Casa Batlló, built between 1904 and 1906, is one of the masterworks of Barcelona’s native son Antoni Gaudi. Locals call the building Casa dels Ossos (the House of Bones) because of its organic and skeletal style. Built in the Modernisme style that Gaudi is so famous for, the building's irregular shape and orange & green ceramic mosaic give the create an almost dragonesque look. Much of the facade is reminiscent of the Mediterranean's blue water. The creativity continues inside, where strikingly vibrant window frames and stairwells surprise at every turn. Prices for an interior visit are rather high (over €20), so most travelers simply admire the incredible exterior.
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