In the historical set of the Colonia Guell find is superb piece of the seventeenth century, former home of the founder of the colony, Mr. Eusebi Guell and Cornet.
The restoration was done in the house, Gaudí includes items such as parabolic arches of the passageways, as well as unique elements attributed to Gaudí himself as the lamp and the fireplace in the dining room. In fact Gaudí himself temporarily lived in the house, where he had a studio in the basement, so precious Crypt designing and devising his other wonderful projects.
All rooms of the house are large and spacious, with high ceilings and elements that take us to another era, a unique special charm summarized in an exclusive piece, which was once the manor farmhouse origin of Colonia Guell. Attached to the farmhouse there is a small chapel in honor of Our Lady of Sorrows, dedicated to the cult until the construction of the famous Crypt.
Note that the set of the farmhouse is listed as a UNESCO heritage and is declared of cultural interest, in short, a unique piece that history, architecture and location provides numerous possibilities.
Colonia Guell is an industrial group of modernist origin that captivates visitors with its charm and tranquility of its streets, wrapping itself in an atmosphere of itself the XIX, famous for housing a historic-artistic heritage of great value.
The representative of the whole building is the crypt Gaudí, the church of Cologne was the first work in which the great architect used as a unit of its architectural innovations, in the words of Gaudí himself if he had finished he had been '' a monumental model Sagrada Familia ".
In Colonia various cultural events, attracting many tourists, to highlight the party of Modernism, held once a year and is a theatrical recreation street scenes of everyday life of the colony a century ago are organized.
This architectural, historical and cultural jewel we can find only 20 minutes from the city of Barcelona, excellent communications, even has its own train station Ferrocarriles de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC), with trains every 15 minutes.
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