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
Montjuïc, Barcelona
Montjuïc is a hill located near the center of Barcelona. The area boasts many attractions such as Poble Espanyol and the Calatrava Tower, a legacy of the 1929 Exhibition and the 1992 Olympics.
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.
Parc Güell, Barcelona
This unconventional park is one of Gaudí's most famous works and a must for any visitor to Barcelona. The park is a UNESCO world heritage site since 1984.
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.

Random Barcelona Tours & Activities
Pyrenees Mountains Small Group Day Trip from Barcelona, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 11 hours
From USD
$102.55
Barcelona Independent Scooter Tour and Rental, Barcelona
  • Average Rating:3.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$38.10



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