Park Guell Gaudi was a realization plan for the restructuring of urban manor Eusebi Güell. It was supposed to build a village-garden, like an English park. The project was not successful: from 62 plots were sold only two. However, this did not stop architect. access roads were built, the central esplanade and lower pillared hall, intended for entertainment and commerce. Then they were built the wall, and two input pavilion, as well as a sample of houses for individual building. The third stage was erected a huge twisted bench. The park has two houses were built, there was no longer willing to settle in this distant place at the time. In one of these houses I lived the architect. Now this building is a house-museum of Gaudi. There are pieces of furniture created by the architect, in particular, the furniture out of the house Batllo and La Pedrera. Due to the economic failure of the project heirs were forced to sell Gaudi Park in Barcelona City Hall, which later and turned it into a city park.
In our 1962 the architectural ensemble of the Park Güell was declared artistic monument of Barcelona, 1969 year - monument of national importance, and 1984 Park Guell year along with other creations of Antonio Gaudi was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. All the buildings in the park have survived in its original form, although the park more than a hundred years.
It is noteworthy that all the time in the park you can get for free and only from October 2013 Entrance to the park did pay.