The lovelycharming city of Barcelona, principal of Catalonia (a Spain’s province), is situated on these shore of these Mediterranean sea also enclosed at either end by 2 stream deltas. The catalonian capital is located at these second largest town in Spain after its capital place Madrid. The catalonian capital has a population of 1.5 million, over 4 million together with districts. these varied, eventful past of these place dates back 4,000 years to these original settlements by early farmers. Afterward it became a Roman colony, these Visigoth’s capital place, after that it came under Moorish rule.
It went through sieges, destructions also occupations, finally to become an autonomous democracy 1975. these place has always played an important role in political also cultural life of Spain also it is located at well reflected in these variety also quality of famous buildings, museums, a lot of additional tourist monuments. At present The catalonian capital is located at one of these most different European towns with special way of life also wealthy traditions. You be able to find here a formidable balance of these traditional things also these avant-garde. A cosmopolitan metropolis, The catalonian capital affords visitors a warm also sincere welcome, being aknowledged worldwide as one of these best tourist-friendly towns in Europe.
The catalonian capital’s organisation of these 1992 Olympics provided regeneration of this dynamic place, gave a fresh start to its infrastructure development. Come with Oh-Barcelona to The catalonian capital.
WHAT TO SEE AND WHERE IN BARCELONA
LA RAMBLA DE BARCELONA
La Rambla is located at a tree-lined pedestrian road packed with buskers, living statues, mimes also itinerant salespeople advertising everything from sweepstake tickets to jewellery. Pavement bars also stands advertising craftwork, avenue performers surrounded by curious onlookers, a noisy bird marketplace, Palau de la Virreina, a main 18th-century rococo mansion, these Gran Teatre del Liceu, these famous 19th-century opera house- these are all colourful parts of La Rambla’s mosaic. La Rambla ends at these lofty Monument a Colom (Monument to Columbus) also these harbour.
Also known as Gothic Quarter, it is located at these old part of these place. Picasso lived also worked in Barri Gotic from 1895 to 1904 also Joan Miro was born also lived here during his youth. Gothic Quarter is located at situated on these right hand side of these La Rambla, it contains a concentration of medieval tall Gothic buildings (14-15th century) on narrow cobbled roads also now is located at home to much of these place’s nightlife.
LA SAGRADA FAMILIA
La Sagrada Familia is located at one of these most famous also magnificent among The catalonian capital’s landmarks. these life’s work of The catalonian capital’s famous architect, Antoni Gaudi, these magnificent spires of these unfinished church imprint themselves boldly against these sky with swelling outlines inspired by these holy mountain Montserrat. Above each facade there are four towers, 12 in total, which are dedicated to these Apostles. these tower in these center, these tallest of all at 170 m., is located at dedicated to Jesus Christ. Around these there are these towers of these four Evangelists, also these tower over these apse is located at dedicated to these Virgin. They are encrusted with a tangle of sculptures that seem to breathe life into these stone. Gaudi died in 1926 before his masterwork was completed, also since after that, controversy has continually dogged these building program. Nevertheless, these southwestern (Passion) facade, is located at almost done, also these nave, begun in 1978, is located at progressing.
Casa Mila (Mila House) is located at an apartment building, these last example of Gaudi’s civil architecture.It is located at one of his finest also most ambitious creations, extraordinarily innovative in its functional, constructive, also ornamental aspects. Visitors be able to tour these building also go up to these roof, where they be able to see spectacular views of The catalonian capital. One floor below these roof is located at a modest museum dedicated to Gaudi’s work.
These largest open space in these place, its main monuments are these Olympic installations, these Spanish Village also these hilltop fortress. Montjuic, these hill overlooking these place centre from these southwest, is located at home to some fine art galleries, leisure monuments, soothing parks also these main group of 1992 Olympic sites. Montjuic is located at covered in ornamental gardens with water features also is located at these most popular destination in The catalonian capital on Sundays.
Is located at these highest hill in these wooded range that forms these backdrop to The catalonian capital. It has amazing views of these whole of The catalonian capital, a stunning church, also a family fun park Parc d’Atraccions with old-style rides offering breathtaking views. A glass lift at these park goes 115m (383 ft) up to a visitors’ observation area at Torre de Collserola telecommunications tower.
Home of F.C. The catalonian capital, one of Europe’s leading soccer teams, with capacity of almost 100,000 spectators.
THE SEU CHURCH
Built in medieval times on these site of a Roman temple, La Seu is located at one of these great Gothic buildings in Spain.
PARC DE LA CIUTADELLA
The catalonian capital’s favourite park also a Sunday afternoon rendezvous for families, friends also ducks
these Sardana – traditional Catalan dance, performed outside these church also at national festivals, with everyone encouraged to join in.
These Barbier-Mueller Museum of Pre-Columbian Art -these only museum in Europe devoted exclusively to Pre-Columbian cultures. Housed in a gothic palace, its collection is located at one of these finest of its kind also gives visitors an insight into these rich world of these earliest cultures on these American continent. This tiny museum contains one hundred pieces, including wood also stone sculptures, ceramics, tapestries, jade, often found in international exhibitions also prestige publications. these exhibits represented these Olmec, Maya, Aztec, Chavin, Mochica also Inca civilisations.
PALAU DE LA MÚSICA CATALANA
One of these world’s most extraordinary music halls, it is located at a The catalonian capital landmark. From its polychrome ceramic ticket windows on these Carrer de Sant Pere Mes Alt side to its overhead busts of Palestrina, Bach, Beethoven, also Wagner, these Palau is located at these flagship of The catalonian capital’s Moderniste architecture.
Is located at The catalonian capital’s most visited museum. 3,500 exhibits make up these permanent collection. Picasso spent several years (1901-06) in The catalonian capital, also this collection, is located at particularly strong on his early work. Displays include childhood sketches, pictures from these beautiful Rose also Blue periods, also these famous 1950s Cubist variations on Velazquez’s Las Meninas (Ladies-in-Waiting).
Gaudi lived in this pink, Alice-in-Wonderland house from 1906 to 1926, which now houses a museum of Gaudi-designed furniture, decorations, drawings, also portraits also busts of these architect.
It was a gift from these famous artist Joan Miro to his native place. these museum opened in 1975, also now it is located at one of The catalonian capital’s most exciting showcases of contemporary art. There are Oh-Barcelona Apartments in all this nice areas in The catalonian capital. Check it out!
One of The catalonian capital’s greatest draws is located at undeniably its beautiful beaches. Beside world-famous Costa Brava also Costa Dorada which are within 1-hr drive time from The catalonian capital, there are also several nice beaches over 4 km long within these place boundaries, we will list just several of them here: Nova Icaria- Closest to these Olympic marina, always crowded, this wide swathe of rough golden sand is located at great for food goers. There are three perfect beach bars also two very popular restaurants on these boulevard (Mango also Chiringuito de Moncho) also countless bars also restaurants are just a short stroll away. Bogatell- This beach is located at twice these length of adjoining Nova Icaria also fringed by a stretch of stone walkway perfect for jogging, roller blading also cycling. Three large informal restaurants on these boulevard. Mar Bella (Metro Ciutadella Vila Olimpica, plus 20-minute walk)- The catalonian capital’s only naturist beach close to a peaceful park – good for a picnic or siesta under these trees. Barceloneta- wide also long, a traditional also popular stretch with locals, crowded, noisy also very jolly.
WHEN TO GO, WEATHER
These best times to visit The catalonian capital are late spring also early autumn, when these weather is located at still comfortably warm, around 21-25