Barcelona is one of the most photographed cities for their popular photo spots in the world and one of the most visited in Europe. It’s summer and you are dying to share your trip pictures of Barcelona. This is why, at Barcelona-Home, we have gathered all the best spots for your Instagram account for all the different types of Instagrammers. Please do not hesitate to follow this Instagrams profile, they publish stunning posts regularly!
Barcelona popular photo spots for the best shots
In this category, you are going to find all the classic touristic attractions that can not be missed in Barcelona, the pictures that state “I have been in Barcelona this summer, what about you?”. The most famous one would probably be a picture of the unfinished art of Gaudi, la Sagrada Familia; you could do the timeless selfie or another option would be taking a photo from Casa Milà. To continue on Gaudi’s work journey, another popular photo spot of Barcelona is on the bench of Park Guell or a photograph of Casa Batlló facade. We can all agree that these are pretty iconic pictures of Barcelona.
Other classic pictures and yet beautiful are places such as the Arc de Triomf and the Ciutadella Park or even the Magical Fountain of Montjüic. You will enjoy a spectacular show of lights which will look stunning in your profile. Last but not least, by the beach you can take the emblematic shot of Barceloneta with the W Hotel in the background. What says more “I am in Barcelona” than this picture?
Make some likes for foodies!
For the ones who like taking aesthetic pictures of their food, Barcelona is going to make you happy. There are restaurants that are made to please the eyes and of course your belly. For instance, the two places that put a lot of effort into their presentation are Flax&Kale by plaça de Catalunya and Brunch and Cake. At the latter, you can have amazing brunch at a different location such as in Eixample but also in Barceloneta where they have a restaurant called Brunch and Cake by the sea. The setting is amazing and everything is worth Instagramming, trust us! Have you ever heard Trópico in El Raval? It is a restaurant where you can have brunch, lunch, dinner, anything you want basically and it is so colorful and original that you will not be able to resist taking a picture.
Now on a sweeter note, we have Chök Barcelona. You can enjoy a large selection of donuts, cronuts, cookies, muffins … stuffed and decorated with style and not expensive. Last but not least the famous, Boqueria Market in La Rambla, with its numerous stalls bursting with foods of every kind and from every part of the world. A real eyegasm!
Follow the art of Barcelona
A famous Instagram post for the art lovers in Barcelona is this Mosaic ” The world begins with Every Kiss” by Joan Fontcuberta in the Gothic quarter at Plaça d’Isidre Nonell. As you get closer you’ll realize that it is, in fact, a mosaic made up of thousands of tiny ceramic tiles including a picture themselves. Another less famous by tourists but still a worthy place to go for your pictures is Pobenou! It is a real gallery in the street and if that is what you are into you will definitely not be disappointed!
Something a little bit different but still really beautiful is the Palau de la Música Catalana. It is a is an architectural jewel of Catalan Art Nouveau and is listed at the World Heritage Site by Unesco. You can discover its decorative arts such sculpture, mosaic, stained glass and ironwork perfect for a photograph on its or as a background. On the same theme, if you go inside la Sagra Familia, do not forget to look up. Just check in the gallery above ;).
WOW effect guaranteed scenery
Barcelona is a beautiful city and everything seems worth Instagramming! Here, we have gathered a couple of ideas where you can photograph nice sceneries of the city! First, a beautiful picture could the be allee of palm trees at Passeig de Colom; however, be careful with the buses, the ideal would be early morning or at night for a picture! Not far from there, you have the possibility to take a picture at Plaça de Reial in the Gothic quarter. It is a very stunning and well-known plaça in Barcelona due to its Spanish vibes and palm trees! It is definitely worth the detour!
For a view over pictures of Barcelona, you have several options. Indeed you can go to the highest peak in the city The Tibidabo Mountain that offers stunning 360º views; the perfect place for those panoramic photographs of Barcelona! At the top of the mountain, you will find an amusement park and the Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor. An alternative to this would be the Bunkers del Carmel, a very popular spot for the locals! A little tip: go for the sunset for a definite Instagram worth post! For something a bit fancier you can enjoy an amazing view from the W hotel; or from the Grand Hotel central like in the Instagram shot above, how amazing is this picture?