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Parc Guell - Park Guell Featured Popular

Address
Carrer Olot, 7, 08024, Barcelona
Nearest Metro
L3 Vallcarca
City District
Gracia: Gracia
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Parc Guell  - Park Guell
Park Guell Barcelona. Book skip-the-line Park Guell tickets. Parc Guell is an wonderful park designed by famous Spanish Catalan architecht Antoni Gaudí Park Guell is on the Carmel hill in the upper part of the Gracia district of Barcelona. Tickets to the monument area of Park Guell cost €7 if you buy a ticket in advance, or €8 if you buy the ticket the Park Guell entrance. To ensure the preservation of the monument area of Park Guell there is a limit of 800 visitors per hour, so it's a very good idea to buy Park Guell tickets in advance.

You can buy Park Guell Tickets online up to three months before the visit. The maximum number of tickets that you can order online in on transaction is 9 tickets.


Park Guell history

This incredible fairy tale like park was originally a residential estate developement, which was constructed from 1900 to 1914 by Gaudi for Eusebi Güell, his wealth patron. The residential concept failed and later it become a public park.

Park Guell is one of the seven works designed by the world famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site under the collective name "Works of Antoni Gaudí."

The magic of Gaudi starts at the main entrance to the park where you are greeted by the multi coloured mosaic lizard on a fountain which has become an icon of Barcelona. Inside the park you can visit the house where Gaudi lived for many years, which is now the Gaudi house museum.

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How to get to Park Guell in Barcelona


By Metro

Line 3 Vallcarca Metro station is the nearest Metro station to Parc Guell. The route from the station to the park is well signposted, but it is quite a steep upwards walk. There are some outdoor escalators on some parts of the walk. Basically it's a fun walk if you are fit, but hard work especially in the hot summer sun for the elderly or visitors who have trouble walking.

Line 3 Lesseps Metro station is 1300 m from Park Guell which is a little further, but it is a more leisurely walk though still uphill - and well signposted.


By public bus

Bus 92 from Parc Guell north side entrance on Carretera de Carmel to Glories & Port Olimpic
Bus 24 from Parc Guell north entrance on Carretera de Carmel to Plaza Catalunya & Poble Sec


By hop-on-hop-off tourist bus

The hop on hop off tourist buses all have stops near Park Guell and stop at many other sights in Barcelona. But please note that the hop-on-hop-off buses stop on the street Travessera de Dalt so you still have to walk 900m slightly uphill to the Park Guell.


Park Guell Ticket Prices

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Please note that entrance to the Monumental Zone of Park Guell does not include access to the Gaudí House Museum where Gaudí lived for many years. The 2016 ticket price of the Gaudi museum is €5.50.
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Park Guell  park opening times:
The public part of the park is open from 10 in the morning until sundown.

The historical Gaudi monument part of the park is open as follows:

Autumn-Winter
from 25 October to 23 March:
from 08:30 h to 18:00 h

Spring-Summer
from 24 March to 19 October:
from 08:00 h to 21:30 h


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