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Sightseeing in Barcelona

Church
“What i like most about this must-see in Barcelona is the exhibition they have in the underground of the cathedral with the models Gaudí created to build it During the summer is necessary to book it in advance if you want to go in, if not it would be almost impossible to get a ticket for the day”
1059 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“It is Antoni Gaudi’s most iconic work due to both its constructional and functional innovations, as well as its ornamental and decorative solutions. It is a complete artwork. A must when in Barcelona Web: www.lapedrera.com/es”
455 locals recommend
Castle
“Montjuïc, because of its strategic location at the foot of the Mediterranean, and alongside an important river communication channel such as the Llobregat River, was the birthplace of the city of Barcelona. In recent years, archaeological discoveries that have been carried out have changed the vision of the history of Barcelona. Montjuïc became since the Iberian period, and especially Roman, the main quarry of Barcelona, which meant a drastic change in the mountain's physics. ”
417 locals recommend
Art Museum
“This museum is located in Monjuïc hill so once you're in here you'll get to see amazing panoramic view of Barcelona.”
241 locals recommend
Castle
“Un Montjuic you will find The Camp Nou, botanical parcs, bars and the greatest views of Barcelona.”
197 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The Arc de Triomf of Barcelona, unlike other arcs with a marked military character, was created to commemorate a civil landmark, serving as a monumental entrance to the Universal Exhibition of Barcelona in 1888. Today, it has sometimes served as a goal in various sporting events, the most important being the Barcelona marathon. ”
167 locals recommend
Park
“Park Güell came out from the imagination of Antoni Gaudi. Located mountains of Barcelona, boasts amazing views. The city iconic picture”
160 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“The Palau de la Música Catalana is a concert hall designed in the Catalan modernista style by the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. It was built between 1905 and 1908 for the Orfeó Català, a choral society founded in 1891 that was a leading force in the Catalan cultural movement that came to be known as the Renaixença (Catalan Rebirth).”
129 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“The Palau de la Música is a music auditorium located on Sant Pere més Alt Street in the Ribera district of Barcelona, Spain. It was designed by the Barcelona architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, one of the leading representatives of Catalan modernism. ”
180 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“An architectural work of art by catalan genius architect Gaudí. An impressive palace open for visits. Just meters away from my flat.”
127 locals recommend
Church
“most famous building in Barcelona. If you think about entering buy your tickets at least the day before online. That will help to avoid queuing for hours. ”
99 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Great views at sunset. You can take your own drink and sandwich and have a little picnic over the city”
161 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Poble Espanyol, or Spanish Village, is one of the city's most popular visitor attractions: a unique combination of architecture, contemporary art, traditional crafts, shops, gastronomy and traditions, in a pleasant setting free of traffic which is perfect for all the family. Situated in one of Barcelona's most iconic areas, just a short distance away from the Montjuïc Fountains, the Poble Espanyol was built in 1929 for the International Exhibition and resembles an actual village with replicas of 117 real-life scale buildings from different Spanish regions. You'll find a typical Andalusian quarter, a section of the Way of Saint James and examples of Romanesque monastic architecture, among others. To make the most of the visit, Poble Espanyol has been restructured and presents a new territorial design. Moreover, you can enjoy the new Feeling Spain, five immersive audio-visual capsules created with the objective of allowing you to know and feel the diversity and cultural wealth of different parts of the Peninsula: the north, the Way of St. James (Camino de Santiago), the Mediterranean, the south and the territory of El Quijote. Inside Poble Espanyol, there is also the Fiesta space a multimedia facility which allows visitors to discover the soul of a culture through its popular festivals, some of which have been recognised by UNESCO on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity: the festival of San Fermin, La Patum, the Castells (human towers), the Tomatina festival, the Holy Week and others. The village is also a unique place to shop, open 365 days a year. There are more than 20 crafts workshops that open every day so you can see the craftspeople working on unique pieces of pottery, glass, leather and jewellery. The Museu Fran Daurel is another main attraction at the Poble Espanyol. It showcases some 300 works by major contemporary artists, including Picasso, Dalí and Miró. Admission to the museum is included with the ticket to the Poble Espanyol. You will also find Guinovart area, a vast and luminous space with a huge sculpture of Josep Guinovart. Moreover, there is the sculpture garden where 36 sculptures transform the garden of Poble Espanyol into an evocative space where art and nature embrace each other. At the end of the garden is a viewpoint with a marvellous view of Barcelona. Last, and by no means least, there's a wide choice of bars and restaurants that reveal the variety and wealth of Spanish gastronomy. And if the weather's fine, why not sit out on one of the pleasant café terraces?”
148 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Are you into classic music, ballet, opera? One of Europe's most important Opera theatres since it was open in 1852. There are guided tours to see the foyer, the beautiful antique Mirror Saloon, and also backstage. Waling distance from my flat.”
98 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Casa Vicens is the first masterpiece of Antoni Gaudí and sowed the seeds of later works. Built between 1883 and 1885 as a summer house for the Vicens family, here he showcased his unparalleled talent. Declared Unesco World Heritage in 2005 ”
62 locals recommend
Stadium
“It is situated at the confluence of the Gran Via and Marina Street in the district Eixample. This place was the last bullfighting arena in commercial operation in Catalonia. It is one of the larger public arenas in Barcelona and is now used for events such as concerts.”
58 locals recommend