Sagrada Familia

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This Catholic cathedral has been under construction since 1882. Originally, the architect Francisco de Paula del Villar began to construct the building with a neo-gothic style. Antoni Gaudi took over construction one year later and changed the design to a modernist style. The cathedral boasts of 18 beautiful towers, the famous Navitity Facade and Passion Facade, and fabulous views from the top. The anticipated completion date is 2026.

"My favorite local landmark in Barcelona is definitely the work of Antoni Gaudi. From the Sagrada Familia to Parc Guell, Gaudi is everywhere. The architecture is unbelievable, and it was unlike anything I had previously seen in my life." -Jeremy L., Northern Illinois University