An Artistic Construction
You can't go wrong if you're trying to bring a piece of church aesthetic to your home when talking about this magnet souvenir from Spain. For one, it features some of the most recognizable landmarks in all of Spain, so it is likely to appeal to anyone who has traveled to the beautiful city of Barcelona.
It is a fairly grand magnet to put up in order to remember your last trip to Barcelona, after all it is renowned throughout Europe, and with good reason. Its also evocative of the grandeur in general that Spain has come to achieve. They have seen great wealth come and go, and plenty of evidence remains in the form of widely venerated feats of artistic construction like the ones found on this magnet.
Talking About Barcelona, it's Gaudi
When you think of Barcelona, the fist name that comes to your mind in Antoni Gaudi, the great master architect that gave the city its distinctive identity. The Sagrada Familia is by all means his most emblematic work. Also, it was the work that took him all his life to work on and even today is not finished.
Gaudi's genius can be perceived in the famous conical towers that soar up going beyond the main portals of the church. He envisioned eighteen towers, however he could see only one finished. This amazing church was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2005. One of Gaudi most functional inventions was the parabolic arch also known as catenario which was the most efficient device to hold the heavy and complex structure o the construction. All in all, this is great travel souvenir that you can use as the perfect excuse to describe the magnificence of Barcelona and the architectural works by Gaudi.