Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spain
The expiatory church of La Sagrada Família is a work on a grand scale which was begun on 19 March 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 in the centre of Barcelona, and over the years it has become one of the most universal signs of identity of the city and the country. It is visited by millions of people every year and many more study its architectural and religious content.
It has always been an expiatory church, which means that since the outset, 131 years ago now, it has been built from donations. Gaudí himself said: "The expiatory church of La Sagrada Família is made by the people and is mirrored in them. It is a work that is in the hands of God and the will of the people." The building is still going on and could be finished some time in the first third of the 21st century.
(Free for: Friends of the Church, children under 10, persons with a 65% disability + 1 accompanying person)
GUIDED OR WITH AUDIOGUIDE
Basilica visit with discount
(Under 18, students, retired)
DISCOUNT GUIDED OR WITH AUDIOGUIDE
Buy your ticket at the ticket office (subject to availability) or in advance to avoid queues!
Priority access at Sardenya street
Basilica visit + Gaudí House-Museum
Basilica Sagrada Família + Gaudí House-Museum:
GUIDED OR WITH AUDIOGUIDE
(Sagrada Família only)
The admission charge does NOT include the visit to the towers.
The admission charge ONLY includes admission to the church.
All services are charged separately.
ENTRANCE ON THE PASSION FAÇADE (Sardenya street)
October to March, 9.00 to 18.00 h
April to September, 9.00 to 20.00 h
* 25 and 26 December – 1 and 6 January, 9.00 to 14.00 h
No tickets will be sold after 15 minutes before closing time.
From 9.00 h to 30 minutes before the church closes
Languages available: Catalan, Spanish, English, French, Italian, Russian,
Portuguese, German and Chinese.
From 9.00 h to 30 minutes before the church closes (Passion lift)
From 9.00 h to 15 minutes before the church closes (Nativity lift)
More information in towers.
There are two shops with Gaudí products inside the precinct, one on the Passion
facade and the other on the Nativity facade. They close 15 minutes before the
Octubre-March, 9.00 to 18.00 h
April-September, 9.00 to 20.00 h
25 and 26 December, 1 and 6 January, 9.00 to 14.00 h
Monday to Thursday, 9.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 18.00
Friday, 9.00 to 15.00