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The Capricho de Gaudí

Local name: El Capricho de Gaudí

El Capricho de Gaudí is a holiday villa of extraordinary fairytale architecture with a characteristic tower as well as azulejos tiles and many plant elements placed on the facade of the building. In 2010, a museum was opened in the building.

Visitors can admire the perfect layout of the rooms, taking into account the best use of daylight, decorative elements, oriental ornaments and stunning stained glass windows.

The building was designed by Antoni Gaudi in 1883 commissioned by Maximo Diaz de Quijano. It is one of the lesser-known works of the famous architect made at the beginning of his professional career.

After the death of its original owner, the building was abandoned and fell into decline during the Spanish Civil War. In the second half of the 20th century, a restaurant was opened there, which was very popular, but did not survive the economic meltdown.


Attractions inside

    The Capricho de Gaudí map
    Barrio Sobrellano s/n39520 Comillas , Spain