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The Casa Bellesguard stands at the foot of the Collserola Ridge, on a site which boasts magnificent views of Barcelona. The building’s medieval past inspired Gaudí when he designed this innovative, but essentially neo-Gothic house, which has a curious viaduct next to it. The house is private property and surrounded by gardens but more recently the owners have opened part of it for small group visits. Nearby, in Carrer Bellesguard, is the viaduct designed by Gaudí as a containing wall. The stone arches and sloping angle remind us of the Park Güell, and bear Gaudí’s unmistakeable imprint.

Please note this is NOT a tourist attraction.

More information:

http://www.torrebellesguard.cat/ -official site
Torre Bellesguard fact file
Visiting Torre Bellesguard
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellesguard

The audio is in Catalan yet the video will give you an idea on what to expect when visiting the place.

Other videos:

A private visit to singular buildings in Barcelona

Video: © Barcelona.cat
Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4euxx_8vTI


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