Under construction since 1882 #gaudi #cathedral #barcelona

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The Sagrada Familia is one of the most famous landmarks in Barcelona. The church is such a huge size, so they often referred it as “cathedral”, but without having a bishop’s seat. Pope Benedict XVI. inaugurates the Sagrada Familia on November 7, 2010. The church building is raised to a basilica.

Gaudí played an active role in directing the construction of the Sagrada Familia until his death in 1926. He would often request that work be modified and adjusted until it was exactly what he had in mind. However today, because of the nature of the existing designs, his work is partly open to interpretation.

Source: https://www.barcelona.de/en/barcelona-sagrada-familia.html, https://www.barcelona-tourist-guide.com/en/gaudi/sagrada-familia.html