Not all of Gaudí's known to the public. for example, the house Torre Bellesguard not even know many of the locals Barcelona, not to mention the tourists. Meanwhile, this jewel of Catalan modernism is in Sarah's area in the high part of the city and open to the public has been six months.
Gaudi built this house commissioned by the widow of Jaume Figueras, on the spot, where are the ruins of the palace of the king of Aragon Martin first. Gaudí kept a part of the fortress wall and built a house like a fortress in neo-Gothic style, not forgetting the religious elements.
At first glance, the house may seem boring, too gray and did not like the style of Gaudi. But should pay attention to detail and go inside, how do you feel the play of light, enjoy bright palette Spanish ceramic and feel typically Andalusian yard of Spain South.
Around the house is a garden with a terrace, typical of Gaudi mosaic benches and a view of the whole of Barcelona and Tibidabo Mountain. To get here the easiest to train FGC (Ferrocarriles Catalanes) from Plaza Catalunya to the station Avenida Tibidabo minutes and go from her 5 on foot.
Entrance to the house and garden is worth € 9 with an audio guide in Russian. On summer evenings there are concerts of live music.