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
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.
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.
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.
Eixample, Barcelona
Eixample is a district developed in the second half of the 19th century. The area is renowned for its wonderful modernist architecture; several of Gaudi's buildings can be found here.




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