Sagrada Familia - one and unique

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Is there anyone who didn’t hear for amazing Sagrada Familia? No way. Gaudi shown how ingenious he is with Sagrada. We all knows that Sagrada is still under construction, but even that take your breath when you see her. Construction began in 1882. and continues to this days. As I found, reading about Sagrada, the building works are expected to be completed around 2026. (the 100-th anniversary of Gaudi’s death) and after I visited this grandiose church I promised myself I gonna be there in that moment :o) When you stand in front of Sagrada and look upon you can’t be inferior, either you don’t know on which part of building to take a look - everything is so grandiose, some parts looks grotesque, some make tears in your eyes and you forget to take a breath while you look upon around … Gaudi wasn’t genius, he was extraordinary, out of his time.


He worked on the project for over 40 years, devoting the last 15 years of his life entirely to the endeavor - his commitment to this project is indicated by the fact that he lived in the studio on the site - and he finished his life in 1926. in front of his unfinished masterpiece, was hit by the tram while he was leaving work-yard of Sagrada. It’s interesting that people who were on the street in that moment didn’t recognized him and he was taken to the hospital of the poor where he died 3 days later - his mortal remains now rest in the crypt of the Sagrada.

 I don’t want to write more about Sagrada, so much is written about and Internet is full of texts of Sagrada and it would be overwriting of them. I would like to enjoy in photos and hope some of them will attend you to visit this beautiful place :o)

asturjimmy says:
yes,he was a genious :)
Posted on: Jan 24, 2009
pearcetoyou says:
Congratulations on the feature!!!
Posted on: Jan 24, 2009
kristinasub says:
See you there :o)
Posted on: Aug 25, 2008
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