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Travel Barcelona Spain Sagrada Familia

The façade is one of the most striking aspects of the church. Intricate and filled with carvings, it shows the Passion Façade in the West, the Nativity in the East, and the Glory in the South, which is still being constructed. The Nativity Façade, which shows images from Christ’s birth, has Gaudi’s typical architectural stamp in its symbolism and it is meant to embody the very design of the church . It represents Christmas and is known as the Façade of Life.

Sagrada Familia – Barcelona’s great living basilica

One hundred and thirty years after it was begun, Barcelona’s landmark basilica, the Sagrada Familia, continues to be under construction. Designed by the Spanish Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí i Cornet, it is a monument of exquisite beauty described as the living identity of the city of Barcelona.

Join LAKSHMI SHARATH as she turns up Christmas cheer with a photographic tour of the great basilica.