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Barcelona aug 2012

created by Frida on 2012-11-13

Barcelona aug 2012
  • 1
    Magic Fountain of Montjuïc

    64 votes


    The fountain which shoots up to 50 m into the air is a real treat for the senses, especially at n...

  • 2
    El Born

    1 votes


    In this former cod shop, there's now a small, but very cosy bar.

  • 3
    Casa Batlló

    63 votes


    Revolutionary visions for residential buildings from Antoni Gaudí. This building, converted by Ant...

  • 4
    Sagrada Família

    345 votes


    Gaudí's sacred masterpiece is Barcelona's most famous building site. This cathedral is one of the ...

  • 5
    Park Güell

    254 votes

    park / zoo

    Dragons, butterflies, snakes and enchanting grottoes - Gaudí's fairytale park - a bizarre balcony...

  • 6
    La Boqueria

    126 votes


    Look, smell and taste in "Barcelona's belly", a sensual shopping experience merging Modernism and...

  • 7
    Casa Milà

    150 votes


    A full collection of Gaudí's ingenious works. Antoni Gaudí's most famous house is known locally as...

  • 8

    85 votes


    Enchanting Mediterranean gardens and parks, museums, theatre and great vantage points. Montjuïc H...

  • 9
    Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia

    94 votes


    Barcelona's acropolis: the climax of Catalonian Gothic architecture. The construction of this giga...

  • 10
    Fundació Joan Miró

    50 votes

    museum / gallery

    Miró's works, uniquely presented in a Mediterranean light. Established in 1975 and designed by his...

  • 11
    Museu Picasso

    49 votes

    museum / gallery

    Modern art displayed in an ancient setting: the city's most popular museum is housed in five medi...

  • 12
    Plaça de Catalunya

    54 votes


    The geographical centre of the city, an important transport hub and a popular place to arrange to...

  • 13
    Passeig de Gràcia

    48 votes


    Some of the most important Art Nouveau buildings are to be found on Barcelona's grand avenue: Ant...

  • 14
    Santa Maria del Mar

    53 votes


    The most delightful Gothic church in Barcelona. With Gothic architectural elements defined by towe...

  • 15
    Columbus Monument

    25 votes


    When Columbus returned from America in 1493 he was solemnly received by the Spanish kings at Barc...

  • 16
    Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya

    25 votes

    museum / gallery

    A Catalonian mega museum containing Romanesque art treasures which are unique worldwide, as well ...

  • 18
    Plaça Reial

    36 votes


    One of the most beautiful square ensembles in the city that was established between 1848 and 1859...

  • 19
    Agbar tower

    17 votes


    The glittering and colourful cigar-shaped high-rise - the 142-m-high Torre Agbar - was designed b...

  • 20
    Montjuïc Castle

    15 votes


    The sight offers an excellent view.

  • 21
    Palau Güell

    38 votes


    Remarkable palace, built by the exceptional architect Gaudi . An early work by Gaudí, built in 188...

  • 22
    Tramvia Blau

    8 votes


    The Tramvia Blau (Catalan for "blue tramway") is one of Barcelona's three tram systems. It is a 1...

  • 23
    Plaça Sant Jaume

    5 votes


    Catalan history has been and still is written at this square in the Gothic district. The people o...

  • 24
    Gaudi House Museum

    6 votes

    museum / gallery

    Gaudí's residential building in Parc Güell featuring keepsakes and art-nouveau furniture that he ...

  • 25
    Plaça del Rei

    5 votes


    This unique architectural ensemble includes an imposing watchtower and a small Gothic chapel whic...

  • 26
    Setba Zona d'Art

    1 votes

    museum / gallery

  • 27
    Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art

    17 votes

    museum / gallery

    This avant-garde building (1995) is the work of America's leading architect Richard Meier. It is ...

  • 28
    Museu de la Xocolata

    11 votes

    museum / gallery

    The museum presents a condensed history of chocolate: from the origins of cocoa and its arrival i...

  • 29
    Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona

    9 votes

    museum / gallery

    This popular art and exhibition centre showcases the city of Barcelona and urban culture more bro...

  • 30
    Parc de la Ciutadella

    24 votes

    park / zoo

    Today's charming park was once the site of a citadel, hated by the Catalans. Erected in 1715 by P...

  • 31
    Plaça d'Espanya

    9 votes


    This article is about the square in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. For other similarly named square...

  • 32
    Plaça del Pi

    17 votes


    The two squares around the church of Santa María del Pi are some of the most atmospheric in the c...

  • 33
    Funicular del Tibidabo

    21 votes


    The Funicular del Tibidabo (or Tibidabo funicular) is a funicular railway in the city of Barcelon...

  • 34
    La Boqueria

    47 votes


    La Boqueria, Barcelona's "belly", is the name of the city's famous covered market in the Rambla. ...

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