House Batllo Gaudí

Batllo house in a residential house built in 1877 for the textile magnate Josep Batlle y Kasanovasa at Passeig de Gracia (Passeig de Gràcia), 43 in the Eixample district (Eixample), Barcelona.

As of 1905-1907. the house was remodeled by the architect Antonio Gaudi. The local name of the house - Casa dels ossos (House of bones). It really recognizable images of bones and internal organs. The roof is covered with arches that creates associations with the back of a dragon or dinosaur. According to popular belief, rounded part to the left of center, ending a turret with a cross, a sword of St. George (St. George - the patron of Catalonia), vonzenny in the back of the dragon.


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