Stained Glass Windows At The Sagrada Familia.

I Love Cathedrals And Not Just Castles

I’ve already told you about how much I adore castles but I haven’t told you about my other big love. Yes, it’s true. My love cannot be contained to only one thing as I’m also obsessed with cathedrals!

Our rather passionate affair began in Rome last year when I visited the Vatican and entered the awe inspiring St. Peter’s Basilica for the first time. So overcome with emotion, I was moved to tears. This rather moving experience made me decide that I would spend the rest of my life exploring as many castles and cathedrals as possible.

So naturally when in Barcelona last week, I just had to go and see Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia. It was like nothing I’ve ever seen, strange and wonderful, looking like a fantastical structure that would fit perfectly in a Lord Of The Rings movie.

The inside is just as unbelievably stunning and I was completely enthralled with all of the beautiful stained glass windows.

Welcome To The Sagrada Familia

Look At That Detail

An Array of Color

Surreal Beauty

Blue Wonder

Gaudi's Dream Coming to Life
Travel Photo Thursday.
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Founder of cherylhoward.com. Canadian in Berlin. Frequent traveller now at 43 countries and counting.

22 Comments

  1. Great pics! I’ve only seen pics of this cathedral from the outside so far and really liked it. But the inside seems to be even more beautiful. Love the windows!!

  2. Wow, this is lovely. I went there but sadly did not go inside…I’m kicking myself now for that, especially since I love cathedrals and stained glass. What a beautiful cathedral interior!

  3. I really like Gaudi’s buildings, such an interesting, eccentric architect. Very nice photos you got. I’m going to Barcelona in two weeks, look forward to have a look inside now.

  4. Can’t wait to go back and really explore this place next year. I love how its so intricate and timeless. Castles and cathedrals are great reasons to travel.

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