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)
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
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.
Columbus Monument, Barcelona
The Monument a Colom or Columbus Monument is a 60m tall column built in 1888 in honor of the famous explorer who arrived in Barcelona after his discovery of America.
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.
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.

Random Barcelona Tours & Activities
Camp Nou Electric Bike Tour, Barcelona
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$73.95
Surfing Lessons in Cabrera de Mar, Barcelona
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$42.66
Cardona Castle and Salt Mountain Cultural Park Tour from Barcelona, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$73.95



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