Country : Spain
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Catalan, Spanish
City: 1 615 908 ( 2008)
Metro: 4 440 629 (2008)
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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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
Barcelona Fish, Barcelona
Locally known as Peix, the Barcelona Fish is one of the city's most eye catching pieces of public art. The sculpture was designed by the renowned architect Frank O. Gehry.
Plaça d'Espanya, Barcelona
The Plaça d'Espanya is a large square located at the foot of the Monjuïc hill. From here you can walk up the hill to the Palau National along the cascade of waterfalls.
Mercat de la Boquería, Barcelona
The Mercat de la Boqueria is the most popular of the many food markets in Barcelona. The market's iron and glass hall was built in the early 20th century.
Parc Güell, Barcelona
This unconventional park is one of Gaudí's most famous works and a must for any visitor to Barcelona. The park is a UNESCO world heritage site since 1984.

Random Barcelona Tours & Activities
Small-Group Barcelona Chocolate and Sweets Walking Tour, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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City Sightseeing Barcelona Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Ticket valid for 1 or 2 days
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Barcelona Electric Bike Tour: Alta Alella Winery Visit and Wine Tasting, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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