Travel photo: Casa Mila, Barcelona

Gaudi's Casa Mila in Barcelona, Spain

Gaudi’s Casa Mila in Barcelona, Spain

Historic Travel photo sites: Casa Mila Barcelona

Casa Mila is one of Gaudi’s most successful commercial and private mixed-use buildings created in Barcelona and in the fashionable Gracia district. This complex located at 92 Passeig de Gracia sits in one of the most prestigious areas in Barcelona. Gaudi’s civil project was started in 1906 to 1910 represents the new architectural style of Catalan Moderisme to a new level with organic undulating forms and beautiful wrought iron work on the balconies and windows of the buildings facade. The building called La Pedrera or the Quarry has been recognized as a World Heritage site along with many of Gaudi’s architectural buildings in Barcelona in 1984. As part of the Fundaciao Catalunya La Pedrera, this body administers the tours and events, museum and exhibits of the building and interior spaces that are open to the public. Downstairs is a museum which hosts rotating exhibits about Barcelona history, culture, lifestyle and traditions that are also worth visiting when you are at the property and waiting for your designated time slot to tour Casa Mila.

The famous chimney pots of Casa Mila and rolling roof

 

Casa Mila in Barcelona

Casa Mila in Barcelona

 

Hope you enjoyed this visit to Casa Mila, to see other posts about Gaudi and Barcelona check out this other posts:  La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

To find out more details about Casa Mila and Gaudi, check out the Wiki page here.  If you enjoyed reading about Casa Mila, please do share it with any of the social media buttons located on this post. Thank you.

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2 Responses to Travel photo: Casa Mila, Barcelona

  1. Johanna Bradley July 16, 2014 at 3:12 am #

    Brings back fond memories, Noel. Rather nice to see it in dramatic B & W. 🙂

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