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León and The Guzman’s Palace

The Guzman family was one of the oldest lineages in León. It was a powerful and very influential family of León, where they not only placed their Palace in the very center of this Spanish city, but also located it in such a way that its main façade opened onto the Plaza de San Marcelo. In addition, they demanded that nothing could be built in the square that would block that façade. There also accompanies this Palace, the Botines House designed by the architect Gaudí and the Old City Hall. Continue reading “León and The Guzman’s Palace”

"Leon", Blog English, Country, Spain

“Casa Botines, León and Gaudí”

Upon hearing the name Gaudí, one must pause and imaginarily travel to Barcelona and reminisce about the “Sagrada Familia” Church, “Casa Batlló”, “Casa Milá”, “Parque Güell”, among many other works of architecture so different and beautiful at the same time. Structures where Gaudí masterfully combined decoration, symbolism and functionality, comfort and use of the interior spaces. All this based on the detailed observation and careful study of nature and its forms. Continue reading ““Casa Botines, León and Gaudí””