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
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.
Torre Agbar, Barcelona
At 142 meters, the Torre Agbar is one of Barcelona's tallest buildings. Its colorful cladding and unorthodox shape make it a remarkable sight, especially at night.
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.
Plaça del Rei, Barcelona
The Plaça del Rei is a historic square in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona. It is bordered by the Palau Reial Major, once the seat of the counts of Barcelona and kings of Aragon.

Random Barcelona Tours & Activities
Barcelona Christmas Market Walking Tour, Barcelona
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$22.76
Barcelona Modernism and Gaudi Walking Tour , Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$19.60



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