Sagrada Familia, Montserrat and Casa Milá are mentioned in Dan Brown’s upcoming novel – Origin!
Have you been to Sagrada Familia, Montserrat, and Casa Milà yet? If you have never been there, don’t worry there is still time, but you should at least know that you will be able to see these wonderful and spectacular architectures through the eyes of Dan Brown latest novel that will be launched this 2017! You will be able to appreciate these Barcelona’s famous attractions in some of the scenarios on “Origin” -together with attraction belonging also to Bilbao, Sevilla and Madrid- which will be published the next 5th of October of this year. Thanks to Dan Brown new book, Barcelona’s attractions will become more famous in the world, which is the best promotion that someone can do to Barcelona’s history and culture. No matter you are interested in Barcelona stuffs or not, you should not miss the chance to get to know more about Barcelona.
Dan Brown’s novels are really famous in the world, even you have never read his novel, you may hear some of his novels, including The Lost Symbol, Inferno, and The Da Vinci Code. His books have sold more than 200 million copies around the world and translated into 56 languages.
His writing likes to combine with science, religion, history, arts, and architectures altogether at a dangerous crossroads. Dan Brown Origin plot will lead the protagonist to discover the answer to some of the great questions of humanity. Through the intriguing interlaces that Dan Brown normally develops in his books, you should not miss the chance to get to know more about Barcelona.
While you are enjoying Brown’s latest, wonderful novel, you will probably start thinking about organizing a trip to see live the beauty of the city… So here we want to give you some tips about the most important sites mentioned in the book:
Sagrada Familia is one of the famous architectures of the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, and definitively the greatest product of his life. It has been started building since 1882. Because it is an ‘atonement church’, construction fee is based on donation, explaining in this way also the slow building progress. Furthermore, Sagrada Familia is the first architectures which listed on ‘World Heritage Site’ under constructions. If you do not want to wait for the long queue, you can choose to buy the ticket online before visiting.
Montserrat is one of the mountains which you can enjoy the most spectacular view and scenery. You can easily access there by train, or you can catch the cable car to access there, too. In Montserrat, not only can you enjoy the view as the writer mentioned above, but also sightsee different attractions there, including Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, which is one of the most famous abbeys in Barcelona. Besides Santa Maria de Montserrat Abbey, you can also enjoy visiting the church and if you are lucky, you may watch the hymn performance by lovely children. However, do not forget the photo-taking policy. When the church is having service, you are better to avoid taking photos in order to respect the atmosphere.
Casa Milá is another attraction which you should not miss it. It is located in Passeig de Grácia. Therefore, you can easily access there by public transportation. Case Milá was built from 1906 to 1912, which was Pere Mila’s house, the millionaire during that time. Pere Milá admired Antoni Gaudí’s design on Casa Batlló, so he invited Gaudí to design Casa Milá. It was listed as ‘World Heritage Sites’ in 1984. Outside Casa Mila, you can usually see a long queue, so it is better to reserve the ticket online.
During your stay in Barcelona, you can feel for sure the sensation that Barcelona will always wrap you around its finger; day and night!
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