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
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.
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.
Arenas de Barcelona, Barcelona
In 2011 the Arenas de Barcelona, originally built in 1900 as a bullring, was converted into a modern shopping and recreational complex. Its rooftop terrace offers great views over the area.
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.

Random Barcelona Tours & Activities
PortAventura Day Trip from Barcelona, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 11-12 hours (approx.)
From USD
$82.97
Barcelona Modernism and Gaudi Walking Tour , Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$21.33
Small-Group Barcelona Sailing Trip, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$76.09



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