What architectural style is Casa Batllo?
What architectural style is Casa Batlló?
Modern architectureExpressionist architecture
Casa Batlló/Architectural styles
When was Casa Batlló constructed?
1904Casa Batlló / Construction started
Is Casa Batlló Art Nouveau?
One of the jewels of Art Nouveau, created when the Batlló family commissioned Gaudí to remodel an existing house. It was completely transformed, from the façade to the internal structure.
Who constructed Casa Batlló?
Originally, the building was built in 1877 by Emilio Sala Cortés (one of Gaudí’s architecture professors), when there was still no electric light in Barcelona. In 1903 it was purchased by Mr Josep Batlló y Casanovas, a textile industrialist who owned several factories in Barcelona and a prominent businessman.
What does Casa Batlló look like?
Casa Batlló is one of the two great buildings designed by Antoni Gaudí on Passeig de Gràcia, the other being La Pedrera. From the outside the façade of Casa Batlló looks like it has been made from skulls and bones. The “Skulls” are in fact balconies and the “bones” are supporting pillars.
How much does Casa Batlló cost?
The Standard Casa Batllo tickets for adults 18 to 64 years cost €35, while youth aged 13 to 17 years pay a discounted price of €19 for entry. Seniors 65 years and above get a €3 discount on their ticket and pay €32 for entry. Students with a valid ID get a 6 Euro reduction, and their ticket costs €29 per person.
How long did the Casa Batlló take to build?
about two years
Casa Battlo was designed by Antoni Gaudi. A. Gaudi renovated the house between 1904 to 1906, giving him about two years to create the Casa Batllo we know today.
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Is Casa Batlló free entry?
Casa Batlló is a breathtaking building on Passeig de Gràcia that looks like it’s been made from bones and skulls (they’re actually pillars and balconies). There’s an entrance fee to go inside, but you can take in the stunning exterior for free.