Park Güell in Barcelona (What to See? Tickets Advice Guide)

Last Updated on March 28, 2021

Park Güell, also known as Parc Guell is a big garden designed by Gaudi and hosts great architectural works. The park is situated on the hill of el Carmel, in the Gracia district of Barcelona.


The garden complex was designed by Antonio Gaudi and Its attractive features has made it to be declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Park Güell was originally built as a residential English style garden city but this first project was unsuccessful and only a few model houses were built. The Gaudi House-Museum is one of them and it is now used as and was inhabited at one time by Gaudi himself.

Park Güell has donated the land to the city in 1923 and since then it has been a public park of Barcelona. The imaginative integration of architectonic elements in a natural setting holds in store myriad visual surprises for the visitors.

A visit to Park Güell is a must on your Barcelona visit and also it is one of the top 10 things to do in Barcelona.


Visitor Information

Address: Carrer d’Olot, Barcelona, Spain
Opening Hours: from May to September daily 10am-9pm; from December to February daily 10am-6pm
Tel: +34 93 424 38 09