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  • 26. Palau Guell

    Park Güell is a huge park located on the hill of El Carmel in the Gràcia district of Barcelona, about 4 kilometers from Plaça de Catalunya. The park was originated in 1900 when Count Eusebi Güell...

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  • 27. Hospital Sant Pau

    Maybe the most amazing thing is that in spite of it being a very interesting touristic spot in town it is still running as an hospital today! Consistently with the requests made directly by the...

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  • 28. 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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  • 29. Poble Espanyol de Montjuic

    If you don't know much of Spain, and have no time to visit it, this touristy park will allow you a glimpse of its architecture and ambiances. I do like Spain, and, believe me, it is much more...

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  • 30. Basilica De Santa Maria Del Mar

    Santa Maria del Mar, located in the Barri Gotic area of Barcelona (this particular section of the Barri Gotic is also called Ribera or even El-Born, depending on your map) at the end of the...

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  • 31. Museu Picasso

    The Museu Picasso is located in the center of Barcelona, and is housed in five adjoining Catalan-Gothic-palaces from the 13th and 14th centuries. Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was born in Malaga, but...

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  • 32. L’Eixample

    We had a big discussion if we would like to live in a building like Casa Mila, one of the most famous buildings of Gaudi also known as La Pedrera (pic 1). We spend a lot of time checking the different...

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  • 33. L'Aquàrium

    Port Vell is the Cruise ship terminal, and it was from here we departed on our Mediterranean cruise. This area is much more than a cruise ship terminal. The large Aquarium and Imax Theatre is located...

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  • 34. Torre Agbar

    The Torre Agbar is one of Barcelona's most famous buildings. It is located in the Poblenou neighbourhood, but reaches 38 storeys (144 meters), and is visible from many parts of the city. The tower was...

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  • 35. Barceloneta & Beaches

    You can easily walk from las ramblas to the beach of Barcelonetta. It's a beautiful beach with sidewalk where you can drink you coffee or eat you meal. I insist to everyone to visit this beach and to...

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  • 36. Museu d’Historia de la Ciutat

    Every Roman city had its Jews and Barcino was no exception as you can see by the Hebrew inscription on this stone tablet. The other photos show, a laundry area, a garum factory (a type of fish paste...

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

    This is located close to Pl Espanya and in the beginning of the Montjuic hill. The art works are form the Catalan area, per an agreement with the Government to have some culture for the sector. It is...

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  • 38. Museu d'Historia de la Ciutat

    MUHBA or Museum of the History of the City of Barcelona has several premises with their particular exhibitions. Royal Palace belonged firstly to the Counts of Barcelona and later to the Kings of...

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  • 39. Shopping - Markets

    There is a food market off Las Ramblas that needs to be visited. It is wonderful. You can buy anything edible here The locals shop here for fresh seafood and fish, vegetables, meat, and provisions.

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  • 40. Torre Calatrava

    The communications tower designed by Santiago Calatrava became a part of Montjuic landmark in 1992. Its very unique shape is at the same time very typical for Calatrava's architecture. His great...

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  • 41. Figueres - Salvador Dali

    I've got (or will have shortly) most of the information and pictures of this fabulous museum of art in my Figueres pages. I usually hate art museums, but this one was special. Dali had a unique style...

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  • 42. Joan Miro

    Despite its location on Montjuïc and above all of the various buildings erected for the World’s Fair of 1929, the Fundació Joan Miró is not actually part of this ensemble. It was erected in the 1970s...

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  • 43. Museu Castell de Montjuïc & Museu Militar

    The castle of Monjuic was built in the middle of 17th century. In the 19th and 20th centuries it was used as a prison - at first for anarchists, and later, at fascism times - for political prisoners....

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  • 44. Mançana de la Discòrdia

    Casa Batlló is a renowned and is one of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces. In 1904-1906 Gaudi has constructed the house of textile industrialist Batlio Casanovas. The narrow spotty facade from...

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  • 45. Monestir de Pedralbes

    In front of the Royal Monastery of Saint Mary of Pedralbes founded in 1327 you shall be ably to observe some architectural elements of much earlier monastery of Santa Maria de Besalu brought here from...

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  • 46. Gaudi

    In order to get a perspective of locations of the Gaudi sites, it is helpful to have maps to plan a route. These may help some in your venture. Local maps show the general direction, but not the...

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  • 47. Olympic Circle

    Anella Olímpica is located at the Montjuïc Hill, and it is here you'll find some of the facilities, which was built for the 1992 Olympics... Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys (or Barcelona Olympic...

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  • 48. Gran Teatre Del Liceu

    GRan theater de Liceu was constructed in 1847, and competed with Theater Principal just one block away. It serves for the opera and other musical events. It is now a mundane facade with no street...

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  • 49. Museu Maritim

    While we were there, the museum was mostly closed off and only about 1/4 available for viewing. The pretense is the inside is under renovation, but an attendant indicated he hopes it will reopen but...

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  • 50. Museu de Ceramica - Palau Reial de Pedralbes

    At our next stop, we walked to the Museu de Ceramica. The building the ceramics are housed in is beautiful, and no wonder why, because it is the 18th century Palace of Pedralbes, residence for the...

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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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