The church shares its site with the Sagrada Família Schools building, a school originally designed by Gaudí in 1909 for the children of the construction workers. Relocated in 2002 from the eastern corner of the site to the southern corner, the building now houses an exhibition.
The Sagrada Família is a one-of-a-kind temple, for its origins, foundation and purpose. Fruit of the work of genius architect Antoni Gaudí, the project was promoted by the people for the people. Five generations now have watched the Temple progress in Barcelona.
Want to contribute to construction of the Sagrada Família, too? Since it was founded in 1882, construction of the Temple has been funded through the donations and contributions of thousands of anonymous individuals.
Nov 24, 2016 · Perhaps the most famous Barcelona landmark of all, the Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família, more commonly known as simply the ‘Sagrada Família’ is a Roman Catholic church designed by the famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. It attracts over 2.8 million visitors each year and is one the world’s most iconic churches.
The Sagrada Familia (full name Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família) is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was designed by architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Although it is not finished, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Basilica de la Sagrada Família is, by a rather large margin, among the world's most complicated and time-consuming architectural projects ever undertaken -- still under construction over the...
People also ask
Why is Sagrada Familia famous?
How is the Sagrada Familia funded?
When will Sagrada Familia be done?
How tall is the Sagrada Familia?
When built, the tallest spire, which symbolizes Jesus Christ, will secure Sagrada Família’s place as the world’s largest church building. Though Sagrada Família is said to be Gaudí’s magnum opus,...
View of construction in February 2014, Antoni Gaudí, Church of the Sagrada Família or Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família, 1882- (consecrated 2010, but still under construction), Barcelona, Spain (photo: Karl432, CC BY-SA 3.0) 120 years and counting
The Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family) was Antoni Gaudí’s all-consuming obsession. Given the commission by a conservative society that wished to build a temple as atonement for the city’s sins of modernity, Gaudí saw its completion as his holy mission.
- Carrer de la Marina, Barcelona, Catalonia
- 932 08 04 14