Barcelona Sightseeing

The Olympic Games in 1992 marked the rebirth of an ancient city that has been and remains the icon of modernity in Spain. Barcelona holds many cities within it. It is an old town, elegant, gothic and powerful Mediterranean port and capital of Catalonia. This rich history is the fundament of a new city, open and cosmopolitan, which is limited by the sea and the mountains and offers a high living standard.

Barcelona culture

Barcelona is a city where it is impossible to get bored. It has many attractions for all visitors. It can take you one day to see just a few of the city: the Gothic Barcelona (Cathedral, Generalitat Palace), the modernistic Barcelona (Sagrada Familia, Parc Guell), Barcelona Maritime (Customs, Royal Atarazanas) Barcelona Olympics, the popular Barcelona (Ramblas), Barcelona nightlife and shopping. The possibilities for sightseeing in Barcelona are immense.

Some Barcelona sights:

  • Jardin botánico
  • Collserola
  • Jardines del Teatro Griego

Barcelona attractions

For families or people looking for Barcelona attractions, there are plenty of them:

Gaudí Sagrada Familia

Giant temple designed by the famous architect Antonio Gaudí. This building has been under construction since 1882 and it still has to be finished which is expected within the next 30 to 80 years(depending on funding and resources). Funds are collected from donations.

Barcelona acuarium

Popular attraction in the city for children and not that young people.

Poble Espanyol de Montjuic

Spanish village with different quarters that replicate the style of the houses and architecture from different parts of Spain.

Barcelona monuments information:

Below you can browse more information about this beautiful city and the surroundings. Explore and enjoy Barcelona!

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