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Preplanned City Guides and Travel Itineraries

Güell Park

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Güell Park.

Güell Park features in these preplanned City Guides:

1-day Barcelona City Guide3-day Barcelona City Guide5-day Barcelona City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Quite possibly the most fascinating urban park in the world
  • Beautiful panoramic view
  • Extraordinary designs by Gaudí
  • Part of UNESCO World Heritage Site

Time required: 60 minutes

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
December - February: 10am - 6pm
March, November: 10am - 7pm
April, October: 10am - 8pm
May to September: 10am - 9pm


Ticket type Charge
General: Free

Public transport:

  • Subway Line 3: Lesseps
  • Subway Line 4: Joanic

Address: Carrer d'Olot, 1-13

Things you need to know:

  • Güell Park (built: 1900-14) is an unforgettable garden that is littered with countless amazing Gaudí­ buildings, statues and other creations
  • The park was originally part of a commercially unsuccessful housing site, the idea of Count Eusebi Güell, whom the park was named after
  • It is most famous for its serpentine bench that is unlike anything in the world
  • The park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Works of Antoni Gaudí" since 1984
  • The park gives home to a museum dedicated to Guadí's life
  • The museum is housed in Casa-Museu Gaudí where the architect lived for 20 years

What to do there:

  • Try to discover all the numerous details Gaudí­ included in the park
  • Take a short brake by relaxing on the world famous serpentine bench
  • Be sure not to miss the Calvary, the Viaducts and the mosaic covered lizard fountain

Güell Park features in these preplanned City Guides: