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Pictures Casa Mila - La Pedrera by Gaudi E-mail
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Pictures of Casa Mila, Barcelona
Casa mila is also called La Pedrera - Architecht Antoni Gaudi. Please note the facade of Casa Mila will be covered all 2014 for restoration. The interior and roof is still open to visitors.


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Casa Mila, also known as La Pedrera by Antoni Gaudi is one of Gaudi's best known buildings and one of the most famous attractions in Barcelona. In the summer you can enjoy La Pedrera roof terrace jazz concerts.

Casa Mila La Pedrera by Gaudi




"Casa Milà", commonly known as "la Pedrera", is a unique building in Barcelona. It was built between the years of 1906 and 1912 by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926)  It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1984 along with other Gaudi works.

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Today Casa Mila houses the main offices of the Fundació Caixa Catalunya, which is a a cultural foundation.  Visitors to the building can see the patios, the Espai Gaudi (attic and roof-terrace) and the Pedrera Apartment.

Casa Mila, La Pedrera by Gaudi in Barcelona



The house was commissioned by Pere Milà, who was married to a rich widow, Mrs. Roser Segimon. They wanted to live in a spectacular house on the most cosmopolitan avenue of the Barcelona of the time which was and still is, Passeig de Gràcia.

Casa Mila La Pedrera by Gaudi




They chose Gaudi to as the architect mostly because he had just built the next door Batlló House, which at the time was considered the hottest piece of modern architecture. Mr. Milà, however, wanted his house to be even better and more monumental.

Casa Mila, La Pedrera by Gaudi in Barcelona






Casa Mila La Pedrera by Gaudi




Casa Mila is now one of the most popular tourist attractions in Barcelona. See more must-see attractions in Barcelona

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Casa Mila, La Pedrera by Gaudi in Barcelona




Casa Mila, La Pedrera by Gaudi in Barcelona



Casa Mila La Pedrera by Gaudi




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La Pedrera at Christmas

La pedrera at Christmas



Other Gaudi buildings in Barcelona
Seven Gaudi structures and buildings in Barcelona are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites:

>  Park Güell

>  Palau Güell

>  Casa Vicens - not open to public

>  Sagrada Familia temple

>  Casa Batlló

>  Crypt at Colonia Güell 



Other works of Gaudi:
Casa Calvet.  Not open to the public but you can dine at Restaurante Casa Calvet on ground floor
Colegio Teresiano. Not open to public
Bellesguard building: Not open to public
Lamp posts on Plaza Reial  in the Barrio Gotico. 

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