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Address: Claudi Guell, 6, 08690 Santa Coloma de Cervello, Spain
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+34 936 30 58 07
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Gaudi’s most hidden treasure, the Gaudi Crypt which is located inside the...

Gaudi’s most hidden treasure, the Gaudi Crypt which is located inside the Colonia Guell, a textile village packed with surprises just 20 minutes outside Barcelona. The Crypt is the church of twisted columns, the laboratory for the Sagrada Familia which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2005.

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Gaudi's Reinvented Gothic Experiment

While smaller than La Sagrada Familia, the Crypt at Colonia Güell is Gaudi at his most experimental, with each element individually designed. In the Crypt, Gaudi was able to... read more

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Fairport, New York
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Fairport, New York
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

While smaller than La Sagrada Familia, the Crypt at Colonia Güell is Gaudi at his most experimental, with each element individually designed. In the Crypt, Gaudi was able to stretch his structural engineering genius to its limits. Tasked by Eusebi Güell in 1898 to build a church for his planned community (Colònia Güell, founded in 1890). Gaudi was given no... More 

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Toulouse, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crypt is a precursor of the Sagrada Familia. It's very beautiful and nice to seat on benches designed by Gaudi. A lot less people than for the Sagrada. If you want to escape the crowd for a while don't hesitate. The village is very calm and has some very nice houses to see, as well as an abandonned castle.

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Ispra, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Cripta Gaudi Colonia Güell is a beautiful place away from the bustle of the city. It represents another aspect of Gaudi's work. The whole site gives further insight into the industrial past of Catalonia and Güell's work and vision, as well as his link with Gaudi.

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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Emblematic place unknown for the famous architect of the Sagrada Familia Temple... magical building outside the city

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Maussane-les-Alpilles, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience to see the Gaudi Crypt but very difficult to find. No signs at all from nearest station. Have to get out of metro station nearest to colonia Guell on ground floor and walk along road from round-about to Colonia Guell and find tourist office-signed from village.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were at Colonia Guell with our artschool-students. Having seen the Sagrada Familia and having been overwhelmed by it, we were as mesmerized by the smaller and much robuster sculptural vision Gaudi could put into the Colonia Crypt.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Slightly less well-known but amazing Gaudi church that was unfortunately never finished. But just the crypt is worth the trip.

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Province Of Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This attraction can be reached by using the Metro to get to Placa Espanya and then taking the FSB (mainline train) to Colonia Guell. It is best booked online where you may get a discount and good directions are given on how to get there.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

This small church designed by Gaudi but left unfinished is a gem. It is like entering a wood with lovely columns - all different - and seating designed by Gaudi and angled so that everyone faces the alter directly. Set in a pine wood it is located really near the Colonia Gaudi which is also well worth a visit. The... More 

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

On the advice of a relative who recently visited, we to the train from Barcelona to Colonia Guell, The Gaudi crypt is stunning, and the whole place has a certain atmosphere about it, really quiet, well it is February, and quite enjoyable.

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