Sagrada Familia to pay €36 million after building without permit for 136 years

Barcelona’s famous unfinished basilica is finally paying the price for more than a century of building for free.

The Sagrada Familia, the unique structure by Antoni Gaudí that dominates the Barcelona skyline, has been 136 years in the making. Its spires and the ever-present silhouette of cranes have become a part of the city’s identity and its most visited attraction.

However, in 1882 the original plans never got an official approval from the local council, and the modern-day Sagrada...


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