Back to Barcelona today (only on my laptop, not in person unfortunately) for some pictures from our visit to Casa Batllo.
The house was designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi and built between 1904 and 1906. To describe it as a “house” doesn’t do it justice, although it was at one time a family home. It is more usually described as “an architectural masterpiece” or “more than just a building. more of a modern artistic myth“.
To start on the ground floor and take your time (along with all the other tourists) making your way up to the top floor and onto the roof is a magical experience. I have loads more photographs for another blog or two showing the interior, but for now here’s some of the Roof Terrace with its mythical Chimneys (girded by the backbone of the famous dragon, slain by Saint Jordi (St. George)
And just to prove that I had the full tourist experience, here I am complete with headphones for translated commentary:
For more roofs from around the world, why not click on the link to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge?