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  • 1. Sagrada Familia

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The icon of Barcelona! ....and with good reason - Construction commenced over 100 years ago and, having been moved on more than one occasion, its most recent deadline is 2030. Even if you have...

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  • 2. Las Ramblas

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Las Ramblas is a tree-lined pedestrian street in central Barcelona, starting at Plaza de Catalunya and leading to the Columbus Monument at Port Vell. Originally, it was a series of shorter streets,...

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  • 3. Parc Guell

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    There is a bit of tension towards tourists around the Park. Nothing intimidating but the (mostly written) messages are clear that tourism is not really wanted! It is understandable when considering...

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  • 4. Tibidabo

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Tibidabo is a mountain just northwest of Barcelona, crowned with the Church of the Sacred Heart. But the mountain's main draw is the Parc d'Attractions, a more than one hundred year old funfair. With...

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  • 5. Casa Milà - La Pedrera

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Casa Milà, also known as La Pedrera, is a a modernist building designed and built by architect Antoni Gaudi between 1906-10, located at 92, Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona. Remarkable features of...

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  • 6. Montjuic

    Mirador de l’Alcalde (the Mayor’s Lookout) is located at the Montjuic Hill. It is a viewpoint offering spectacular views over the port and the whole city. A nice place with various terraces at...

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  • 7. Plaça Reial

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Placa Reial ("royal square") is a historic square in the center of Barcelona, between Las Ramblas and the Barrio Gotico. The square is lined by palm-trees, has restaurants and cafes under arched...

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  • 8. Casa Batlló

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Casa Batlló is one of the best-known houses designed by architect Antoni Gaudi, built 1877 in a modernist/art-nouveau-style (with a few later additions). Remarkable features of Casa Battlò (named...

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  • 9. Monument a Colon - Columbus Monument

    4 out of 5 stars

    The Columbus monument dates back to 1888, where it was built in the course of a world exhibition (Columbus reported to Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand in Barcelona after his first voyage). It can be...

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  • 10. Parc de la Ciutadella (PARC CLOSED)

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Parc de la Ciutadella is a huge (280,000 square meters) park in the center of Barcelona, and it is a nice place for strolling around. First of all it is a city park with green areas, flowerbeds,...

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  • 11. Plaça d'Espanya

    Plaça d'Espanya is a huge square located at the foot of Montjuïc Hill, on a site which was formerly used for public executions. The present square was built on the occasion of the 1929 Barcelona...

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  • 12. Font Màgica - Magic Fountain

    This is another one of those things we found by researching for our trip that we really didn't know anything about. The Magic Fountain of Monjuic was built for the Great Universal Exhibition of 1929...

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  • 13. Cathedral La Seu

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The gothic Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia was built between the 13th to 15th centuries, with a cloister added mid-15th century. It was named after Santa Eulalia who died a martyr during...

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  • 14. Plaça Catalunya

    Plaça de Catalunya/Plaza de Cataluña is located between the old city and the 19th century suburb Eixample, and meeting point of several important streets: Passeig de Gràcia, Rambla de Catalunya, La...

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  • 15. La Boqueria

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Midway along Las Ramblas street the Boqueria Market is a huge glass-steel structure, filled with all kinds of delicacies, and a great place for taking photos of the colourful vegetable and fruit...

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  • 16. Palau de la Musica Catalana

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This is a masterpiece of Catalan's modernist architecture, done by Lluís Domènech i Montaner. openening 1908 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site and in my opinion its one of Barcelona's Must See places....

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  • 17. Montserrat

    You can get to Montserrat by tour bus or car . I went by public train. This goes from Barcelona Espanya, the line is R5, this is difficult to find so look for L8 first. Here is a Montserrat...

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  • 18. Port Vell

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Port Vell is the harbour area of Barcelona - once a rather seedy area, but developed since the Olympic Games 1992 and now a major tourist attraction of Barcelona. Its main features are the Maremagnum...

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  • 19. Barri Gotico

    Gothic Quarter or Barry Gotic in Catalan is the area in the central part of modern Barcelona limited by the La Rambla to Via Laietana and from the Mediterranean seafront to Ronda de Sant Pere. This is...

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  • 20. Cable Cars - Teleferic de Montjuic

    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...

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  • 21. Nou Camp Stadium

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The FC Barcelona is probably the best-known soccer team in the world, and its stadium, the Nou Camp, is almost legendary. It is possible to take a stadium tour (ca. 1 1/2 hour) including the visit of...

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  • 22. Tours

    A great memory with Joel learning about Spanish food and culture. You can feel his passion and the food we prepared (bought that morning at the local Boqueria market) was simply delicious. Creative...

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  • 23. Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya or National Museum of Catalan Arts is situated in the Palau Nacional of Montjuic (national Palace of Monjuic). Palace was constructed for the International...

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  • 24. Passeig de Garcia

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    It is is said that Passeig de Gracia is the most expensive street in Spain - but is also one of the most interesting. This avenue contains high-end shops and businesses, lavishly decorated iron...

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  • 25. Olympic Harbor - Village

    Olympic Village was constructed for 1992 Olympic Games. The “village” use in a name is quite modest, as the main buildings here are skyscrapers, the tallest in Spain, 44 floors. Nowadays one...

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  • May 24, 2013 at 7:38 AM

    I was 2 weeks ago in Barcelona and was amazing, If you stay 3 days in the city you may see:

    1. Light show of water in Montjuic
    2. Divinus or La Tramoia restaurant
    3. Go party!

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