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Park Güell is a garden complex with architectural elements situated on the hill of el Carmel in the Gràcia district of Barcelona, Spain. It was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 to 1914.

Although it sounds unlikely, the place is skilfully designed and composed to bring the peace and calm that one would expect from a park. The buildings, though very original and remarkable with fantastically shaped roofs with unusual pinnacles. The focal point of the park is the main terrace, surrounded by a long bench in the form of a sea serpent. The curves of the serpent bench form a number of enclaves, creating a more social atmosphere.

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  • Copyright: Aristos Tz (ArisT) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 40 W: 0 N: 53] (283)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-11-19
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/2.7
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2007-03-16 17:53
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