Barcelona Tourist Attractions and Travel

Barcelona, is the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain.

 

Barcelona Tourist Attractions

 

It is located on the Mediterranean coast, between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs, and is limited to the west by the Serra de Collserola ridge.

 

La Sagrada Fam®™lia, a Masterpiece designed by Antoni Gaud®™ 

La Sagrada Família, a Masterpiece designed by Antoni Gaudí

 

Barcelona is a major economic centre, with one of Europe's principal Mediterranean ports.

 

Founded as a Roman city, and besieged several times during its history, Barcelona is today an important cultural centre and a major tourist destination and has a rich cultural heritage. Dalian

 

Particularly renowned are architectural works of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner that have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

 

Another Gaudi 

Another Gaudi's Work: Park Güell

 

La Sagrada Família at night

 

Antonio Gaudí, was a Spanish, Catalan architect, who belonged to the Modernisme (Art Nouveau) movement and was famous for his unique style and highly individualistic designs.

 

Antonio Gaud®™ 

Antonio Gaudí

 

Since his born in 1852, he had been building his own kingdom of dream in Barcelona until his death in 1878. Now you may find his dream everywhere in Barcelona.

 

Casa Mil®§ by Gaudi 

The Casa Milà by Gaudi

 

Sharing the same reputation as Gaudi, but with a totally different style, Lluís Domènech i Montaner also had left lots of remarkable arts to Barcelona, also to the world.

 

Hospital de Sant Pau designed by Montaner 

Hospital de Sant Pau designed by Montaner

 

Palace of Catalan Music by Montaner 

Palace of Catalan Music by Montaner

 

Interior of Palace of Catalan Music 

Interior of Palace of Catalan Music

 

Another sign of Barcelona is "The Torre Agbar" designed by a French architect Jean Nouvel.

 

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Barcelona attractions

 

But the funny part is this torre doesn't have the same luck as other remarkable constructions in Barcelona.

 

Torre Agbar 

The Torre Agbar

 

Today many people would like to refer to the Torre Agbar as the 'fallus' or 'penis-building' and can be googled under that name.

 

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Barcelona tourism

 

However especially at night it looks much more like a plastic and colorful dildo.

 

The Torre Agbar at night 

The Torre Agbar at night

 

We seems to focus too much on architecture in Barcelona but almost ignore its beauty in other aspects, like its churches, and its morden arts.

 

Catalunya National Museum of Art (MNAC) 

Catalunya National Museum of Art (MNAC)

 

Do you know Barcelona has its own Triumphal Arch?

 

Cathedral of Barcelona before 2007 restoration 

Cathedral of Barcelona before 2007 restoration

 

Footbridge, Port of Barcelona, and International Convention Centre

At the end, I have to mention about the Barcelona Football Club, which is one of the most famous football clubs in the world.

 

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Barcelona travel

 

Its stadium, Nou Camp Stadium, is also a spot worth of being visited.



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