Barcelona's unfinished cathedral
The Sagrada Família in Barcelona is a signature piece by Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí. Construction of the Roman Catholic basilica began in 1882 and remains ongoing to this day.
Antoni Gaudi's church, which still isn't finished a century after construction began, has received its formal planning permit. The part-Gothic, part-art nouveau landmark is already one of Spain's most visited sites.
His most famous work is La Sagrada Familia. Architect Antoni Gaudi built for eternity. Now the first home he designed is being opened to visitors. It's one of eight UNESCO World Heritage sites by Gaudí in Barcelona.
Catalan police said a bomb scare near Barcelona's landmark Sagrada Familia church was a false alarm. They had earlier cordoned off the cathedral and nearby businesses.
Police have placed barriers in front the Cologne Cathedral. The measure follows reports that militants sought to target Barcelona's Sagrada Familia - another, albeit more modern, icon of ecclesiastical architecture.
The Sagrada Família church in Barcelona is a work in progress - and also one of the city's most popular tourist attractions. Construction began in 1882. The church was designed by renowned architect Antoni Gaudí.
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The Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona has been a work in progress since the year 1882. Famous architect Antoni Gaudí himself was still involved during the first phase of construction, seven others held his post since.
Germany's Ulm Cathedral is getting competition from the long-unfinished Sagrada Familia in Barcelona's for the world's tallest church. The prized pinnacle on Gaudi's masterpiece won't be finished for another 11 years.
A memorial service has been held in Barcelona for the victims of the Germanwings plane that crashed in the Alps last month, killing all 150 on board. Many of the passengers who died were Spanish nationals.
Two daredevils from Russia and Ukraine give new meaning to the term "off the beaten path." They prefer the route that leads straight to the top of Europe's most impressive buildings - with their cameras in tow.
The Pope's two-day visit to Spain came to an end in Barcelona, where he used the consecration of the Sagrada Familia basilica as an opportunity to condemn Spain's acceptance of changing family values.
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