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Park Güell - A Tribute to Nature

This Generous Park was Designed by Gaudí

Park Güell is certainly one of the most famous sights of Barcelona. The with split ceramics decorated winding bank above the by Roman temples inspired market hall is world famous. Gaudí has created a fabulous forest with this park. Take a little time to be enchanted by the Park Güell.


Highlights of the Park Güell Tour

  • Admission to the park and the Monumental Zone with salamander
  • Guided tour in English and other languages
Highlights

Benefits of the Guided Tour Park Güell

  • Monolingual or bilingual guided tour (see "Times" for languages and times)
  • Duration of the tour approx. 1.5 hours
  • Admission to the park and the Monumental Zone
  • Children under 6 accompanied by parents can participate free of charge (registration required)

Services Admission Park Güell for groups

  • Admission to the Monumental Zone of Park Güell: winding bank and terrace, visit of the landmark of Park Güell - the lizard, the market hall (due to renovations until the end of summer 2018, partial closures of individual areas may occur)
  • After the admission, you can stay in the Monumental Zone until the end of the opening time as long as you like
  • Ticket for the bus parking is valid for 1.5 hours, parking starts 15 minutes before the admission time
  • For groups of 10 or more
Times

Opening Hours of Park Güell

  • 01.01. - 24.03.2018: 08:30-18:30 (last admission 18:00)
  • 25.03. - 29.04.2018: 08:00-20:30 (last admission 19:30)
  • 30.04. - 26.08.2018: 08:00-21:30 (last admission 20:30)
  • 27.08. - 27.10.2018: 08:00-20:30 (last admission 19:30)
  • 28.10. - 31.12.2018: 08:30-18:30 (last admission 17:30)

Times of Guided Tour

  • 1.2. - 22.03.2018:
    Fridays and Saturdays at 12:00 in English and other languages
  • 23.3. - 31.10.2018:
    every day at 10:00 in English and another languages
    daily 10:30 in English and Spanish
    daily 11:00 in English
    daily at 16:30 in English and Spanish
  • 01.04. - 16.09.2018:
    in addition to above 18:30 in English
  • 01.11.2018 - 31.03.2019:
    every day at 12:00 in English and Spanish
Booking

Booking Information

  • The booking is very simple: enter the number of persons on the right side, select the date and time and click on "Add to cart"
  • You will receive the binding booking confirmation with detailed directions within 48 hours.

Booking Information Park Güell Tour

  • Please arrive around 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour at the meeting point at Souvenir Shop in c / Olot 12, in front of the main entrance of Park Güell
  • Wear comfortable shoes

Booking Information Group Ticket (Minimum 10 Persons)

  • We will check the availability and you will receive a booking confirmation and the ticket with the access number by e-mail within 48 hours after the booking. With this access number you can get into the park.
  • Access is only possible in a time window of 30 minutes after the booked time. For example, if you chose 9:30, you can enter the Monumental Zone from 9:30 to 10:00. After you entered the Monumental Zone you can stay as long as you like.
  • Time window for admission into the Park Güell always at the full and half hour
  • A booking is possible three months in advance
  • The ticket for the bus parking lot is bookable starting at 20 people
Cancellation

Cancellation Policy for the Park Güell Tour

  • If canceled up to 48 hours before the event, the full amount will be refunded
  • In case of a later cancellation or no show at the booked event a refund won't be possible

Cancellation Policy for the Group Ticket

  • The booking of group tickets can not be canceled or changed

Main entrance to Park Güell

The landmark of the park is a friendly dragon, watching over the entrance of the market hall.

You will encounter the dragon when you enter the park through the most beautiful entrance, the main entrance: Coming from the south side, walk from Carrer d'Olot between two turreted pavilions to a staircase. Here the friendly guardian of the park welcomes you. He is also decorated with broken pottery, the so-called Trencadis. The pavilions and the organic shape of the terrace clearly show the signature of Master Gaudí.

From the staircase you get to a very unusual room. Consisting of 86 columns, it was originally thought of as a marketplace of the residential area - the original purpose of Park Güell.

Market Hall and the Winding Bench

The hall, with a forest of Roman-inspired columns, supports the main eye catcher, the large terrace. The allusion to Roman temple refers to a Roman road that led here.

The columns worn by the terrace are bordered by a fraction ceramic excessive balustrade with a bench. This bench is world famous. Salvador Dalí called the bench once the precursor of surrealism.
Colourful like children's toys it winds in snake-lines, creating small niches and gives a splendid view over the city.

The Green Spaces of Park Güell are Fabulous

The park, high above the city, must have been a particular challenge for Gaudí. Here, he had the opportunity to create his natural art with nature itself. The result is a Mar Cheng species, influenced by tiny details. The actual green areas of Park Güell are carefully in the landscape integrated an full of a maze of trails, courses, walls and bridges.

For the tour of the park you should bring a lot of time, because there are many details to discover.

After walking the park we recommend visiting the Gaudí Museum in his former residence. The museum is about 200 metres eastern from the main entrance.

The Architect Antoni Gaudí

Barcelona's famous Art Nouveau architect, Antoni Gaudí, has built the Park Güell as a tribute to nature.

Antoni Gaudí

History of Park Güell

In 1885 Gaudí's patron, the industrialist Eusebi Güell, acquired the terrain on a mountain ridge, with a fantastic view of Barcelona.

In 1890 Güell instructed the architect Antoni Gaudí to build a garden city, in which nature and an equal housing should form a symbiosis. In addition to the Sagrada Familia, this was the largest project of Gaudí. Only two buildings of the 60 villas, the roads and the extensive park were finished. The park was opened in 1922.

In 1929, the year of the second World Expo, the park was handed over to public. In 1963, the former residence of Gaudí was opened as a museum. In 1984, the park was included in the UNESCO list of cultural heritage.

Gaudí created an enchanted forest with the park. Take some time to be enchanted by Park Güell and discover the many small details.

How to get Park Güell

With the metro L3 go to the station Lesseps. From there it's about 10-15 minutes by foot. From the station walk along the main road Travessera de Dalt (Don't follow the large signs) until you reach the street "Avinguda del Santuari de Sant Josep de la Muntanya" on the left side of a road. Walk along this road all the war to the end, when you reach Carrer d'Ot. From there you can see the entrance already.
On our map we have drawn the way for you.
If you follow the large sign, you can reach Park Güell through a side entrance, an escalator takes you up the mountain for the last metres. You can leave the park at the main entrance and go back the way as described above.

Information for the Admission to Park Guell

About 95% of the park area is accessible free of charge, only the monumental zone isn't. This zone covers the entrance area with the dragon, the curved bench and the market hall. Only 400 visitors are allowed here per half hour.

Tickets are available at the box office or online. With the ticket you can go into the monumental zone in a certain period of time and then stay as long as you like. Please consider that you might have to wait to get a free time period if you buy the tickets at the box office. We therefore recommend to book online. The prices above are more favourable online prices.

Why Park Güell is Worth Visiting

Park Güell is certainly the most impressive park in Barcelona. The paths through the green areas are beautiful and can enchant you. Today it is incomprehensible that nobody wanted to live here 100 years ago.
You can go for a long walk here, in the summer the park is nice and cool. From the park you have a great view of the city all the way to the sea. In the Monumental Zone you will find landmarks of Barcelona with the friendly dragon, the market hall and the winding bank. With Park Güell you will experience a fantastic park that is fun and in which you can discover a lot.


Book the Guided Tour Through Park Güell with Admission without Standing in Line

Let a guide show you the Park Güell and the Monumental Zone.
Please choose the date and enter the number of people that you would like to book for. Please note the available times.
Please enter the date
Guided Tour of Park Güell from 23.03.2018 - 31.10.2018 Desired quantity
10:00, daily, except Sat. in English + further language 27.00€
10:00, Saturdays in German 27.00€
10:30, daily in English + Spanish 27.00€
11:00, daily in English 27.00€
16:30, daily in English + Spanish 27.00€
18:30, daily in English from 1. April to 16. Sept. 27.00€
Guided Tour of Park Güell from 01.11.2018 - 31.03.2019
12:00, daily in English + Spanish 27.00€


More Information
Children under 6 years (free admission when accompanied by parents):


Important information

Address
Carrer d'Olot
www.parkguell.cat/en/

Arrival
Metro: Lesseps (L3)+10min. Fußweg
Bus Turístic: Park Güell

Admission
Adults: €8.50
Children 7 - 12 years: €6.00
Seniors 65+, disabled persons: €6.00
Admission fee only for the monumental Zone. The rest of the park is free.

Tips for the visit of the Park Güell

Schedule about 1.5 to 2 hours for the visit.



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