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  • 51. Plaça Sant Jaume

    As soon as you exit the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona, you will find yourself in Sant Jaume Square or as it is known in Barcelona, Plaça Sant Jaume. Take a stroll down the square to see the Barcelona...

  • 52. Maremàgnum

    I like to visit aquariums when I go travelling... so of course I also had to visit the Barcelona Aquarium... It opened in 1995, and is located right behind the Maremagnum Shopping Center at the Port...

  • 53. Fundacio Antoni Tapies

    The Fundació Antòni Tàpies is immediately noticeable along Aragó because it is apparently the only fortified building along the street. In fact, the barbed wire up top is only for artistic flavour and...

  • 54. Casa Museu Gaudi

    In this house Gaudi lived his last 20 years from 1906 to 1926. You can see many personal belongings of Gaudi as well as his well-known furniture designs. It is quite interesting to see where the great...

  • 55. Las Arenas

    This is the old classic Arenas de Barcelona, yes, this is a bullring, what used to be a common traditional bullfighting ring in this city. It has been used for about hundred years but now it is...

  • 56. Gehry's Peix - Fish

    When Barcelona presented itself to the world for the Summer Olympic Games in 1992, new buildings and structures appeared, but of course also a lot of art. Among the most obvious sculptures is the Peix...

  • 57. Bridge of Sighs - Pont dels Sospirs

    This old medieval part of the city is very popular with tourists. It is an area that needs to be discovered by foot. I think you should take some time and walk around these narrow streets and squares...

  • 58. Seasonal Events

    Our timing was perfect for observing some of the celebratory activities connected with Barcelona's La Merce' festival. It was thrilling for us to have stumbled upon the traditional folkdancing...

  • 59. Museu d'Historia de Catalunya

    Museu d'Història de Catalunya (MHC)presents the history of Catalonia from the Stone Age to the present day. The Museum of the History of Catalonia is located on Old Port (Port Vell), on the edge of...

  • 60. Mies Van Der Rohe Pavillion

    Also the life of a tourist can be stressful. :-) If this happens to you in Barcelona, take my advice and go to this shrine. It is a building, or maybe more a structure, or a shelter for your body. The...

  • 61. Sitges

    Sitges has a lot of buildings and history worthy. There is a good article talking about SItges' Modernism in this site: I hope...

  • 62. Casa de la Ciutat

    The building of the mayoralty of Barcelona appeared in XV century. The facade has been reconstructed in the middle of XVIII century. From Carrer de la Ciutat the part of a sculptural Gothic decor with...

  • 63. El Raval

    This is an area just off the Las RAmblas boulevard. It used to be said that it was rampart with drugs and prostitution. Today, after a clean up in 1990's, it is a bit safer. However, the tourism web...

  • 64. Museu de la Zoologia

    The Museu de Zoologia is housed in a building known as the Castle of the Three Dragons – a fitting name, given the museum’s collection of various weird and wonderful specimins (all stuffed and...

  • 65. Flamenco

    During your stay in Barcelona, it would be great to enjoy a night of flamenco. There are several places where you can watch a performance. The one that we tried was Palacio del Flamenco. The show was...

  • 66. Museu d'Art Contemporani - MACBA

    The MACBA is an ultra-modern modern art museum. Actually, I think it just feels ultra modern because it is like a garish blotch of novelty in the middle of what would otherwise be a beautiful old...

  • 67. Casa de I’Ardiaca

    Bishop’s palace is located in Barcelona Barri gothic quarter, just nearby Cathedral. It is massive gothic building, constructed in 12 – 13th centuries and as an office of Catalonian bishops in...

  • 68. Santa Maria del Pi

    Being inside makes you very humble. At first I had no idea where to start. Its structure is very easy to view, because it comprises three naves of the same height, underpinned by very tall columns....

  • 69. Plaça de Sant Felip Neri

    Plaça de Sant Felip Neri is the small square in the Gothic quarter. There Museum of ancient footwear (“Museu del Calçat”), fountain and baroque church of Sant Felip Neri (Saint Philip). Church has...

  • 70. Castell de Montjuic

    This is a very nice and large castle at a high point of the hill. It overlooks a lot of the city and harbor, and has some of the best views. The castle was a defense point from 1640, and a lot of that...

  • 71. Palau de la Generalitat

    The Palau de la Generalitat is a historic palace. It houses the offices of the Presidency of the Generalitat de Catalunya. The palace of the government of Catalonia has been constructed in XV century....

  • 72. Casa Amatller

    Casa Amatller is a building in the Modernisme style, designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch. It has been constructed in neo-gothic pseudo Flemish style. He was not only the architect, but mayor of...

  • 73. Casa Comalat

    Built by Salvador Valeri in 1911 this is a fine example of Modernist architecture in L'Eixample. It is used now as office space for lawyers and I am unaware of any interior tours. The exterior appears...

  • 74. Casa de les Puntxes

    Casa de les Punxes (House of Spikes) or Casa Terrades is a building located on Avinguda Diagonal. It was constructed in 1905, commissioned by the Terrades sisters. The house includes different ceramic...

  • 75. Museu Frederic Marès

    This is a very nice museum to visit and the tour may take about 1 1/2 hours. It has an eclectic maze of displays. They include sculptures from Roman era, religious artifacts, keys, a china assortment,...

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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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