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Step Inside Gaudí's First House in Barcelona

The first house designed by Antoni Gaudí has a surprising religious history. Before Gaudí built Casa Vicens, an order of monks lived on this land and claimed the water from one of the property's natural springs had curative effects. They dedicated their work to Saint Rita, and according to local lore, many women in the neighborhood were named Rita in her honor.

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