Our visit  to the Famous Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
La Sagrada Família

My first time to Spain was in Madrid, the capital of Spain. In fact, I fell in love with the city from  the street performers, to  food scene, to laid back lifestyle, to the history, to the weather and to the plethora of activities.

Indeed, one year down the line, we were back to Spain. And this time was a visit to Barcelona. The truth is, I fell in love with Barcelona too! 

Barcelona, Spain, 

Why I love Barcelona

Same as Madrid, the streets of Barcelona are lined with breathtaking works of architecture, from Gothic churches to Antoni Gaudí’s surreal buildings, as well as modern sites like Mare-magnum Mall, just to mention but a few.

Without a shadow of a doubt, this city is full of unforgettable sights and monuments. Furthermore, it’s the home to the one of the world’s most beloved soccer teams, Barcelona FC. 

Barcelona, Spain

Why You Should Visit Sagrada Familia Cathedral

The Sagrada Familia is definitely one of the most famous building in Barcelona. It is a large unfinished Roman Catholic church in Barcelona that is considered as one of Antoni Gaudi’s masterpieces. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Sagrada Familia

On our last day in Barcelona, we decided to visit a church because it was on a Sunday and also because it was on our list to do in the capital of Catalonia.

My husband and I, we used the metro to the famous La Sagrada Familia Cathedral. As a matter of fact, the metros are  comfortable, safe and incredibly efficient.

How To Get To Sagrada Familia 

Address: Mallorca Street 401, 08013
Public bus: Mallorca / Marina: 19, 33, 34, 50, 51, H10
Metro: Lines 2 and 5. Sagrada Familia Station
Sagrada Familia

How Was The Experience?

Certainly, seeing this wonderful building was an astonishing, impressive and breathtaking experience for me. 

The construction has been ongoing for more than 135 years, but
structure is surreal even in its unfinished state.

It is  full of interesting history and it remains an absolute must see for every visitor to the Catalan capital.

This key attraction in Barcelona is one of the most striking monuments that I have ever seen! Another Reason for you to add this into your bucket list!

Sagrada Familia

Some Tips

  • It’s easily accessible by public transport
  • Be prepared for the long queues which can extend up to 2 hours or more
  • Like any other big city, watch out for the pickpockets
  • Almost all stores, markets and restaurants are closed on Sunday
  • Use the security provisions provided by your hotel
  •  Buy your tickets online in advance to save time
  • Watch out for the classic tricks  used by conmen for example asking for change or  asking for directions
Sagrada Familia


“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


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  2. The Fountain of Montjuïc
  3. La Ramblas
  4. CosmoCaixa  Science Museum
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Thank you for stopping by and stay positive! 

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