August 13th, 2019
The Sagrada Familia is a large Roman Catholic church whose full name is Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família. This church is located at Barcelona Catalonia, Spain. It is the masterpiece of Gaudi and the greatest exponent of Catala modernist architecture. This is one of the best known and most visited attractions in Barcelona, Spain.
This church is designed by the famous architect Antoni Gaudi. The building of this church was started in 1882 and Gaudi started working on it in 1883, he took over this project and changed it with his idea on architecture and engineering.
This building was a slow-developing building whose construction was done by Gaudi until he is dead. At the time of his death, less than a quarter of the building was finished. This building needs a huge amount of private donation to complete its construction.
Although this building is not completed its construction yet. The construction of the building was done more than halfway after 2010 but the same problem still remains with it so, it is expected that the construction of this building would be completed until 2026 that is almost 100 years after Gaudi’s death.
The interior of the church is defined by the columns that stretch like tree branches towards the ceiling. There are also numerous towers, chapels, portals and other interior features that attract tourists towards it. When it was built Sagrada Familia was known as the world largest church building which has the tallest spire, which symbolizes Jesus Christ.
This place is best to visit in the early morning or late evening as the sun shines through the stained glass windows on the walls filling the church with an abundance of color. At this time also there is less crowd so you don’t have to wait longer to enter the church.
Ticket of this church is also available at both mediums offline and online. Tourists can purchase it online through its official site or through some agents. They made this facility available to avoid long queues and waiting time during peak period. tickets can also purchase offline at the church itself.
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