After showing your Casa Batlló skip the line tickets, you can pass through the front gates. Once inside, you are free to explore the Casa Batlló interior to your heart's content or with a guide. Guides are available in English, Catalan, Spanish, French, Chinese and many others, you will be able to find the tour in the language of your choice.
A multitude of different levels demand exploration, but you will not find one single straight line in the entirety of the house. Instead, you’ll see curved hallways and ceilings, even the window frames curve. This broke tradition with the norms of the time when architecture was limited by the ‘norms’ as well as by technology, making Casa Batlló, all the more amazing considering it was built in 1877 and designed by Gaudi in the early 1900s.
Looking like a scene from a kids story with its fascinating design and colorful tiles, it’s a great way to spend an afternoon. Learning about why the building is designed the way it is, why is there a mosaic on the roof? Why is there a depiction of a knight on the facade? Why are the first-floor windows so much bigger than the others?
The first floor, for example, has a big balcony, the reason? The owners (The Batlló family) wanted to be seen by the passers-by. In the past, when there was no traffic on Passeig de Gràcia, families would walk along the street purely to admire the houses. Since 2005, Casa Batlló is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a difficult accolade to earn! This gives an indication as to how important the house is to Barcelona, and to art-lovers all over the world.
Casa Batlló tickets prices vary, but it is wise to book ahead. It is cheaper to book Casa Batlló Barcelona tickets online than purchasing at ticket windows. Have look on out most popular Casa Batllo deals.
Casa Batlló is open 365 days a year, and doors are open from 9 AM until 9 PM.
Casa Batlló is on the famous street in Barcelona, Passeig de Gracia, making it easy to find. Walk along Passeig de Gracia or take the L2, L3 or L4 metro. If you prefer to see a few more sites than the metro provides, take the H10, V15, 7, 22 or 24 Bus.
The best time of day to visit Casa Batlló is late afternoon when the crowds begin to thin out. However, if you plan ahead and get skip the line Casa Batlló tickets, crowds are no problem for you!
You will enjoy wandering around Casa Batlló at your leisure. However, you will miss out on some of the fascinating history of the building. Reasons why the ceramic roof is in the shape of a dragon. Don't worry if you can't make this out immediately, it's not super obvious. This is just one point when it is great to have an expert guide, they can help you spot the bones, eyes, and spine!
There are a plethora of amazing pieces of architecture for you to enjoy at Casa Batlló. Features such as the dragon stairs, catenary arc, the rooftop, and back terrace are ripe for exploration!
There is a modernista style elevator, but unless it’s necessary you should take the stairs to make sure you don’t miss out on anything!