Historic Gardens

Hidden Barcelona - The Horta Gardens & Maze

Laberint d’Horta – The Horta Gardens and Maze – Barcelona’s hidden garden: A historic garden-museum located in the city’s Green Zone, a quiet neighborhood far removed from the Barri Gotic and La Rambla. The 18th century Horta Gardens are perhaps most often associated with the highly photogenic, living architecture of the gardens’ centerpiece – an elaborate cypress maze. Laberint d’Horta – The Horta Gardens and Maze – Barcelona’s hidden garden: A historic garden-museum located in the city’s Green Zone, a quiet neighborhood far removed from the Barri Gotic and La Rambla. The 18th century Horta Gardens are perhaps most often associated with the highly photogenic, living architecture of the gardens’ centerpiece – an elaborate cypress maze.

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Historic Gardens

Barcelona - Gaudi, Güell & Ciutadella

Parc Güell Dragon from Wickipedia

Parc Guell – Designed by Antoni Gaudi

Parc Güell – Photo © Alice Joyce

Brilliantly expressive, the Modernist art and architecture of Antoni Gaudi is reason enough for an admirer to plan a pilgrimage to Barcelona.

A good part of a day in Barcelona may well be devoted to taking in the ambiance of Parc Guell. At the entrance, the artistry of a mosaic dragon arguably merits the city’s prime photo op for tourists.

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