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El Capricho de Gaudi

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Original and full of magic

If you are around the area, El Capricho justly deserves a visit. There are guided tours which are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andalucia, Spain
El Capricio ,a playful house

I discovered this playful house of Gaudi far away the noise of the small city ,having no idea... read more

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The Caprice is a palace designed by the amazing architect Antoni Gaudí i Cornet and is considered to be one of the jewels of European Modernism. While exploring the interior, exterior and the gardens, you will discover a work of great colour...more
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Barrio Sobrellano S/N, 39520, Comillas, Spain
+34 942 72 03 65
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are around the area, El Capricho justly deserves a visit. There are guided tours which are really great, as the guide is a young gentleman who knows a lot about the place. As you probably know, this is one of the famous works...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I discovered this playful house of Gaudi far away the noise of the small city ,having no idea about his first works of importance ,outside Catalonia . At the end of the 19 th century Maximo Diaz de Quijano ,a young lawyer returned from Cuba...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't expect to see a house in such a good condition with excellent ideas and craftship. It worth to visit even you have seen all the other buildings designed by Gaudi. As usual, the details of everything, railing, windows, patterns are amazing and touching....More

Thank Lu Z
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Gaudi designed and built this house for his friend who was around his age at the time perhaps pre 30 years old. This is only one of two buildings designed by Gaudi that are outside of Barcelona where Gaudi was born and raised. It is...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2018

If you like the architecture of Gaudi then this is a must see and even if you do not know much about Gaudi then this is a good introduction. The detail on the exterior and interior is fantastic and while this is quite a small...More

Thank BandKath
Reviewed 21 October 2018

I'm always loathe to give five stars but this house deserves high marks for its sheer beauty and functionality. Antoni Gaudi, genius architect, designed this house with his favourite flower, the Sunflower, as the focal point. Every room has a differently designed ceiling and each...More

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Even though we were present to see this home during the height of Spanish tourist season, the tour guide was efficient and we learned a great deal while inside. Fabulous for architecture lovers! Do not miss a visit here!

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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Really beautiful Gaudi home with sunflower and leaves tiles. 5€ entry. Included 12 minute video of the home and design history in Spanish (subtitled in English). Home floor plan is a bit confusing, and you can roam around at your own pace. Glad to have...More

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Our visit to El Capricho was wonderful! Our kids just loved the place, to run around its gardens, discovering places. There is also, in the basement of the house, a place where kids can draw, paint and leave the painting there hanging in a wall....More

Thank Luciana R
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Breathtaking Gaudí’s creation located in the town of Comillas in the province of Cantabria. Not many tourists know Gaudí built this gem in northern Spain as Gaudí’s most known creations are primary located in Barcelona, however do not pass by this beautiful out of a...More

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Perla V
22 June 2018|
Response from ElCaprichodeGaudi | Property representative |
Hola Perla, justo hemos respondido a tu correo electrónico con la respuesta pero te contestamos por aquí por si alguna otra persona tiene la misma duda. La entrada se compra directamente en taquilla, no es posible reserva... More
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20 April 2017|
Response from ElCaprichodeGaudi | Property representative |
Hi there Jackie. Thanks for contacting us. As far as we know there were no music boxes in the rooms of El Capricho de Gaudí. But let us tell you that the whole building has a mysterious and extremely interesting musical... More
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