Sagrada Família Completed Video

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Visualisation of the Finished Basilica

GAUDI’S UNFINISHED MASTERPIECE

  • World Heritage Site
  • Barcelona’s most-visited landmark 4 mill
  • Towards 140 years in the making
  • Up to 20 years left (by 2030)
  • 1882 foundation stone (laid at feast of St Joseph)
  • Gaudi 1883 to death in 1926 (20% complete/1 facade)
  • 1936 damaged in Spanish Civil War
  • 70% done at 112 meters (367 feet)
  • 3 facades (faith, hope & charity
  • Décor is inspired by nature
  • Double aisles
  • Ambulatory with a chevet of seven apsidal chapels
  • A multitude of towers
  • 3 widely different portals
  • Covered rectangular passage
    (cloister : through narthex ‘lobby area’ of each portal)
  • Numerous chapels and ecclesiastical buildings
  • Villar’s crypt
  • Complete six central towers
  • Central tower & four ‘arms’ Mary & 4 evangelists
    (accessible using a lift & stairs)
  • 18 towers once finished
  • Highest tower with cross 172.5 meters (566 feet)
  • Tallest cathedral in Europe
  • Declared a basilica by Pope Benedict XVI
    with King Juan Carlos I & Queen Sofia of Spain
    (6,500 congregation)
  • Towers & Structure aimed at 2026
    (100th anniversary of Gaudi’s death)
  • Entrance fees 15-20€
    (for 25mill yearly construction budget)

SagradaFamilia.org/en/Tickets/

Basic/Audio Tour/Guided Tour &
Top Views (more costly ticket : 30€)

Free (subject to change): Friends of the Sagrada Familia, children 10 and under, people with accredited disability 65% or higher + 1 companion, the unemployed (Wednesdays from 2:00 pm), ICOM members, Barcelona Press Cardholders. Discounts: students, under 18s, seniors. + info and conditions
The occasional closing of a part of the Sagrada Familia does not entitle a discount or refund of the entrance fee.