Country : Spain
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : Catalan, Spanish
City: 1 620 943 ( 2012)
Metro: 4 891 249 (2014)
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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
Mercat de la Boquería, Barcelona
The Mercat de la Boqueria is the most popular of the many food markets in Barcelona. The market's iron and glass hall was built in the early 20th century.
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.
Montjuïc Communications Tower, Barcelona
This iconic tower was built as the telecommunications tower for the olympics of 1992. The slender design was created by the renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.
Arc de Triomf, Barcelona
The Arc de Triomf is a triumphal arch with colorful brickwork in mudéjar style. The arch was originally built as the entrance gate for the 1888 Universal Exposition.

Random Barcelona Tours & Activities
Kayak and Paddleboard Experience in Barcelona, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:2.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Girona and Costa Brava Guided Day Tour from Barcelona, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 10 hours
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