La Casa Batlló is one of Gaudi: Leader of Catalan Modernism´s, most famous buildings. This is a remodeling of a building that existed in this same place by Emili Sala Cortés. It is located on the famous Passeig de Gracia, the wide avenue that runs through the Eixample district; a perfect example of modernist area. In this well known artistic area of the city other works of modernist architects exist such as La Casa Amatller by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, la Casa Lleó Morera, by Lluís Domènech i Montaner; and la Casa Miralles, by Enric Sagnier i Villavecchia
When you visit La Casa Batlló most are impressed by its unique architecture. You can take guided tours from 9am until 9pm, in summer you can listen to music piano and drink a glass of champagne on the terraces of this world heritage site.
This building is just a few blocks from the hostel!!!