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Which tower is best to visit at the Sagrada Família?

Antoni Gaudí's most ambitious project is still unfinished almost a century after his death. Only 2 of the stunning Sagrada Família's trinity of towers are complete and open to the public─the Nativity façade and Passion façade. Which is most worth the visit?

Architecture

Gaudí fans will find his influence most striking in the vibrant Nativity tower. The Passion tower is less ornate, possessing a more earnest Gothic charm.

Religion

As the names suggest, each tower is religiously symbolic. The joyous Nativity faces the sunrise away from the Passion's starving, skeletal form.

View

The Passion tower is the taller of the two. Unfortunately the Nativity tower opens too late to catch the sunrise, but its view is more diverse, if less spectacular.

Access

Both towers have elevators to the top, if you don't have the legs for stairs, but be warned - only the Passion tower has an elevator back down again!

Crowds

The Nativity tower is generally less busy as no groups are allowed up. However, if you really don't like crowds, stay outside and see the building illuminated at night instead!

Sagrada Familia: Our Tips

How to get there?

The simplest way to get to the Sagrada Família is by metro. Hop off at the conveniently named Sagrada Família metro stop!

When to visit?

The Sagrada Família is always crowded, but the queues will be at their shortest in the early morning or late afternoon, when the sunlight's at its most magical anyway!

Buying tickets

If you're not buying tickets in advance, then prepare to queue for hours! They're easily available online and prices differ depending on which parts you want to access and whether or not you want to include an audio guide or tour. Tickets have a 1-hour admission window, but once inside you can stay until closing time.

How much time?

You could easily while away 3 or 4 hours at the Sagrada Família, although you can do it in half that if you have a busy itinerary. Just make sure you book tickets in advance!

Good to Know

  • When to visit
    Open at 9:00AM. Closing times are: November to February 6:00PM, April to September 8:00PM, March and October 7:00PM.
  • What is the price?
    Free to see from the outside, prices for a visit inside start at 15€, with options to add guides or tower visits.
  • Will I need a guide?
    It will definitely help. Guides and audio guides are available for an added cost when you buy your entrance ticket.
  • How to get there
    Take the metro to the Sagrada Familia stop!
  • Additional tips
    • Please remember that this is a basilica, and polite behavior and quiet voices are expected.
    • Bags, backpacks and suitcases will be checked upon entering the basilica. *Visitors under 16 must be accompanied by an adult

What People Are Saying About Sagrada Familia

Amazing architecture- the soul of Gaudi is palpable!

An amazing building; there is great reverence and love in its design and creation. Gaudi certainly was a servant of God in every sense!

Fast Track Sagrada Familia Entrance Ticket Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer, 02/11/2017

A thoroughly enjoyable and informative experience.

The guide was very knowledgeable and interesting about the Sagrada Familia itself as well as about Gaudí and others connected with its design and construction. He was obviously well acquainted with the historical and religious significance of its design.

Well informed guide - good knowledge of English made for a great day!

Our guide knew a great deal about the Segrada Familia and clearly had a passion for the subject. She brought the whole experience alive - we were very impressed. A sincere thank you!

Alexa was a thorough, knowledgeable & friendly guide.

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Alexander, our guide, was friendly & helpful & I'm sure we would of missed a lot on our own. Well worth the money, although I would recommend going in the warmer months !

Barcelona: Sagrada Familia Fast Track Access Tour Reviewed by Stephenie, 01/18/2017

Fantastic visit and Tanya was very informative.

Even though the outside of the Sagrada Familia is amazing this doesn't prepare you for the even more amazing interior. Absolutely stunning and a must see for all visitors to Barcelon.

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