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1 Parc Güell
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Rank: 2 About 240

One of the star attractions of Barcelona is the Parc Güell. The park, designed by Antoni Gaudí, is located to the north of the Barcelona district. The park was planned and constructed from 1900 to 1914...

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Address: Carrer d'Olot, s/n, Barcelona

2 Magic Fountain of Montjuic
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Rank: 5 About 240

The Magic Fountain is a large fountain which was built in 1929. When active, this fountain constantly changes its shape and color. This fountain was part of a project built for the 1929 Universal Exhibition. This project was designed...

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Address: La Font Magica

3 Plaza Catalonia
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Rank: 22 About 240

It was built in 1927 by architect Francisco Nebot, a decade before the advent of the Franco dictatorship, is adorned with several fountains, monuments and statues. It is the nerve center of Barcelona and a good reference point to guide you when...

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4 Port Vell
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Rank: 47 About 240

The Old Port is a major point of attraction for tourists and for the people of Barcelona, inside there are Maremagnum, the IMAX Port Vell and the largest aquarium in Europe, containing 8,000 species of aquatic animals. A footbridge swivel, the Rambla...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Port Vell

Overall rating:
Rank: 60 About 240

Gaudi's presence in Barcelona is easily felt everywhere, just looking around you can see the jumbled buildings just off the ramblas, or take a moment to go to the Gaudi's Park,

Reviewed by: Sami

5 Plaça d'Espanya
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Rank: 78 About 240

Built for the Exposition Universelle of 1929, the center of the Font Màgica, very popular for its evening shows, and three sculptural groups representing the three seas that wash the coast of Spain: the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean and the...

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Address: Plaça d'Espanya

6 Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria
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Rank: 112 About 240

The Boqueria Market as it is known at present has been through lots of phases of life. This market was born as a traveling market and placed in the Ramblas of Barcelona. The market was set in the best place in order to attract...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: La Rambla 91 Barcelona, Spain

7 Estadio Olímpico de Montjuïc
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Rank: 134 About 240

The sports complex was opened in 1929 at the Exposición Internacional de Barcelona. The stadium has hosted major events like the Olympics of 1992 and the final of women's rugby World Cup in 2002. In 2001 it was renamed the Lluís Companys Olympic...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Avinguda de l'Estadi 52 08038

8 Fiestas Gràcia
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Rank: 135 About 240

The Catalan city is also famous for this neighborhood party that takes place in the second half of August and see the locals compete in decorating the streets. This is the main feature of the festival, which is also called the Carnival of Gracia to...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Gràcia

9 San Agustin
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Rank: 145 About 240

It is a remarkable sixteenth location, now functioning as a civic center and as a bar. The core of the building is the spectacular Gothic cloister, where there are two gates, the main street and secondary Comerç the Plaza de la Academia, where there...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Plaza de la Acadèmia

10 Castell de Montjuïc
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Rank: 157 About 240

Erected in 1640 to repel the assault of the Castilian troops, in 1842 it was used to bombard the city and quell the rebellion in the blood of the people against the Government's tax policy. Turned into a prison in the late nineteenth century to crush...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Carretera de Montjuïc 66 8038

11 Finca Güell
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Rank: 161 About 240

It is a spectacular area of the stables that Gaudi devised for the wealthy businessman and patron Güell. The project culminated in two halls of Gaudi, whose architecture was very influenced by Arab construction techniques, a constant feature of his...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Avenida de Pedralbes 7

12 Plà de la Seu
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Rank: 177 About 240

The construction of the Cathedral began in 1298 on the Plaça de la Seu, the center of the Gothic Quarter, the oldest quarter of the city. The facade is dominated by the great door and an imposing spire that, contrary to the norm, is over the main...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Pla de la Seu, 3

13 Torre Agbar
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Rank: 189 About 240

Inaugurated in 2005, it is 144 meters high, with 38 floors, of which 4 are underground. It is the third tallest building in the city after the skyscraper of the Hotel Arts and Torre Mapfre. It has 4,500 luminous devices that use LED technology, which...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Placa de las Glories Catalanes

14 Casa Vicens
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Rank: 202 About 240

It is the first important work of Gaudí. Like many other artist, it reveals the influence of Viollet-le-Duc, just with this work the artist formulated for the first time his style. The building is a modernist, but aggregates Gothic and Mediterranean,...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Carrer de les Carolines 22

15 Feria de Abril
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Rank: 203 About 240

The annual Feast of April is a very colorful and festive event. There are two main areas in which it takes place: the Luna Park with its Ferris wheel, and the seafront in the Forum, which offers spectacular views of the coast of Barcelona.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Rambla de Prim 2-4

16 Jardi Botànic de Barcelona
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Rank: 206 About 240

It spreads over 15 hectares on the hill of Montjuic, a symbol of the city. It is characterized by a system of terraces that follow, by reviewing the various species of continents; obviously dominates the vegetation, but there are spaces in California,...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Calle Dr Font i Quer 2 08038


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