An overall view from just inside the main entrance gate. The Salamander fountain is in the centre of the picture towards the top of the stairs. Above that can be seen the hall of 96 columns (intended as a market place) which support the public sqaure. The columns are hollow in order to drain rainwater from the square down into the cistern and the founatin. Part of the sea-serpent bench can be seen snaking along the top of the towers.
Park Guell is a public Park situated on the hill of El Carmel in the Grácia district of Barcelona. Created by Guadí between 1900 and 1914 the complex of towers, galleries, pavilions and decorative landscaping contains many of his typical architectural stylings - organic buildings and root-like supports, colourful mosaics and elaborate ornate roofs. Gaudí lived in one of the Parks two houses from from 1906 until his death in 1926.
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18.00(mm)-(35mm equivalent: 27(mm))
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