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Interesting Places

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Park Guell

Carrer d’Olot, s/n, 08024 Barcelona

The Parque Güell is one of the main  works of Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona. It is a park with gardens and architectural elements inspired by nature.  This park is located on Carmel mount, it provides gorgeous views of the city.

 

 

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Sagrada Família

Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona

The Basílica y Templo Expiatorio de la Sagrada Familia (in English, Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family) is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, designed by catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. This is the Gaudí’s  masterpiece and the most important piece of Catalan modernism architecture.  Construction began in 1882, a year later Gaudí took over the project with only 31 years. He devoted the rest of his life, the last fifteen exclusively to this project. Work on the church continue today, as Gaudí envisioned it.

 

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Magic Fountain of Montjuic

Plaça de Carles Buïgas, s/n, 08038 Montjuic, Barcelona

On the occasion of the Great Universal Exhibition of 1929, the designer Carles Buïgas conceived  a fountain like a spectacular display of colour, light, motion, music and water acrobatics.  The shows can be seen at different times of day depending to season.  You can check the time on the official Magic Fountain web site.

 

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Camp nou i Museu del F.C.Barcelona

Carrer Aristides Maillol, s/n, 08028 Barcelona

Throught the visit to Camp Nou FC Barcelona you can relive the history and present of the club. During it you can access the most emblematic areas of the stadium and discover why the FCB It is “more than a club”.

 

 

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Casa Batlló

Passeig de Gràcia, 43, 08007 Barcelona

Casa Batlló is a  modernist  building  work of  architect  Antoni Gaudí. This work is a remodeling of an existing building previously. Gaudí created an original, fantastical and plenty of imagination facade with a new composition of stone and glass. This is one of the jewels of the city, and  the most emblematic work of the brilliant Catalan architect.

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Poble Espanyol

Av Francesc Ferrer i Guardia, 13, 08038 Barcelona

The Spanish Village is an architectural open-air museum located on the Montjuic hill. It summarizes the whole architecture and craftsmanship of Spain. The museum occupies a total area of 42,000 sqm and replicates  various scale buildings, squares and representative streets.

 

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Bunkers del Carmel

Carrer del Turó de la Rovira, 61, 08032 Barcelona

Bunkers of Carmel is a viewpoint on the Turó de la Rovira (Rovira’s hill). It offers spectacular panoramic views of the city, both day and night. It is located on the remains of an antiaircraft battery of the Spanish Civil War, on top of the Turó de la Rovira, in the neighborhood of Carmel.

 

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Tibidabo

Plaza del Tibidabo, 3-4, 08035 Barcelona

Tibidabo is, with 512m, the highest peak of the Collserola, in Barcelona. At the top there is the Tibidabo amusement Park. This park was opened in 1899 as the first recreational park in Spain and the second oldest in Europe.

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Les Rambles

Les Rambles

This is the first landmark that most tourists identify with the city.  This street links the city center with the ancient port.  It is a pleasant tree-lined street  of 1.3 km leading to the Christopher Columbus monument. Along the way visitors can enjoy traditional flower stalls, the Gran Teatre  Liceu as well as the Mercat de la Boqueria.

 

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Museo Picasso

Carrer Montcada, 15-23, 08003 Barcelona

The Picasso museum contains a collection of  4.249 pieces  of the famous painter from Malaga.This museum is the world reference center for discovering the early stages in Picasso’s artistic career. The entire exhibition is housed in the interior of five major palaces in the street Carrer Montcada, that date back to the XIII-XIV centuries and are an excellent example of Catalan Gothic civil architecture.

 

 

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MNAC

Palau Nacional, Parc de Montjuïc, s/n, 08038 Barcelona

National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC) is especially notable  for its outstanding collection of romanesque church paintings,  which is considered as one of the most complete in the world.  Although, this museum houses  exhibitions of Medieval, Gothic, Baroque, Modernism, and Modern art.  This museum is housed in the National Palace of Montjuic,  a huge, Italian-style building dating to 1929.

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MACBA

Plaça dels Àngels, 1, 08001 Barcelona

The Museum  of Contemporary Art of  Barcelona is dedicated to the exhibition of works made during the second half of the twentieth century. Situated in the charismatic neighborhood El Raval,  it houses more than  5.000 pieces created from the late 50s to the present.

 

 

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La Pedrera

Provença, 261-265, 08008 Barcelona

Casa Milà, popularly known as  La Pedrera, is a modernist building from the early twentieth century. It is a work of   Antoni Gaudí and was declared UNESCO World Heritage. The unique façade houses an impressive loaded inside the imaginary naturalist Gaudí.

 

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Cosmocaixa

Carrer d’Isaac Newton, 26, 08022 Barcelona

CosmoCaixa es a sciences museum which offers to visitors  stimulations and emotions to experience firsthand science. In its 50,000 sqm houses permanent and temporary exhibitions on suitable for all ages science.

 

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Laberint d’Horta

Passeig dels Castanyers, 1, 08035 Barcelona

The most ancient historic garden which is conserved in the city. Started in 1794,  this garden includes a neoclassic garden  of the XVIII and a romantic garden of XIX century.  It is located on the  former estate of the family Desvalls in Collserola.

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Mercat de la Boqueria

Les Rambles, 91, 08001 Barcelona

The Mercat de Sant Josep  (La Boqueria market) born as a street just outside the old city wall. Since 1217 it documented the presence of meat sales tables near the present site. Today it is one of the most famous markets in Europe.