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The Beauty of Stained Light, La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

00 Stained Light La Sagrada Familia

One of the most written about tourist attractions in Barcelona is La Sagrada Familia, Modernitme architect Antoni Gaudi’s last greatest project and perhaps the most unique cathedral in the world.  And it is magnificent, as you can see from the photos below.
Instead of sharing details of the church’s unusual architecture and style in this post, I wanted to highlight what was most memorable to me.  We visited in the afternoon, and the sunlight was bathing through the windows, especially those facing west.  The light coming through the stained glass was as lovely as any I’ve ever seen, and I stop many times to enjoy it’s beauty.   Gaudi himself said, “Sunshine is the best painter”.

(Stained Light La Sagrada Familia)

The stained-glass windows …

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