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  • 76. 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...

  • 77. Museu d'Historia de Catalunya - Catalan History Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This museum opened during 1943 and one of its major attractions is to take a walk underground and view the streets of the Roman and medieval city. We were on a tour and did not have time to enter the...

  • 78. Lichtenstein's 'Head' - El Cap De Barcelona

    American Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein created this piece of abstract art for the city of Barcelona to be on display when they hosted the Olympics in 1992. Sadly it is one of his last completed pieces...

  • 79. Casa De La Cuitat - City Hall

    City Hall, also known as the Casa de la Ciutat, stands on one side of the Plaça Sant Jaume, right in the middle of Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter and in front of the Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya....

  • 80. El Raval District

    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...

  • 81. Shopping

    When we visited Barcelona Cathedral there was a large street market in the square in front of the Barcelona Cathedral. A vast variety of items on sale. My wife was interested and enjoyed browsing. A...

  • 82. Font de Canaletes - Canaletes Fountain

    This fountain is named after the northern wall of the city (dating from the 14th century), called Canaletes because of the water pipes that went through it supplying Barcelona's old city. According to...

  • 83. Local Drinks

    After a hard day sightseeing and walking, there's nothing better than sitting down in the cool and having a well earned beer! :o) We sat a couple of times in a cafe on the corner of the Placa de...

  • 84. Peix Fish - Frank Gehry Sculpture

    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...

  • 85. 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...

  • 86. 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....

  • 87. Local Food

    Last night I experienced a meal that changed my life! A friend got me onto and i couldn't believe the concept - dinners in people's house no matter where you travel. I use airbnb so I know...

  • 88. Daytrip - Sitges

    Barcelona has loads to see and do its self, but a trip out is easy and cheap, so i went to Sitges. Well worth a visit. The local train from Barcelona Sants is every 20 minutes, and the journey time...

  • 89. Local Life

    When it is rainy season in Spain, here are some suggestions on what to do in Barcelona when the weather is not...

  • 90. Plaça Nova

    This is a remarkable square in the Gothic district where the cathedral is located. Besides the cathedral, you can see the scribblings of Pablo Picasso on the building in the corner. Picasso created...

  • 91. Las Golondrinas

    3 out of 5 stars

    Los Golondrinas are boats that take you for a short 45-90 minute tour through the Barcelona harbor. If you have purchased a Barcelona Card, the 45 minute tour is free (it is on the smaller boat you...

  • 92. Casa Comalat

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    One of the most interesting Modernista buildings in Barcelona, Casa Comalat has two entirely different façades. The main side, located on Avinguda Diagonal (seen in the attached photos), is topped by...

  • 93. Boat Tours

    Do you know the fastest and cheapest way to see Barcelona from the sea ? Go for a ride on board Barcelona Speedboat X-MAX, and you will discover the city from another side. Really amazing skykine ! 50...

  • 94. Architecture

    Barcelona is full of gorgeous buildings with ornate designs....especially with the wrought iron trimmings! This is something we don't see in Australia. Hubby and I just loved this! and we saw it for...

  • 95. Bullfighting

    Just a word about bull fighting in Barcelona. Usually bull fighting schedule is from April through September - so likely bullfighting is out in Barcelona and surrounding area, the rest of the year....

  • 96. Street Sculpture

    Very close to the Barcelona Cathedral ( same side of square) we found these artistic works on display outside the retail shop. Magnificent work and well worth a look. We did not have time to enter...

  • 97. Gracia District

    Gracia is a peaceful residential district. We went there one morning to see Casa Vicens but after that we decided to walk through the numerous squares of this bohemian district which is full of small...

  • 98. Basílica De Santa Maria Del Pi

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Basilica de Santa Maria del Pi is one of the most important Gothic Churches of Barcelona and Former Kingdom of Aragon and Sicily. Together with the Cathedral, Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar and...

  • 99. Carrer Montcada

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    There are some beautiful charming corners in Barrio Gotico. Montcada is one of the them, a long narrow street with best preserved buildings and a view of a palm tree at its end. This is also where...

  • 100. Daytrip - Cadaques

    You can reach easily by train the towns of the Costa del Maresme/Costa Brava closer to Barcelona (Blanes, Lloret de Mar, Santa Susanna...) but these are the most overdeveloped areas. To find more...

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Comments (3)

  • 10 hours ago

    When I go to Barcelona I love to eat in Nacional, amazing restaurant located in the big luxury avenue, Paseo de Gracia. There you can find the typical Spanish food: tapas, sea food, Iberian ham.. also the decoration is amazing

  • Oct 20, 2015 at 4:22 AM

    Paseo de Gracia is the best place for shopping and having fun!

  • 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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