The exact name of the Sagrada Familia church is Basilica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia (Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family in English). It is a large Roman catholic in Barcelona's Eixample district built with a mix of arhcitectural styles: Spanish Late Gothic, Catalan Modernisme and Art Nouveau. The construction of the church started in 1883, when Antoni Gaudi took over the project and changed its design. It is expected that the church will be completed in 2026. The church contains an impressive amount of detail and decorations. It is a major tourist attraction in Barcelona.
01 Sagrada familia cathedral 02 Spire 03 Spires 04 Spires 05 Statue of apostle Thomas 06 Statue of apostle Bartholomew
07 Statue of apostle Jacob 08 Statue of apostle Philip 09 Spire 10 Golden statue of Jesus 11 Apostle spires 12 Sagrada familia cathedral
13 Windows 14 Windows 15 Passion facade 16 Passion facade portal 17 Bronze door 18 Cathedral interior
19 Main altar and crucifix 20 Ceiling 21 Stained glass windows 22 Stained glass windows 23 Stained glass windows
24 Stained glass windows 25 Stained glass windows 26 Spiral stairs 27 Rib-vault ceiling 28 Roof detail 29 Nave and pillars
30 Main altar and crucifix 31 Nave and pillars
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