Casa Vicens - Vicens House Featured Popular

Address
Carrer de les Carolines 20, 08012, Barcelona
Nearest Metro
Fontana L3
City District
Gracia: Gracia
Telephone
+34 935475980
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Casa Vicens - Vicens House
Casa Vicens Barcelona. Antoni Gaudí's first commission to build a house. Buy Tickets. Casa Vicens opened to the public for the first time ever in 2017. Casa Vincens is on Carrer de les Carolines, 20 in the Gracia area of Barcelona. Casa Vicens was originally created by Gaudi as a summer villa built between 1883 and 1885 for the Vicens family,. At that time is was on the outskirts of Barcelona city at the top of the village called Gracia. Gracia was outside Barcelona city.

Since the Casa Vicens was built the city has caught up with Gracia and now the village of Gracia is completely engulfed by the city with nothing remaining of the large garden and surrounding countryside that existed when the house Casa Vicens was built. 

Opening times Casa Vicens
Open dail: Monday to Sunday, 10 am - 8 pm, last visit at 7 pm. 
Closed: 25 December, 1 and 6 January.

La Casa Vicens was the first major commission for the young Antoni Gaudí built for tile manufacturer Manuel Vicens i Montaner. It consisted of a summer house decorated on the outside with fabulous tiles and had a large garden with a waterfall and lake.

Gaudi used earth bricks, multicoloured Arabian elements, ceramic coatings, plaster applications, decorative paintings and works made of wood and wrought iron in the construction of the house.