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
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.
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.
Casa Batlló, Barcelona
The colorful Casa Batlló, a remodeled 19th century building, is one of Gaudí's many masterpieces in Barcelona. Its unique modernist interior is as fascinating as its surreal exterior.
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
Pyrenees Mountains Private Day Trip from Barcelona, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 11 hours
From USD
$231.87
Private Tour: Romantic Sailing Trip from Barcelona, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$208.68
Barcelona Hop-on Hop Off Tour: East to West Route, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$36.83
Barcelona and Montserrat Helicopter Tour, Barcelona
  • Duration: 40 minutes
From USD
$409.18



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