Best Places in Barcelona
If you are visiting Barcelona and you are not sure where to start, here are some recommendations of the best places to visit in Barcelona. There is something for everyone, from those who appreciate culture to beach lovers.
La Sagrada Familia – Possibly the most iconic building in Spain, the Sagrada Familia is the architect Antonio Gaudi’s most famous work. Construction of it began in 1882 and is still ongoing. The architect himself had an active role in the building of the Sagrada Familia until his death, however slight alterations from the original designs have occurred over time.
If you are looking for accommodation in Sagrada Familia area.
Barrio Gótico – One of the oldest and most picturesque areas and situated in the heart of Barcelona, the Gothic area is not to be missed. During the Gothic period churches and palaces were created in the style of the time which are surrounded by narrow, medieval streets. Once here, there is access to many of the well known Plazas of Barcelona.
If you are looking for accommodation in the Gothic area.
Parc Güell – Park Güell was opened to the public in 1926 and since then its popularity has not stopped. As the most complex development of the nineteenth century, it had lots of expectations. The park takes its name from Eusebi Güell, who was a big fan of Gaudi’s work and became the principal funder. Originally it was intended to be used as a luxury residence but this was abandoned and the park was built instead.
If you are looking for accommodation near Park Güell.
La Pedrera – Another one of Gaudi’s famous buildings, La Pedrera is a very interesting building that is worth visiting. It was designed to be used as family residence with flats to rent however this was never carried out. Gaudi’s original style which was influenced by historic styles can clearly be seen from the outside.
If you are looking for accommodation near La Pedrera.
El Camp Nou – The stadium of the world famous Barcelona football team is a fun place to visit especially for football fans. It is the biggest stadium in Europe and fifth in the world, with a capacity of 99, 354 spectators. There is also a museum which has information about its history.
If you are looking for accommodation near Camp Nou.
Barceloneta – Barcelona’s beach is worth experiencing at any time of the year. The harbour has lots of exciting things to explore, from markets to restaurants. It is very popular with tourists because of the range of sports activities such as volleyball and football.
If you are looking for accommodation in Barceloneta area.
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