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Barcelona aug 2012

created by Frida on 2012-11-13

Barcelona aug 2012
  • 1
    Font de Montjuïc

    49 votes

    sight

    The Magic Fountain of Montjuic attracts many tourists and visitors. It was first built, like so m...

  • 2
    El Born

    1 votes

    bar

    This bar is a converted cod shop and located in the trendy El Born district. The atmosphere is co...

  • 3
    Casa Batlló

    48 votes

    sight

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

  • 4
    Sagrada Família

    283 votes

    sight

    Gaudí's sacred masterpiece is Barcelona's most famous building site. The Expiatory Church of the H...

  • 5
    Parc Güell

    205 votes

    park / zoo

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

  • 6
    Mercat de Sant Josep

    102 votes

    shop

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

  • 7
    Casa Milà

    132 votes

    sight

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

  • 8
    Montjuïc

    75 votes

    mountain

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

  • 9
    Catedral

    75 votes

    sight

    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. The artist himself created the Foundati...

  • 11
    Museu Picasso

    43 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

    42 votes

    sight

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

  • 13
    Passeig de Gràcia

    40 votes

    sight

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

  • 14
    Santa Maria del Mar

    43 votes

    sight

    The most delightful Gothic church in Barcelona. Many regard this as Barcelona's most beautiful chu...

  • 15
    Monument a Cristóbal Colom

    22 votes

    sight

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

  • 16
    Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya

    23 votes

    museum / gallery

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

  • 18
    Plaça Reial

    28 votes

    sight

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

  • 19
    Torre Agbar

    12 votes

    sight

  • 20
    Castell de Montjuïc

    11 votes

    sight

    The sight offers an excellent view.

  • 21
    Palau Güell

    32 votes

    sight

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

  • 22
    Tramvia Blau

    7 votes

    sight

  • 23
    Plaça de Sant Jaume

    5 votes

    sight

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

  • 24
    Museu Gaudí

    4 votes

    museum / gallery

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

  • 25
    Plaça del Rei

    4 votes

    sight

    A unique complex of buildings: the Palau Reial Mayor, the royal palace with its great Gothic hall...

  • 26
    Setba Zona d'Art

    1 votes

    museum / gallery

  • 27
    Museu d'Art Contemporani

    14 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

    7 votes

    museum / gallery

    The exhibitions, concerts, dance, performances, photo and video art shown here revolve around the...

  • 30
    Parc de la Ciutadella

    19 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

    sight

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

  • 32
    Plaça del Pi

    13 votes

    sight

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

  • 33
    Funicular del Tibidabo

    17 votes

    sight

  • 34
    La Boqueria

    34 votes

    sight

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

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