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El Capricho de Gaudi, Comillas

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Must see · Architectural Building · Tourist Spot
Admire one of Antoni Gaudí’s colorful architectural masterpieces at El Capricho de Gaudi. The 19th-century building was originally commissioned as a summer palace and now offers tours to celebrate its impressive architecture and construction. Head to the front gardens to see the beautiful facade of sunflower tiles. Wander from floor to floor observing the Mudéjar-influenced detailing. Stop by the site’s gift shop to pick up Gaudí-inspired souvenirs. Use our Comillas trip planner to visit El Capricho de Gaudi on your trip to Comillas, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This little architectural gem in the coastal town of Comillas, is well-maintained and easy to tour. We enjoyed walking through the house and the grounds, including the excellent explanatory...  more »
  • Great masterpiece of Gaudi outside catalunya. Ticket for only 5€ for a complete tour up to the tower  more »
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  • Nice to the eyes. Did not go in because it was expensive. Around 10 euros per person. Thought it was quite expensive. A peculiar castle. It was the Marques of Comillas’ little present to himself. You can see it from the outside for free with no problem. That walkway takes you up to the main castle and to a gorgeous view of the Pontífice University. Hard to take pictures because there’s quite a good amount of people walking in front of it. However, it is a must see if you’re there.
  • This village is one of my favourite. Full of history, art and cute stories. The house is remarkable
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