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
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.
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.
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.
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.

Random Barcelona Tours & Activities
Private Tour: Barcelona Sailing Trip, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$49.36
Barcelona Street Art Graffitti Bicycle Tour, Barcelona
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$27.10



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