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View from Nativity facade tower at Sagrada Familia – photos and videos

View from Nativity facade tower at Sagrada Familia

There are two kinds of views you can enjoy from the towers in the Nativity facade of Sagrada Familia, Barcelona. First is the view of the amazing sculptures on the various towers of the Nativity facade. Second is the amazing view of the city of Barcelona.

The four eastern towers on the “front” of the Sagrada Família together form the Nativity Facade view.

If you climb up a tower in the Nativity facade, you can also get a view from bridge between two towers. From this bridge you can see eastern Barcelona, the mountains, and a little bit of the ocean. Passion towers or Nativity towers – which is better?

Here are some of the best views from the Nativity facade –

Antoni Gaudi, the architect of Sagrada Familia, supervised the construction of Nativity facade.

View of Fruit Topped Tower Nativity facade
View of an oval window and fruit topped tower at Sagrada Familia, Barcelona. Image: Mikestravelguide.com

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Construction of Nativity facade lasted from 1894 to 1930.

View of Nativity facade
The nativity of Jesus or birth of Jesus as described in the gospels depicted on the Nativity facade. Image: Happytravellingfeet.com

Gaudi poured all his fantastical ideas into the Nativity facade.

Nativity facade view - Cypress tree and Jacobs ladder
Cypress tree and Jacob’s ladder on the Nativity facade. Image: Coloringwithoutborders.com

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The Nativity facade has four towers and three doors. Its outstanding feature is the elaborate decoration, replete with Christian symbols.

View from Nativity facade Tower
View of the tourists down on the street from the walkway between the towers of the Nativity facade. Image: Destinations.guru

The sculptures extend from the bottom of the facade to where the bell towers start to rise. They tell the story of the birth of Christ.

View from towers of nativity facade
The bell towers of the Nativity facade. Image: Barcelonalowdown.com

Check out the 360 degree view of Nativity facade

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The Nativity facade faces the rising sun to the northeast, a symbol for the birth of Christ.

View of intricate sculptures on nativity facade
You can spend hours staring at the intricate sculptures on the Nativity facade. Image: Triposo.com

The Nativity facade is divided into three porticos, each representing Hope, Faith and Charity.

View of Barcelona from Nativity facade
A view of the city of Barcelona and the mountain beyond from one of the towers in Nativity facade. Image: Getyourguide.com

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Nativity facade has four towers – one each for Matthias the Apostle, Saint Barnabas, Jude the Apostle, and Simon the Zealot.

View of Spires of Nativity facade
The spires on the Nativity tower. Image: Thiscouldleadtoanywhere.com

Antoni Gaudi, the architect of Sagrada Familia, supervised the construction of Nativity facade.

View of Staircase of Nativity Tower
Staircase leading down from one of the towers of Nativity facade. They don’t have handrail, so be careful as you walk down. Image: Travelgeekery.com

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Videos of views from Nativity facade towers

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