Discover Gaudí’s Crypt, located in the Colònia Güell, a textile village located only 20 minutes away from Barcelona. The Crypt of the twisted columns is regarded as Gaudí’s lab and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Gaudí Crypt is located in Colònia Güell, a textile village full of surprises, only 20 minutes away from Barcelona.
The Crypt is known as “the church of the twisted columns.” It is also regarded as the Sagrada Familia’s lab, the place where the Modernist architect Antoni Gaudí experimented with many architectural solutions. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 2005.
At Colonia Guell, you can view Gaudi’s work but also stroll through its streets to see some of the colony’s most impressive Modernist architecture.
Visit the Interpretation Center, situated in the former workers’ co-operative building, where they host a permanent historical exhibition that provides context for the Colònia Güell and its Church.
• Admission to Gaudí’s Crypt and the Colonia Güell
• Audioguide in 8 different languages
• Admission to Interpretation Center
Good to Know:
Colònia Güell is only 20 minutes away from Barcelona.
Arriving by train:
Take the Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) from Plaza España, Barcelona to Colònia Güell Station. Lines S33, S8, and S4. A return ticket costs 5.60 EUR.