This place is a tourist trap! Very crowdy...!! Lots of things to look at, nice art...if you like Gaudi's lovely art since there's always something new to discover... in colors or forms.Park Güell... more
Barcelona's most famous avenue, la Rambla, is also its liveliest. The centre part of this tree-lined avenue is pedestrianised, allowing for cafés, kiosks, mimes, florists, tourists and pickpockets... more
This innovative modernist building which is another remarkable masterpiece of Gaudi has become UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. Casa Mila is also known as La Pedrera which means stone quarry due to... more
Wow, I enjoyed every part of this whole trip! From getting the funicular up to Tibidabo, to getting it back down again!
Mount Tibidabo is the mountain that overlooks Barcelona.
Firstly, it was my... more
The Laribal Gardens were first sculpted to take advantage of Montjuïc’s greenery and natural setting during the 1929 World’s Fair. They are gardens that seem to combine both the order of a French... more
Barcelona's gothic cathedral (La Seu) has a history dating back to early 14th century. You can find 28 chapels in the cathedral. The cloister with the geese and the fountain is also very interesting.... more
Located on a small quiet square of Barrio Gotico is a church (Església de Sant Felip Neri) that became famous because a tragedy that happened during the Spanish civil war. It was back in 1938 when... more
Barcelona is not just about history, architecture and religion. It is also one of the lucky cities which offer an amazing sea. I enjoyed the afternoons in the beaches of Barcelona with my wife and... more
Casa Batllo is one of Gaudi's masterpieces located on Passeig de Gracia. The amazing facade and roof design get your attention immediately. For some reason, the roof reminds me of magic mushrooms in... more
Hubby and I decided to get off the red tourist bus at Teleferic de Montjuic and catch the cable car up to the top of the mountain to the castle.
The views over Barcelona were fantastic as you can see... more
Plaça Reial attracts a very mixed crowd. By the time we were there we saw tourists taking photos of the fountain or having a good look around, locals and expats having a drink on the terrace, street... more
This 60 meters high monument was built in 1888 for the Universal Exhibition. It was dedicated to Christopher Columbus who returned to Barcelona after discovering America. The monument is located at... more
Even if you’re just a little bit interested in soccer than you should take the trip to the Nou Camp stadium and visit the museum of the FC Barcelona! You see a lot of their cups and medals and photos... more
Placa Espanya is the first stop of Aerobus coming from the airport. It's a major square where you can find a fountain, 2 towers, a shopping mall converted from an arena and some parks around. You can... more
When we walked from the Arc de Triomf all th way to the Barcelona Zoo we saw a lot of beautiful buildings. Because of the fact that the Zoo was our main destinations for the day we did not have too... more
The guidebooks describe the Plaça de Catalunya as the central point of the city. Now whether that is a geographic centre or just a way of describing it as a focal point I'm not sure but it certainly... more
After the interesting history lesson at the huge display we continued our grand tour. We visited the Dragon Land Exhibit where we delved into the adventure and saw the Komodo dragon. After that we saw... more
When we did walk around we learned that Port Vell actually dates back to the medieval period, to a time when Barcelona was at the centre of one of the Mediterranean's great maritime trade empires.... more
This is a very nice display of the fountains that anchor the Olympic complex by Pl Espana. It is a series of fountains stretching about two long blocks and ending at a huge fountain complex at the... more
Barcelona's most elegant avenue,
this is what we have been travelling along.
It is a lovely, wide, Tree lined street, full of big name shops like Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Armani, Cartier, Valentino,... more
This is the right place to get a better insight of Picasso's art and his life. Well-known for his cubist paintings, I was impressed to see how Picasso developed from a mainstream painter to an admired... more
This arch was built as the main entrance to the Universal Exhibition held in Parc de la Ciutadella in 1888. There are angels on the arch and it has become quite a landmark in Barcelona. While you... more