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The Park Guell, Barcelona (1900), contains many architectural features relating to the original grottoes discovered in its making .....
unhewn stone representing stalactites in the Portico and along the Monumental Flight of Steps.
The gargoyles and dragon statuary are often embellished with broken mosaics and shells.
Gaudi's own house, Casa Trias, contains a religious statue encased by 2 scallop shells.

 
     
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Gaudi's Park Guell - Barcelona
Gaudi's Park Guell
Gaudi's house - Casa Trias
Gaudi's Park Guell - Barcelona
Gaudi's Park Guell
Gaudi's house - Casa Trias
Gaudi's Park Guell - Barcelona
Gaudi's Park Guell
The Portico
Gaudi's Park Guell - Barcelona
Gaudi's Park Guell
The Portico
Gaudi's Park Guell - Barcelona
Gaudi's Park Guell
The Portico
         
Gaudi's Park Guell - Barcelona
Gaudi's Park Guell
 
Gaudi's Park Guell - Barcelona
Gaudi's Park Guell
 
Gaudi's Park Guell - Barcelona
Gaudi's Park Guell
The Dragon with mosaics and ornamental shells
Gaudi's Park Guell - Barcelona
Gaudi's Park Guell
The Monumental Flight of Steps
 
         
 
     
     
     
 
 
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