Palau Güell
Palau Güell
4.5
Points of Interest & LandmarksArchitectural Buildings
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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This palace was the home of industrialist Eusebi Guell and was Antonio Gaudi's first major building in the city..
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The area
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Neighbourhood: El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent record stores, second hand shops, and student bars that seem to light up the streets day and night. The rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
How to get there
  • Drassanes • 4 min walk
  • Liceu • 4 min walk
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  • Heidi
    Bristol, United Kingdom515 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely Stunning!!
    Another Gaudi’s work, this one is in early age and it is even in El Raval neighbourhood. The place used a lot of different materials, like ironwork, stone and of course pottery. The irongate definitely is one of the most eye-catching part! Also, there are a lot of new concept of space and lighting in that time, alongside with various decorative details!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 18 July 2023
  • 2830Tracey
    West Drayton, United Kingdom25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must….
    This was a last minute decision to visit, we hadn’t planned or pre booked but so glad we did. Probably our favourite Gaudi experience. Definitely value for money… price includes a head seat guide. Wasn’t busy like the park & sagrada. Very interesting & worth a visit.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 14 September 2023
  • Ben R
    London, United Kingdom38 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    More Gaudi magic
    Tucked down a side street, Nou de Rambla off the tourist thoroughfare. My hotel was almost dead opposite but didn't spot it for 2 days. It doesn't stand out from the outside but like everything Gaudi it's stunning and dont miss the roof, where the coloured tile madness
    Visited September 2023
    Written 21 September 2023
  • Stella W
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well worth a visit.
    This place is amazing in every respect. The interior is stunning, so much to see. Not crowded, reasonably quiet and because you have your own audio guide, plenty of time to stand and stare. We visited at 10.30am and went straight in, no queue for tickets or for entry. Well worth a visit.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 September 2023
  • curmudgeon2016
    Detroit, Michigan26 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don’t miss it if you love Gaudì.
    We were favorably impressed. It doesn’t look like much from the street, but what a marvel inside. Also, this is not an apartment building, or a cathedral, but one family’s home. Amazing what he has done, including a stable downstairs and fancy chimneys on top. Audio guide included, and valuable.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 October 2023
  • Caroline Smith
    Nottingham, United Kingdom52 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great house, avoid your groups
    I loved the house - not a place I’d want to live but the architectural design is fantastic. I rated it only a 4 though because we were there at the same time as a large guided group - and the property is not large enough for such groups. In addition, there are not enough toilets.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 October 2023
  • VancouverLil
    Langley, Canada770 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Left Us Speechless
    The Park Guell is AMAZING and needs to be seen with a competent guide to truly appreciate what you are seeing. It was astounding that this beautiful 47 acre park was designed and created in 1900. If you are in Barcelona, you MUST visit Park Guell
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 28 October 2023
  • Pavel
    Budapest, Hungary40 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A little more serious Gaudi
    This site is very different from other Gaudi works. It is less playful and fairytale-like and more traditional. It more resembles the more serious houses of other top-class businessmen. Except for the typical Gaudi chimneys! If you want to see the essence of Gaudi, probably not the top pick. If you want to see more of his work and compare to his later and more bold creations, Guell palace is a great place to go. Except Casa Batlló and Casa Mila the price here is very affordable. Interesting is the owner of this house Guell is the same person, who comissioned creation of Guell park. It is a shame, you do not learn more about the family and why they decided to move their living into park.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 15 November 2023
  • Traveler3065
    Syracuse, Utah90 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Gorgeous in La Rambla
    This little palace should not be missed on your visit to Barcelona. From the moment you walk through the front gate you are mesmerized by the ironwork, stone and wood work. The pictures do not do it justice!! Gaudi created an amazing work of art here. Also, it’s a lot less expensive and less busy than the other houses. We walked right up to the ticket office and paid 12€ and that included an audio guide in the language of your choice. Amazing visit from the basement stables to the rooftop chimneys!!!
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 November 2023
  • Passport560156
    38 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A+ visit
    Good value especially when compared to other Gaudi houses. 12 euro includes audio fire. Not as crowded either. Loved this place.. amazing architecture and atmosphere. Took about 1.5 hours to see it all slowly.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 2 February 2024
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livnats2015
Modi'in-Maccabim-Re'ut, Israel22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Couples
An extraordinary building of Gaudi. One of his first projects.
The audio guide was very informative.
You can learn a lot about the artist and the Spanish culture
Written 12 July 2024
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Christine15
Media, PA676 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Family
Walked right up and got tickets immediately. Family of 4 (two teenagers). All were interested and there was a lot to see. Nice to be able to explore and enjoy without a crowd. Nice views from the roof.
Written 22 June 2024
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Patricia O
Steilacoom,WA300 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Well, we went to Palau Guell because our original plan got rained out. We are so glad it rained because we loved this site! We hadn't done any research other than to know it was designed by Anton Gaudi and others had said it was worth a visit. Another lucky chance was that it was our first Gaudi stop on this trip, although we had seen some of his other sites previously. It was like seeing Picasso's early works; the style is much darker than either La Sagrada Familia or La Pedrera. We arrived at 10:30 on a Sunday without advanced tickets and got a spot for 11:30. Tickets ended up being $26 for 2 senior adults. When our time came, we walked right in and were handed the audioguide. The building was not crowded and there were plenty of staff to help with directions. Just note that there are a lot of stairs. We were fortunate that the rain had stopped in time for us to visit the roof and there was noticeable movement as soon as they opened it. There are great views. This was a terrific visit.
Written 30 May 2024
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MAP12
New Orleans, LA632 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Very interesting home and building. I love Gaudi and his brilliance and this was a great example of his work and detailing.
Written 20 May 2024
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Family5GetAway
St. John's, Canada320 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
We loved exploring here. The architecture and details are fantastic. Another Gaudi masterpiece! We did not buy our tickets in advance and there were no lines to get in when we visited (around 6pm on a Tuesday). FYI that the ticket office is a few doors down from the entry to the Palau itself. The ticket price is very reasonable and came with an audio guide that we found informative.
Written 10 May 2024
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stephrab
New York City, NY891 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
This is yet another "must see" in Barcelona. Give yourself plenty of time. Buy your ticket in advance online. Wonder leisurely to really enjoy.
Written 9 May 2024
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andream0402
Melbourne, Australia3,970 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Palace Guell is well worth a visit if you have the time. $12 for a standard ticket gets you in to explore this fascinating building. You can buy a skip the line ticket online but we just turned up and bought one on the day.
The building has so much intricate detail and impressive architecture.
It’s hard to know where to look first .
Written 20 April 2024
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Falkirkbairn70
Edinburgh, UK112 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Really enjoyed our visit to Palau Guell. The entry is well priced and comes with a helpful audio guide. The house itself is beautiful and although one of Gaudi’s earliest works it still has the innovative and surprising elects of his architecture. Well worth a visit!
Written 17 April 2024
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Steviefull
Kidderminster, UK1,943 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Our third Gaudi building of the day after Bellesguard and Casa Vicens. Of the three it's the least impressive but still well worth visiting in its own right. The entry fee (2023) of 9 euro per person was good and if you timed it right you could even join a free guided tour.

The decor is a little less colourful than other Gaudi buildings but the view up to the ceiling once you enter and go up the main steps is pretty spectacular.

The only downside was it was real busy on the day we went, which I assume is usual but it made the tours a little difficult to hear and get good views of what was being talked about.

In short any Gaudi is a good way to spend a few hours.
Written 8 April 2024
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Eileen108
Mount Shasta, CA4,621 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Solo
Worth a visit, it has interesting architecture in the main entry, the attic was amazing, and of course the roof with the elaborate chimneys is a treat!
Written 17 February 2024
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