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Details of the Gaudi’s Nativity Facade on the Sagrada Familia Basilica


Nativity Facade


Details of the east facing Nativity Facade, Sagrada Familia Basilica, Barcelona, Spain

Constructed between 1894 and 1930, the Nativity façade was the first façade to be completed. Dedicated to the birth of Jesus, it is decorated with scenes reminiscent of elements of life. Characteristic of Gaudí’s naturalistic style, the sculptures are ornately arranged and decorated with scenes and images from nature, each a symbol in their own manner.

3 responses

  1. I visited the Segrada Familia Basilica this summer and it really is beautiful and amazing! Very spectacular

    November 5, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    • I think that it is one of the most amazing sites in all of Europe! By far my favorite cathedral. Thanks for visiting my blog.

      November 6, 2014 at 10:07 am

  2. Kathy

    This is so beautiful and is truly amazing. Great photos. M

    November 5, 2014 at 4:49 pm

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