The Sagrada Familia is a monumental church began on 19 March 1882 from the project of the diocesan architect Francisco de Paula del Villar (1828-1901). In late 1883, he was commissioned Gaudí’s subsequent works, work that did not leave until his death in 1926. Since then, several architects have continued the work following the original idea of Gaudí.
The building is located in the center of Barcelona, and over the years has become one of the most universal signs of identity of the city and the country. It is visited annually by millions of people, and there are also many who study its architectural and religious content.
The temple has always been sin; that is, from the beginning, now over 133 years ago, is built from donations. In this sense, Gaudí himself said: “The Sagrada Família makes the people and is reflected in it is a work that is in the hands of God and the will of the people.” The construction continues and you could end during the first third of the century.