Casa Amatller, Barcelona

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Fascinatingly geometric, Casa Amatller represents a prime example of the Modernisme architectural style. Considered one of the three most important buildings in Barcelona, the 20th-century structure features a pyramid-like roof and an interior lined with intricate columns and stained-glass windows. It was originally built for chocolatier Amatller Antoni Costa, and the ground floor of the residence has been restored to preserve the atmosphere of its first owner. Tours of the house are offered at specific times and for small groups; book tickets in advance or in the lobby of the building. Work out when and for how long to visit Casa Amatller and other Barcelona attractions using our handy Barcelona trip planner .
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  • August 16, 2017
    We went to visit the Casa Batlló, which is right next to the Casa Amatller ... and as the Casa Batlló was full conpletamente, we go in the House ... and worth Amatller completely worth it you know the story ... we were transported to the 1900 lifestyle!
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  • August 16, 2017
    Had not visited it on the inside and the truth that had missed a gem. It's great to see how reach the Catalonian modernists solutions full of beauty and originality. He had not seen more than by the work of Puch Calafall abroad. And you wonder. Mood from here to not pass them like me and visit it as soon as they can
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  • August 15, 2017
    I didn't actually get inside of it but it was just next to casa batillo and i found it so beautiful with a triangle shape  more »
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  • Very professionally guided visit to the house. There's a coffee shop on the ground floor, where you can get one of the best coffees in town and a tasty chocolate hardly found elsewhere.
  • Amazing building, a contemporary of Gaudí, which combines the neo-Gothic style
  • It's well worth a visit as it's a beautifully designed house with all the furniture preserved and placed around the house so as to reconstruct the original set up. And therefore it's possible to see how the owners lived and admire the house's beauty in full. You can even see the kitchen with it's original furniture (which today is a part of the downstairs cafe). Out of all the modernist houses I've visited in Barcelona I've probably enjoyed this one the most.
  • Beautiful house. You can also taste the chocolate in the coffee shop. Great atmosphere, the guys working there are the best
  • Much less crowded than the other modernist house next door. They seemed quite surprised that we had planned to go there and weren't trying to go to Casa Batlló. The lack of other visitors meant we got a personal tour from a lovely guide. Much darker than Casa Batlló, and not so naturalistic inside but nevertheless uses quite a lot of modernist techniques. Tours include a free chocolate! Don't miss if you have the time.

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