In 1888 Barcelona hosted the Universal Exhibition. The Arc de Triomf was built as the gateway to the fair which was held in the Parc de la Ciutadella. The monument is classical in shape and proportions and features ground-breaking sculptural and decorative finishes replete with symbolism.
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*Camp Nou Tour. Explore all the different parts of the Camp Nou as you take a tour of one of the most emblematic stadiums in the world: The stands, the field, the dugout: feel the Camp Nou’s magic from pitch level. Now you can also sit in the first team dugout. The away side’s changing room. The players’ tunnel. The pressroom and the mixed zone.
Casa Amatller 33 This amazing building, the Casa Amatller by Puig i Cadafalch, a contemporary of Gaudí, which combines the neo-Gothic style with a ridged façade inspired by houses in the Netherlands, is part of the block known as the "mansana de la discòrdia" of Barcelona.
Columbus Monument, Barcelona The Columbus Monument (Catalan: Monument a Colom, IPA: [munuˈment ə kuˈɫom]; Spanish: Monumento a Colón or Mirador de Colón) is a 60 m (197 ft) tall monument to Christopher Columbus at the lower end of La Rambla, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
Un dels elements que destaca del CosmoCaixa de Barcelona és la seva seu, ja que es localitza en un edifici modernista que va ser projectat per Josep Domènech i Estapà. Ideat com a residència, després de les reformes realitzades l’any 2004, s’adapta perfectament a les necessitats i característiques d’un gran museu de la ciència.
El Raval offers a central location within walking distance of many of the other popular areas such as the Gothic Quarter and Eixample. The nearest metro stops are on Las Ramblas, Barcelona's most famous street which runs up one side of El Raval.
Bárbara Sánchez Barroso presents her project for the exhibition program The Possibility of an Island at the Fundació Joan Miró’s Espai 13. In The Odyssey the artist embarks on a journey of discovery through a feminine rereading of the Odysseus myth that strips it of all things epic.
The Gothic Quarter (Catalan: Barri Gòtic IPA: [ˈbari ˈɣɔtik] or El Gòtic, Spanish: Barrio Gótico) is the centre of the old city of Barcelona. It stretches from La Rambla to Via Laietana, and from the Mediterranean seafront to the Ronda de Sant Pere. It is a part of Ciutat Vella district.
La Barceloneta (Catalan pronunciation: ) is a neighborhood in the Ciutat Vella district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The neighborhood was constructed during the 18th century for the residents of the Ribera neighborhood who had been displaced by the construction of the Ciutadella of Barcelona.
The Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, often simply referred to as La Boqueria, is a large public market in the Ciudad Vieja district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, and one of the city's foremost tourist landmarks, with an entrance from La Rambla, not far from the Liceo, Barcelona's opera house.
La Rambla (Catalan pronunciation: [ɫə ˈrambɫə]) is a street in central Barcelona, popular with tourists and locals alike. A tree-lined pedestrian mall, it stretches for 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi) connecting Plaça de Catalunya in the centre with the Christopher Columbus Monument at Port Vell.
As well as being one of Barcelona’s most characteristic sights, the Magic Fountain of Montjuïc is also one of Montjuïc’s main tourist attractions. Designed by the Catalan architect Carles Buïgas, it was commissioned to celebrate the International Exhibition of 1929, as were so many of the city’s most emblematic buildings and monuments.
Montserrat is a spectacularly beautiful Benedictine monk mountain retreat about one hour North West from Barcelona by train. Not only is Montserrat Monastery of significant religious importance but the natural beauty surrounding the monastery is simply breathtaking.
Probably the least famous of Antoni Gaudi’s exceptional works, Palau Güell is an impressive architectural building situated in the district of El Raval, just off La Rambla. It is the architect’s first major work in Barcelona and one of the seven pieces included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Works of Antoni Gaudi”.
Also on the grounds of the Parc de la Cuitadella is the Zoo of Barcelona. Our tip: If you take the subway to the Parc de la Ciutadella , take the line L1 to station Arc de Triomf. Pass through the Arc de Triomf and head for the car-free Passeig de Lluis Companys directly to the main entrance.
Plaça d'Espanya (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈpɫasə ðəsˈpaɲə]) or Plaza de España in Spanish, is one of Barcelona's most important squares, built on the occasion of the 1929 International Exhibition, held at the foot of Montjuïc, in the Sants-Montjuïc district.
El Poble. Built for the 1929 International Exhibition, Poble Espanyol was created from the desire to concentrate the soul of Spain in a single space. Today most of its constructions remain intact and are scale reproductions of buildings, squares and streets of different regions of Spain.
Stretching from the Columbus Monument at the end of Rambla del Mar to Barceloneta neighborhood, Port Vell is the oldest and liveliest area in the Port of Barcelona. Just like many other sights in town, Port Vell was built for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
Santa Maria del Mar Barcelona is a gothic basilica is well-known book by the book Cathedral of the Sea. Sales online the tickets for the visit. Santa Maria del Mar Barcelona is a gothic basilica is well-known book by the book Cathedral of the Sea.
<p>The <b>Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor</b> is a <a href="/pages/w/112269172133283">Roman Catholic</a> church and <a href="/pages/w/109934229029589">minor basilica</a> located on the summit of Mount <a href="/pages/w/111893682160741">Tibidabo</a> in <a href="/pages/w/112284908782496">Barcelona</a>, <a href="/pages/w/112542665427943">Catalonia</a>, <a href="/pages/w/113019615379046">Spain</a>.
Check out Tibidabo’s Panoramic Area which at 500m above sea level boasts the best views of Barcelona. This is also where you'll find our all-time favourite attractions like the Automaton Museum and Avió airplane ride and fun attractions for all the family. A veritable balcony over the city, freely open to walk around.