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Sightseeing in Catalonia

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”
1165 locals recommend
Park
“Big hilly park within the city that, besides having spectacular views of the city and sea, is chock full of Gaudi's fantastical mosaic creations (such as the famous mosaic dragon), surreal rock structures, even a museum.”
661 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Also known as La Pedrera, as the front of the building looks a bit like the face of a quarry, Casa Milà was completed in 1912 and is another emblematic Gaudí building. It’s one of several of Catalan modernist works to be UNESCO listed and was the fourth and final Gaudí building on Passeig de Gràcia. Architects will appreciate the contemporary innovations here, including the self-supporting stone facade and underground car park. It was designed for the industrialist Pere Milà i Camps to be his family home, with apartments for rent on the upper floors. The coherence between the design of the building and Casa Milà’s furnishings is a real joy to see, and it’s all from a time when Gaudí was at the top of his game.”
512 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Dalí Theatre and Museum, is a museum dedicated to the artist Salvador Dalí in his home town of Figueres. Dalí is buried there in a crypt below the stage. ”
182 locals recommend
Castle
“Numerous good museums (Montjuic Castle, el Palacio Nacional, National Art Museum of Catalunya, Joan Miró Foundation, CaixaForum, Catalan Museum of Archaeology...). Montjuic mountain itself (walkable from the apartment) is a lovely walking area surrounded by green and also offers more spectacular views of the city. ”
447 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.”
255 locals recommend
Castle
“Un Montjuic you will find The Camp Nou, botanical parcs, bars and the greatest views of Barcelona.”
216 locals recommend
Park
“Iconic Parc with the house Gaudi lived in. definitely recommended to visit here. It is something very different and I still get mindblown when i go there. Amazing views of the city!”
171 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).”
139 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“It’s close to the apartment, beautiful historic archway at the beginnning of a beautiful ad interesting pedestrian path that leads to Barcelona’s biggest park, Parc Ciutadella ”
173 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. ”
190 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.”
142 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Great views at sunset. You can take your own drink and sandwich and have a little picnic over the city”
172 locals recommend
Church
“Enjoy one of the most emblematic spots of the city, just a few minutes from your apartment. Buy your tickets online.”
106 locals recommend
Castle
“The castle of the kings of Mallorca, as this city was at some point the capital of the kingdom of Mallorca ”
49 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?”
158 locals recommend