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Sightseeing in Barcelona

Cultural Center
“El Born CCM is a space created for the city to encourage and promote the remembrance of local and national events, as well as those affecting communities around the world. El Born CCM is housed in a building that was formerly El Born market, which opened in 1876. ”
51 locals recommend
Plaza
“A place with and intense energy even if the silence is starring. You can still see the holes on the wall from the execution of the catalans rebels.”
45 locals recommend
Plaza
“Beautiful square in the gothic quarter, surrounded by great Restaurants like Les Quinze Nits, Rossini, La Crema Canela, Ocaña, Artisa Cafe. Clubs Sidecar, Jamboree, Rey de Copas, Cafe Royale....”
22 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The Arc de Triomf is a triumphal arch built with colorful brickwork in Mudéjar style. It was built as the main access gate for the 1888 Barcelona World Fair by architect Josep Vilaseca i Casanovas.”
13 locals recommend
Market
“The new Born has been structured in two levels. The first, below ground, where you can visit and walk among the ruins of 1714. And, a second, at the foot of street that will be passable longitudinally. This space becomes a public square where you can move freely during the day. This is a free public access route that aims to recover the open character of the old market.”
20 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Poble Espanyol (literally, Spanish town) is an open-air architectural museum in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, approximately 400 metres away from the Fountains of Montjuïc. Built for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition, the museum consists of 117 full-scale buildings, which recreate an Iberian village. It also contains a theater, restaurants, artisan workshops and a museum of contemporary art.”
36 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Declared a historical monument of national interest in 1976, Casa de les Punxes is one of the most emblematic buildings in Barcelona. Built by the architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch for the Terradas family, it is located right in the heart of the modernist area of Barcelona. Opening hours: Daily, from 9am to 8pm. (last entrance 7pm). | Closed: December 25th. ”
25 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“This building (in the centre) is of particular significance as it is a prime example of the Modernisme style of architecture in Barcelona and is regarded as one of the most important modernist buildings in the city.”
30 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Tours of a huge Art Nouveau complex & former hospital with mosaics, stained glass & gardens.”
20 locals recommend
Church
“ The construction of this holy church started on March 19, 1882 and will be officially delivered in 2026 according to the latest data. It is impressive. but especially the interior is spectacular. Because this Holy Church of Gaudi attracts more than 3 million visitors a year, it is almost a must to order "skip the line" tickets before visiting the Sagrada Família. You save disappointments and waiting time.”
17 locals recommend
Church
“There is a lot of history at the doorstep of the Raval Oasis! This is the oldest functioning church in Barcelona. It was once located at the exterior walls of the city (thus its name-campo-fields). This small former monastery dates back to the 900s and boasts a small interior courtyard with arcades. ”
32 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“arcelona's opera house, the Gran Teatre del Liceu, was founded on the Rambla in 1847 and has continued over the years to fulfil its role as a culture and arts centre.”
13 locals recommend
Sushi and chalkboard specials served in a cozy space
“If you love Shusi you have to try this restaurant, the best Shusi in Barcelona”
31 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Casa Mila, popularly known as La Pedrera, is a most unusual building, constructed between 1906 and 1912 by the architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) and declared UNESCO World Heritage in 1984. Great for sightseeing over Barcelona (Paseo de Gracia)”
7 locals recommend
Library
“Bar restaurant hidden in the gardens of the Biblioteca de Catalunya, nice place to have a drink or snack while you discover El Raval”
23 locals recommend
Historic Site
“ The Bellesguard house was built by Antoni Gaudí between 1900 and 1909. Bellesguard is inextricably bound up with the history of Catalonia. What makes it exceptional is that Gaudí built a castle using rectilinear forms, rarely seen in his other work, and that it is a blend of Art Nouveau and Gothic style.... highly recommended”
12 locals recommend