The Expiatory Basilica of the Sagrada Familia is one of the most brilliant examples of Catalan modernism and the masterpiece of the brilliant architect Antoni Gaudí. The city's most visited monument can be recognized from afar by its towers rising up to the sky. Up close, its impressive facades impact the visitor. The basilica is still under construction and is not expected to be completed until 2026.
Barcelona has a long and abundant architectural history. Worldly recognised as the capital of modernism for the great quantity and quality of works it treasures and for the figure of Antoni Gaudí, it also stands out for the samples of contemporary architecture and for a prominant medieval past that has left its mark on the city. Below we invite you to discover the most emblematic buildings in Barcelona from all periods.
Do you like to travel at your own pace and plan your own itinerary? Barcelona has a a large and modern public transport network to reach all the city's places of interest quickly and comfortably. You can buy transport tickets that suit your needs: the Hola Barcelona Travel Card. This is how it works.