Barcelona travel guide




Barcelona Travel Guide

Where to go Barcelona

The places you must definitively have to visit are:

la Sagrada Familia (Expiatory Temple of the Holy Family)

- Is a giant and not finished Temple, it was designed by Antoni Gaudí and it has been under construction since 1882, it is definitively an architecture masterpiece that has a symbolic structure with three main façades which represent the Passion and Death on the west, the Nativity on the east and the Glory planned on the south, if you go someday to Barcelona you must visit it.

La Rambla

- Seven different sections, each with its own name, conform the most famous street in the city, called La Rambla and also well known as "Las ramblas", it’s one of the most famous boulevards in the world, .its name comes from the Arabic word for riverbed, it is often crowed and it is visited by tourists and locals alike and constitutes today’s centre of activity Barcelona.


- This small Spanish village homes exotic gardens, the Greek theatres, several of Barcelona’s museums, sculptures, fine art galleries, leisure attractions, soothing parks, but the most popular attraction is by far the Magic Fountains.Its name means Hill of Jewries in traditional catalan and nowadays it is intimately related with sports, because this hill harbors several sport facilities

Parc Guell

- This park is one of the most fascinating and peculiar parks in the world, it was built from 1900 to 1914, this park was designed by Gaudi and it seems taken out from some fairy tale. At the beginning it was part of a commercially unsuccessful housing site but later it was opened to the public in 1922 .Today it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Works of Antoni Gaudí".

Poble Espanyol

- It was built in 1929 by a team of two architects, an engineer and an artist during the International Exhibition in Barcelona on the Montjuďc hill, they created it by building 116 buildings in different architectural styles representing Spain's many regions, in fact several of Poble Espanyol's buildings are exact reproductions of existing buildings, due to its popularity it was not demolished then. It was renovated in 1988 and several attractions were added, today it also features a number of bars, restaurants, shops and even some nightclubs.

Casa Milŕ

- It was built between 1905 and 1910 as a combined apartment and office block, declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, this Another Gaudí masterpiece is also known as “La Pedrera” or “The Stone Quarry” . Is one of the most imaginative buildings of the whole architecture history this work is more a sculpture than a building. Their facade is very impressive, it is a varied and harmonious mass of undulant stone which doesn't have any straight line, the balconies are made of wrought iron and they imitate vegetable forms.

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