barcelona
Country : Spain
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Catalan, Spanish
Population
City: 1 620 943 ( 2012)
Metro: 4 891 249 (2014)
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
Parc de la Ciutadella, Barcelona
Barcelona's centrally located Parc de la Ciutadella was created at the end of the 19th century, replacing a large citadel. It is home to a zoo, museums and the Catalan Parliament.
Casa Milà, Barcelona
Casa Milà is one of Antoni Gaudí's many unconventional buildings in Barcelona. It was his last work before devoting his life to the construction of the Sagrada Familia.
Santa Maria del Mar, Barcelona
The Santa Maria del Mar is one of Barcelona's most important churches. Built in the 14th century in a span of just over 50 years, it is a magnificent example of Catalan Gothic architecture.
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.




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