barcelona
Country : Spain
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Catalan, Spanish
Population
City: 1 620 943 ( 2012)
Metro: 4 891 249 (2014)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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
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.
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.
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 la Ciutadella, Barcelona
Barcelona's centrally located Parc de la Ciutadella was created at the end of the 19th century, replacing a large citadel. It is home to a zoo, museums and the Catalan Parliament.

Random Barcelona Tours & Activities
TOP 10 bike tour, Barcelona
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$68.15



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