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Tickets for Casa de les Punxes: Skip The Line + Audio Guide

Discover the legend of Sant Jordi

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Overview
Opening hours
09:00 - 20:00, last admission 19:00
Highlights
  • With your audio guide you'll get the inside scoop on the recently re-opened Casa de les Punxes, a mighty Gothic castle designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch
  • Check out the painted-tile panels that crown the sections between the spires and look for a sundial, a floral design, and an angel
  • Learn the history of Saint Jordi, the dragon-slayer of Catalan legend and a popular mythic figure in the area
Description

'The House of Spikes' might well sound like some sort of torture chamber, but it's just the translation of the Gothic castle Casa de les Punxes in Barcelona's Avinguda Diagonal. As one of the most renowned buildings in the city, you won't miss its spiky spires piercing the sky, but the inside of this Catalan building is just as awe-inspiring. With this ticket you get skip the line access to this popular attraction and an informative and entertaining audio guide.

Casa de les Punxes was once three buildings located between the Avinguda Diagonal, Carrer Rosselló and Carrer Bruc. Then in 1905 a visionary architect (nope, actually it wasn't Gaudí) by the name of Josep Puig i Cadafalch decided they should actually be one building, and that it should look like a northern European fairy tale castle.

And, like it was tapped with the wand of a Fairy Godmother - POOF! - Casa de les Punxes sprang to life. Or something like that.

After skipping the entrance line, your audio guide will tell you all about the building project, and its many significant and fanciful features. From the four amazing turrets, through the wrought-iron balconies and stained glass windows. All the way down to the neo-Gothic style sculptures by Alfons Juyol. And it's not just a beautiful building, it also manages to symbolically tell the story of Saint Jordi, the dragon-slaying legend of Catalan history.

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Skip The Line
What's included
  • Skip The Line entrance to Casa de les Punxes
  • Audio guide
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Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance.

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Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.
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Casa de les Punxes
Avinguda Diagonal, 420, 08037, Barcelona
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide
English, Spanish, Catalan, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, Russian, and Japanese
Additional info

Getting There

Metro: L4 or L5 to Verdaguer.

Opening Hours

09:00 - 20:00, last admission at 19:00.

Reviews
Michael, United Kingdom
Jul 25, 2017
I strolled into entrance and was escorted up to the start of the tour by a charming guy. There was actually no queue to skip but the whole experience was great
JOSEP, Spain
Feb 18, 2017
Very interesting for lovers of Modernism.
Anonymous
Dec 30, 2016
It's no convenient for claustrofobic persons some parts of the tour(when the doors are close)
Marcial, Spain
Aug 17, 2017
Poco se puede ver de la casa de les punxes... esperaba ver la casa, no solo conocer la historia de Sant Jordi y saber porque las rosetas y elmotivo de la construcción. La casa en sí no se visita
ELISENDA, Spain
Aug 16, 2017
Una visita fantástica! Felicidades
Francesco, Italy
Aug 14, 2017
Sopratutto se avete bimbi è un'ottima esperienza.
Personale molto disponibile.
Anonymous
Aug 1, 2017
Applicazione fantastica
Aitor, Spain
Jun 12, 2017
Nos encantó la parte de la leyenda de Sant Jordi. Es muy interactiva y está muy bien hecha.
Samantha, France
May 9, 2017
Très bien adaptée aux enfants pour comprendre l'histoire de san Jordi
Anonymous
Apr 18, 2017
Sorprende a medidaque vas ibtroduciendo en la historia....

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