Casa Batllo

Casa Battló

  Whipped up between 1904 and 1906, this really is a Gaudi classic! In a homage to Catalonia’s patron saint St Jordi (St George in English money), who went around slaying dragons in his spare time, the Catalan genius uses the exterior to represent a dragon with a sword stuck in it. The skeleton-like windows are said to represent the remains of the beast’s victims and locally the place is known as the ‘house of the bones’.

The inside is just as bonkers and trying to find somewhere to hang a picture must have been a nightmare for the Battlo family who commissioned Gaudi to do the renovations!

We love this house and if you have to choose only one Gaudi building inside the city to enjoy, then this would be the one to go for.

Top Tip

Visit  it!

General Info

General Visit 20.35€ (AudioGuide included) – Adults

General Visit FREE  –  children under 7

General Visit 16.30€ (AudioGuide included) – 7 to 18 years (proof of age needed)


Monday to Sunday 09:00 – 21:00 All Year
Last entrance at 20:40

PLEASE NOTE: From time to time, something may happen to affect opening times for Cultural Visits, leading on rare occasions to a planned closure at 2.00 pm.

Tel.: +34 934 880 666
email: (we do not direct link addresses email to avoid spam)

How to get there

Metro – Line 2 (purple) Line 3 (green) Line 4 (yellow) station PASSEIG de GRACIA

On Foot – 5 minute walk up Passeig de Gracia from PLACA CATALUNYA

Tourist Bus & Taxi


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