LA SAGRADA FAMILIA – BARCELONA, SPAIN

La Sagrada Familia is a Roman-Catholic basilica, designed by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi (1852–1926). It was actually just a church at the beginning, and later on had been a cathedral, until 2010 when it was consecrated as a basilica by Pope Benedict XVI.

What makes this basilica special are the architectural design, its gigantic size, and the fact that it  hasn’t finished yet and still under construction after 134 years (started 1882). The expected completion time is 2026, which ironically will be the 100th years after Gaudi’s death.

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