Gaudí sitting by his "Capricho"
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monistrolencs
N 43° 23.025 W 004° 17.580
30T E 395267 N 4804242
Quick Description: Gaudí watching at his Capricho
Location: Cantabria, Spain
Date Posted: 1/27/2009 4:10:51 PM
Waymark Code: WM5NZT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 14

Long Description:
The Capricho, in Comillas, Spain, is a building by Antoni Gaudí. In an oriental style, it has an elongated shape, on three levels and a cylindrical tower in the shape of a Persian minaret, faced completely in ceramics. The entrance is set behind four columns supporting depressed arches, with capitals decorated with birds and leaves, similar to those that can be seen at the Casa Vicens. Notable are the main lounge, with its large sash window, and the smoking room with a ceiling consisting of a false Arab-style stucco vault.
Location description: In front of "El Capricho de Comillas" by Gaudí.

Statue's Subject: Gaudí

Artist: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Photo of the statue with person sitting on bench next to the statue, standing next to the statue or other-wise interacting appropriately with the statue(face of person does not need to show, gps does not need to be in photo).
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