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
Rambla, Barcelona
The Rambla is Barcelona's most famous street, always crowded with both locals and tourists. The partly pedestrianized boulevard connects the Plaça de Catalunya with Port Vell.
Magic Fountain, Barcelona
The Magic fountain was built for the 1929 Universal Exhibition as part of a large series of cascades and fountains. During summer evenings, this large fountain is animated with colored light.
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.
National Palace, Barcelona
The Palau Nacional is a grand building on the Montjuïc Hill built for the 1929 International Exhibition. It is home to the National Art Museum of Catalonia.

Random Barcelona Tours & Activities
Barcelona Modernism and Gaudi Walking Tour , Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$19.97
Barcelona Gourmet Tapas Walking Tour and Flamenco Show, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$101.76
Barcelona Museum Pass, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$38.64



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