicens for a visit (while we were on Port in Barcelona). We arrived shortly before the chosen entry time. This was Gaudi’s first house (that he designed)! The place looked amazing! One can explore this place without too much crowds...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MichaelVenz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really visitable house (Gaudí‘s First Building)!!! UNESCO world heritage & in the top 100 Ranking of the Times Magazin

Date of experience: November 2018
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11 March 2018|
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Response from ayAroundTheWorld | Reviewed this property |
They are different. I have visited Casa Battlo and a number of Gaudi's other works in the past (and the works of other Catalan modernista masters like Puig i Cadafalch, Domenech i Montaner). Many of their works are... More
4 March 2018|
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Response from alison4y | Reviewed this property |
In the end I booked ahead a couple of days before hand as there was a 20% discount. We turned up early and they let us in without any problems. It was very quiet. I think in March, if you keep an eye on advance bookings... More