Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família in Barcelona Spain

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The expiatory church of La Sagrada Família is a work on a grand scale which begun on March 19, 1882 from a project by the diocesan architect Francisco de Paula del Villar (1828-1901). At the end of 1883 Gaudí was commissioned to carry on the works, a task which he did not abandon until his death in 1926. Since then different architects have continued the work after his original idea.

The building is located in the center of Barcelona and it is one of the most frequented by tourists. Millions of people every year visit The expiatory church of La Sagrada Família becuase of its extraordinary architectural and its religious function and history.

Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family) has now become the most famous building and landmark in Barcelona, Spain but it was originally intended to be a modest, Neo-Gothic church. The building is still under construction to this day.








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