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Travel Barcelona Spain Sagrada Familia

If you are not mesmerised by the façade, the interiors will completely stun you with its columns, colours and their creative style. I crane my neck to see the beautifully carved ceiling with its intricate detailing. The plan of the church is basically that of a Latin cross with five aisles. The columns with their ever changing surfaces are unique to Gaudi’s design. The ornamentation holds you in thrall.

Sagrada Familia – Barcelona’s great living basilica

One hundred and thirty years after it was begun, Barcelona’s landmark basilica, the Sagrada Familia, continues to be under construction. Designed by the Spanish Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí i Cornet, it is a monument of exquisite beauty described as the living identity of the city of Barcelona.

Join LAKSHMI SHARATH as she turns up Christmas cheer with a photographic tour of the great basilica.