barcelona
Country : Spain
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Catalan, Spanish
Population
City: 1 615 908 ( 2008)
Metro: 4 440 629 (2008)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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Barcelona
closeBarcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. The city combines modern and historic architecture in a unique way.
The modernist movement of which Gaudí was the most prominent exponent left its mark on the city with magnificent buildings like the Sagrada Familia, Casa Milà and Casa Batlló.
Random Barcelona Highlights
Montjuïc, Barcelona
Montjuïc is a hill located near the center of Barcelona. The area boasts many attractions such as Poble Espanyol and the Calatrava Tower, a legacy of the 1929 Exhibition and the 1992 Olympics.
Casa Milà, Barcelona
Casa Milà is one of Antoni Gaudí's many unconventional buildings in Barcelona. It was his last work before devoting his life to the construction of the Sagrada Familia.
Sagrada Família, Barcelona
The Sagrada Família is Barcelona's most famous landmark. The modernist church is far from completed though, it will take several more decades before the building and its 18 towers will be finished.
Parc de Joan Miró, Barcelona
This park was created in the 1980s as a homage to one of Barcelona's favorite sons, the surrealist artist Joan Miró. The park features one of his modern sculptures.




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