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Crypt of the basilica of La Sagrada Familia

  • Crypt of the basilica of La Sagrada Familia. Barcelona © Pep Daudé. Basilica of La Sagrada Familia

    Crypt of the basilica of La Sagrada Familia. Barcelona © Pep Daudé. Basilica of La Sagrada Familia

  • Crypt of the basilica of La Sagrada Familia. Barcelona © Pep Daudé. Basilica of La Sagrada Familia

    Crypt of the basilica of La Sagrada Familia. Barcelona © Pep Daudé. Basilica of La Sagrada Familia

  

Category

Chapel

Date

Siglo XIX

Artist

Antoni Gaudí

Style

Neo-Gothic
calle Mallorca, 401
08013 Barcelona
Barcelona, Catalonia
Barcelona

Telephone+34 932073031

Fax+34 934761010

E-mailinformacio@sagradafamiila.org

Websitehttp://www.sagradafamilia.cat

The Nativity façade and Crypt of the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites, together with another six works by Antoni Gaudí. It contains the tomb of the famous architect.

This is an underground level located beneath the apse. It is covered by a large vault in which, at the point where the largest arches meet, there is an outstanding sculpted polychrome image of the Annunciation to Mary.

It also has a central altar with an altarpiece by the sculptor Josep Llimona, and four chapels dedicated to the Virgin of El Carmen (the site of Gaudí's tomb), Christ, the Virgin of Montserrat, and Christ on the cross (the site of the tomb of Josep María Bocabella, who was responsible for the idea of building La Sagrada Familia). The floor of the crypt is bordered by a Roman mosaic with images of wheat and vines.

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Admission is restricted, as it is only open during hours of worship.

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Free admission

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Elefantes, one of the groups taking part in Guitar BCN © BCN Guitar

Jan 31, 2019 to Jul 10, 2019

Festival

Barcelona
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“San Miguel triumphs over the Devil with Antoni Joan”, Bartolomé Bermejo. Oil on panel, 179.7 x 81.9 cm (1468). London, The National Gallery. Bought by Private Treaty Sale with a grant from the American Friends of the National Gallery, London, made possible by Mr J. Paul Getty Jnr's Endowment Fund, 1995. NG6553

Feb 15, 2019 to May 19, 2019

Exhibition

National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC) - Barcelona
Exhibition: Bermejo. The rebel genius of the 15th century

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Apr 23, 2019 to Apr 26, 2019

Fair

Fira Gran Vía - Barcelona
Barcelona Bridal Fashion Week - Gaudí Novias Catwalk

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Apr 27, 2019 to May 26, 2019

Exhibition

Contemporary Culture Centre (CCCB) - Barcelona
Exhibition: World Press Photo

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