Gaudi’s Park Güell in Barcelona is one of the most beautiful and unique forms of art and architecture in Europe. Built between 1900 and 1914, it was Gaudi’s aim to reflect his personal style by drawing inspiration from organic shapes and creating structural shapes rooted in geometry “free of the rational rigidity or any sort of classic premisses”. Along with his equally famed Sagrada Familia, Gaudi is renowned today as an architectural genius and the face of Catalan modernism. In 1984, UNESCO declared the park a World Heritage Site.
This post is part of my Photography series, showcasing my own snaps of everything from scenery, nature and wildlife to cityscapes, monuments and people – all from my personal travels around the world.