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Barcelona attractions: monuments and popular sights

Landmarks and Historic sites

1 Sagrada Familia
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Rank: 1 About 240

Sagrada Familia is the most popular modern-styled church in Barcelona, Spain.The foundation stone of Sagrada Familia was laid in 1882 and it is still not complete. The building,...

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Address: Carrer de Mallorca, 401, Barcelona

2 Casa Batlló
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Rank: 4 About 240

Casa Batllò is an historic building which was restored by Joseph Maria Jujol and Antoni Gaudi in 1877 and remodeled in from 1905 to 1907. This structured building has a visceral and skeletal organic quality and was...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Passeig de Gràcia, 43, Barcelona

3 La Pedrera (Casa Milà)
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Rank: 6 About 240

Casa Mila is better referred to as La Pedrera and is a building which was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi during the period of 1906 to 1910. Officially, this building was completed in 1912. This building...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Provença, 261 – 265

4 Castell de Montjuic
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Rank: 7 About 240

Address: Carretera de Montjuïc 66

5 Cathedral of Santa Eulalia
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Rank: 9 About 240

The Cathedral of Santa Eulalia is the Gothic cathedral seat of the Archbishop of Barcelona in Spain. The cathedral was constructed throughout the 13th to 15th centuries and the principal works finished in the 14th...

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Address: Pla de la Seu, 3

6 Palau de la Música Catalana
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Rank: 10 About 240

The Palace de la Musica Catalana was built between 1905 and 1908 by architect, Lluis Domenech I Montaner. This was built as a headquarters for the Orfeo Catala and constitutes a symbolic and a sentimental heritage of the city...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Calle Sant Pere Més Alt

7 Monestir de Montserrat
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Rank: 13 About 240

The Benedictine monastery rises in all its glory on the mountain of Montserrat, at an altitude of 700 meters. Every year it is visited by pilgrims and tourists, attracted by the sanctity of the building in perfect harmony with the rocky landscape that...

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Address: monastir de montserrat

8 Santa Maria del Mar
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Rank: 16 About 240

It is a fourteenth-century Gothic church overlooking the sea. It was built by the residents of La Ribera with the money they had earned through foreign trade. It was their private church. The stain glassed windows are definitely the strong point of...

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Address: parroquia santa maria del mar

9 Casa Vicens
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Rank: 25 About 240

Casa Vicens is a historic building which is situated in Barcelona and was designed by Antoni Gaudi. This beautiful building was built in the period 1883 – 1889 for industrialist Manuel Vicens. This historic...

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Address: Carrer de les Carolines 24

10 Palau Güell
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Rank: 26 About 240

Palau Guell was built in 1888 by Gaudi, the sunlight through the windows and is attenuated by three parabolic arches made of gray stone. The great arches give the impression of a large Gothic window, even if the windows Gaudí realized that the...

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Address: Carrer del Rosselló, 265

11 Casa Amatller
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Rank: 27 About 240

Casa Amatller is a historic building built in Modernisme style and is situated in Barcelona. This building was designed by Joseph Puig I Cadafalch. The historic building is also known for its unique modernist buildings....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Passeig de Gracia, 41

12 Caixa Forum
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Rank: 31 About 240

Caixa Forum is an entity that deals with socio-cultural and headed to the financial institution Caixa. The headquarters is located in an old and huge cotton mill, which was built in the modernist style in the early twentieth century. The area has...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Av. Marques de Comillas, 6-8

13 Mirador de Colon
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Rank: 34 About 240

Mirador de colon , es una escultura echa por madonna en los años 1821 - 1822 - 1823 . La hizo porque le dolia el colon , y esta echa de caca congelada. Gracias , no se molesten .

Reviewed by: Salasa
Address: Mirador de Colon

14 Arc de Triomf
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Rank: 42 About 240

It is a building in Mudejar style, a Christian style with elements of Arab inspiration, 30 meters high. It was built by Josep Vilaseca y Casanovas for the Universal Exhibition of 1888, with the function of a gateway to the exhibition site. It is...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Arc de Triomf

15 Casa Calvet
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Rank: 43 About 240

Built in 1899 and designed by Antoni Gaudí, the work presents a symmetry and order unusual for Gaudí, due to the will of the Catalan architect to adapt the building to the other, very aristocratic, already. Casa Calvet was voted best building of 1900...

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Address: Calle de Casp, 48

16 Casa Lleò Morera
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Rank: 44 About 240

The work is part of the famous "Manzana de la Discordia", a complex of three buildings that represent three different examples of modernist art. The House Lleó Morera is treated to the details: participated in its implementation because many skilled...

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Address: Passeig de Gràcia, 35

Best Places
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Rank: 52 About 240

The city, Barcelona is known as the architectural wonder city of Spain. Barcelona city has some of the best places to see whilst in the city. This city offers all the culture and the art of a...

Reviewed by: Laalamani

17 Fonte di Canaletes
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Rank: 64 About 240

The Canaletes Fountain is at the beginning of La Rambla and attracts many tourists, mainly thanks to the legend that whoever drinks the water Canaletes then returns to visit the city. This fountain is also the name at the top of Las Ramblas, called...

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Address: Font de Canaletes

18 Pavilion Mies van der Rohe
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Rank: 88 About 240

It is the reconstruction of the pavilion built for the Universal Exhibition of 1929. It is considered one of the best examples of rationalist architecture of the twentieth century. The space hosts constantly shows, exhibitions and workshops, focused...

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Address: Marquès de Comilles

Roman Buildings in Barcelona
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Rank: 90 About 240

The Romans founded early Barcelona to protect their trade route to the south of Spain.Augustus founded the city –Colonia Iulia Augusta Faventia Paterna Barcino– or Barcino as it was commonly known and Claudius strngthened abd...

Reviewed by: PeterGuest

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