Tourist Information Guide

Park Güell by Antoni Gaudí

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Antoni Gaudí Park Güell Entrance Dragon Fountain
Antoni Gaudí Park Güell Entrance Dragon Fountain

Park Güell was commissioned by Eusebi Güell who wanted to create a stylish park for Barcelona aristocracy.

Antonio Gaudí Park Güell - large organic looking columns made from stone.
Antonio Gaudí Park Güell - large organic looking columns made from stone.


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The Park Güell express entry tickets are included FREE with the Barcelona City Pass. Click here to learn more.


The park contains amazing stone structures (see below), stunning tiling and fascinating buildings. You can see from this picture the Gaudí dragon fountain that is at the entrance to Güell Park. This dragon is adorned in beautiful coloured tiling and there is something rather hypnotic and magical about it.


COVID-19 update

The Park Guell is open as usual however the Bus Guëll that was included with your Park Guëll entry tickets to take you from Metro station Alfons X (Yellow line, L4) is not operating. We have provided detailed COVID-19 information regarding the Park Guell at the bottom of the page.


Here you can see a walkway supported by twisting rock pillars that seem to be growing out of the ground like tree trunks. Although these are rather irregular in shape they do feel strangely natural too.

Gaudí was strongly influenced by natural shapes and used them in his work.

The Gatehouse at the entrance to Park Guell
The Gatehouse at the entrance to Park Guell

At the top of Güell Park is a terraced area where you get a wonderful view of the park and of Barcelona City. Here you will find multi-coloured tiled mosaic seats as shown in this picture. The vibrant colours of the tiles are truly breathtaking.


Gaudi ceramic Mosaic in Park Guell
Gaudi ceramic Mosaic in Park Guell

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Antoni Gaudí Güell Park - mosaic seating area adorned with multi-coloured tiles
Antoni Gaudí Güell Park - mosaic seating area adorned with multi-coloured tiles
Park Güell by Antoni Gaudí The house in which Gaudí lived is now a museum.
Park Güell by Antoni Gaudí The house in which Gaudí lived is now a museum.


Park Güell also has a small house in the park which Gaudí lived in at one stage. The house has now been converted into a museum and contains interesting furniture also designed by Gaudí.


Our Insider Tip

If you're visiting the park by metro be prepared for at least a 20 minutes walk. The last 200 m walk is up a steep hill. If you have difficulties going up steep steps then a taxi or bus may be a better means of transport. You'll find bus information at the tourist information office at Plaça de Catalunya.


Due to Park Güell's location and size you'll need to schedule at least half a day for a visit to Güell Park but it will be well worth the visit.

Photos of Park Güell.


How to get to Park Güell

Location of Park Güell to the nearest metro stop.

Casa Fuster Hotel
Ronda Lesseps Hotel
Gaudí Casa Vicens
Carrer de les Carolines, 18 - 24
Gaudí Experience
Carrer Larrard, 41
Gaudí Park Güell
Carrer d'Olot
Gaudí House in Park Güell
Carretera del Carmel, 23A
Vallcarca Metro
Lesseps Metro
Fontana Metro
Legalitat Car Park
BSM Torrent de l’OllaCar Park
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metroMetro stop "Lesseps" (Green Line, L3) On leaving the metro follow the street signposts for the park.


Hop on hop off sightseeing tourist bus stop

Nearest stop for Park Güell is "Park Güell" with the "hop on hop off" sightseeing bus


Public bus

Parc Güell: 24, 92
Olot / Marianao: 116
CAP Larrard: 24, 32, H6


Car parking


Opening hours for Park Güell

Day Time
01 January - 12 February 09:30 - 17:30
13 February - 27 March 09:30 - 18:00
28 March - 30 October 09:30 - 19:30
31 October - 31 December 09:30 - 17:30


Entrance fee to Park Güell

The entrance fee gives access to the area of the of the park where the majority of Gaudí's creations are situated. These include the ceramic seating areas, ceramic walls and the pillars seating area pillars.

Location map showing the attractions in the paid entry area of Park Güell

Gaudi House in Parc Guell
Carretera del Carmel, 23A
Click here to see the Nature Square (Placa de la Natura)
Click here to see the Hypostyle Room
Asturia Gardens
Click here to the Casa del Guarda
Click here to see Gaudi's Dragon
Click here to see Gaudi's Mosaic Terrace
Click here to see the colonnaded pathway
Click here to see the ramp and Casa Larrard
Ticket Office
Ticket Office
Entrance
Entrance
Entrance
Entrance
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Location Map Showing the Paid Entry Area Of Park Guell

Mini Mart Mini Mart Pharmacy
Ticket Office Entrance Attraction

The entrance tickets do not give access to the Gaudí house museum in the park. Tickets for the Gaudí house museum can be purchased separately at the house entrance itself.

1. At the entrances to Park Güell
2. At the ATMs outside Park Güell
3. Lesseps or Vallcarca metro stations

Entrance Fees
Adults: €10.00
Children 7 - 12 years: €7.00
Infants 0 - 6 years: €0.00
Over 65 years: €7.00
Visitor with a disability: €7.00

There are some parts of the park that are free to enter however you will miss the best of Park Güell if you decide not to pay for entrance tickets.


Book your tickets online


Professionally guided walking tour of Park Güell

Follow the link below to find out how you can go on a walking tour around Park Güell led by a professional guide. The guide will take you around the most interesting parts of Gaudí's park along with giving you invaluable insights on Gaudí's creations in the park. This walking tour is only available in English language.



Your Park Guëll Tickets included with the Barcelona City Pass

The Park Guëll Skip the Line Entry tickets are included FREE with the Barcelona City Pass. If you're also interested in visiting the Sagrada Familia and in visiting the city you might prefer booking the Barcelona City Pass instead as it includes:

  • skip-the-line tickets for the Park Guëll Monumental area,
  • skip-the-line tickets for the Sagrada Familia,
  • audioguides to visit the Park Guëll, that you would not get if you purchase your Park Guëll tickets without the Barcelona City Pass,
  • audioguides to visit the Sagrada Familia,
  • 24-hour tickets for the Barcelona Hop-On-Hop Off double decker bus,
  • a 10% discount coupon to use on your next booking of tickets or tour in Barcelona.

Tickets will be sent directly to your smartphone and you won't need to print them out. The tickets will enable you to visit the the Park Guëll and the Sagrada Familia using the fast-track entry lines so that you do not waste time in queuing. You will also be able to take the Barcelona Hop-On-Hop-Off bus to visit the city for an unlimited number of times during 24 hours by just showing your e-ticket when boarding the bus - no queues needed at a ticket office. The Barcelona hop on hop off bus has stops next to Park Guëll and Sagrada Familia which makes it very convenient to visit both attractions.


What are the COVID-19 safety measures at the Park Guell?

- Safety distances must be kept even if the Park is open.

- The capacity of the Park Monumental Area has been reduced, including in the most visited areas of the Park Guell, such as the Dragon staircase.

- There is hydro alcoholic gel available at all the entrances of the Park Guell

- The cleaning and disinfection of areas frequently used, such as the restrooms, has been increased

- The capacity of the most visited areas of the Park, such as the Dragon Staircase, is regulated to avoid crowds.


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