Barcelona is known around the world for its unique and famous architecture, especially that of Antoni Gaudí. When tourists and visitors arrive in Barcelona many of the first things that they arrange to see are the famous works like the Sagrada Famíla, Parc Güell, and Casa Batlló. This monument was built in 1877 and was originally used as a private residence by the Batlló family, who loved its unique design and location. With the famous Modernisme style that dominated Barcelona at the time, this house was inspired by St. George and the dragon, a story that is celebrated in Catalan folklore. Over the years the house became owned by different companies and used as office space, and in 2005 was named a UNESCO Heritage Site. Now, the doors are open to the public to discover the magic that Casa Batlló has to offer.
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What is the price of admission to Casa Batlló?
Buying tickets to Casa Battló is very easy and quick, especially if you plan ahead of time and buy your tickets ahead of time. Buying your tickets online is the best method for avoiding the long lines at the ticket counter and to guarantee the time that you want your tour. You will also save money as buying an individual ticket online costs €28.50 and at Casa Batlló it costs €33. This includes the Fast Pass option; without the Fast pass the tickets are €23.50 and €28, respectively. The exclusive morning visit costs €36 and lets you get to Casa Batlló bright and early, and the Theatrical Visit is the same price and great for families. An Open Date ticket, which can only be bought online, is €30.50.
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What is the schedule of Casa Batlló?
The great thing about Casa Batlló is that you can see this Modernist masterpiece whenever you want as it is open 365 days a year. The house opens at 9 AM and is open until 9 PM with the last tour starting at 8 PM. All standard tours last one hour. It’s best to check online beforehand to make sure tickets are available for the time slot that you want, even with so much flexibility in schedule.
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How to get to Casa Batlló?
Casa Batlló is conveniently located on Passeig de Gràcia, a very central location that is accessible by all modes of public transportation, as it is quite easy to move around in Barcelona. You can take the Metro (lines 2, 3, 4) or Renfe train and get off at Passeig de Gràcia, or take the FGC and get off at nearby Provença. Lastly, you can take the bus as there are several lines that are communicated with Passeig de Gràcia: H10, V15, 7, 22 and 24, and several tour bus lines.
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