Attractions

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El Molino

El Molino (the mill) is a theatre and concert hall on Parallel Avenue in Poble Sec, a neighborhood historically known for the performing arts. It opened in 1898 under the name of Aviary Catalana. In 1910 the name to changed to Petit Moulin Rouge, but with the arrival of the Franco dictatorship in 1939, the […]

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Tibidabo Amusement Park

Tibidabo is a mountain of 512 metres (1,680 ft) overlooking Barcelona, the tallest in the Collserola range. Sagrat Cor church and Tibidabo amusement park share the top and the Torre de Collserola telecommunications tower is a short walk away. Tibidabo amusement park has existed for over a century making it one of the oldest in the […]

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101 Things to Do in Barcelona

Barcelona offers a such a wealth of activities to visitors, it can be a challenge to organize your trip. In this post we’ve compiled the cream of what the city has to offer – covering the best cultural, recreational and gastronomic attractions. 1. Park Güell * * * Originally intended as a housing development project […]

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Jardins de Joan Maragall

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Barcelona Aquarium

Almost three quarters of our planet is covered with water. The Barcelona aquarium allows us to explore this important but little known world. The exhibition area consists of 66 aquariums, 11,000 specimens, 450 different species and 6 million liters of water. Over 1.5 million people visit the aquarium each year. Shark Cage Diving: up close with […]

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Gaudí Exhibition Center

The Gaudí Exhibition Center is situated in the medieval Casa de la Pia Almoina, which incorporates the old Roman wall and ancient entrance to Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter. The museum consists of 1,000 square metres, distributed over three floors covering the life and work of the great Catalan architect. Introduction The journey begins with a spectacular […]

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Secret Gardens of Barcelona

By Dan Blystone Barcelona has relatively few major parks, with Parc de la Ciutadella, Park Güell and the sprawling Parc de Collserola coming first to mind. However, the city is also home to a collection of charming gardens, sometimes hidden away in places you would not expect. Jardins de Joan Maragall *** These beautiful gardens on Montjuïc […]

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La Sagrada Família

The Basílica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is a Roman Catholic basilica designed by Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926) and probably the most emblematic of all Barcelona’s attractions. Construction of Sagrada Familia began in 1882 and Gaudí began working on the project in 1883. He combined Gothic and curvilinear Art Nouveau forms and the basilica became […]

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