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
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.
Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona
This masterpiece by Mies van der Rohe is considered a milestone in 20th century architecture. It was originally built as the German pavilion for the 1929 International Exhibition.
Port Vell, Barcelona
Formerly an obsolete harbor, the Port Vell was turned into a modern yacht-basin and entertainment center. The precinct features the largest aquarium in Europe.
Tibidabo, Barcelona
Tibidabo is the highest point in the city of Barcelona. Its top is crowned with the church of the Sacred Heart, but the big draw here is the Parc d'Attractions, a historic funfair.

Random Barcelona Tours & Activities
Small-Group Barcelona Sailing Trip, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$71.99
Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 8 hours
From USD
$83.32
'The Shadow of the Wind' Walking Book Tour in Barcelona, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$18.23



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