The spectacular Park Güell is a visual spectacle of shattered patterned ceramic tiles and structures absent of any straight lines. The breathtaking arches and intricate mosaic tiles are signatures of the world-renowned architect, Antoni Guadí. In the 1900s Eusebi Güell hired Guadí to create a garden city that would host around 60 houses for the upper class. Unfortunately, only two houses were built before interest in the idea extinguished; however, this left the people of Barcelona with an extraordinary park full of colour and life. Park Güell remains the most riveting park in Barcelona with its serpent-shaped ceramic bench, stone-lion heads, exuberant dragon, giant pillars, arched stone structures, and lively botanical gardens.