Why Is The Cathedral In Barcelona Not Finished?

What is the unfinished church in Barcelona called?

La Sagrada Família is one of Gaudí's most famous works in Barcelona. It's a giant Basilica that has been under construction since 1882 (that's not a typing error) and it's not expected to be completed for some time yet. Picture of Sagrada Família - a giant Basilica in Barcelona by Antoni Gaudí.

Why did Gaudi build La Sagrada Familia?

Beginning of the Construction of Sagrada Familia

Initially, the diocese architect Francisco del Villar planned the church. Gaudí was convinced that the city would someday be known for "his" church.

Is the Gaudi Cathedral finished?

Thanks to an influx of funding, some striking innovations and a lot of old-fashioned craftsmanship, the famously unfinished church is now on schedule to be completed in 2026, the 100th anniversary of the death of its architect, Antoni Gaudí.

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