Barcelona, is the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain.
Barcelona Tourist Attractions
It is located on the Mediterranean coast, between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs, and is limited to the west by the Serra de Collserola ridge.
La Sagrada Família, a Masterpiece designed by Antoni Gaudí
Barcelona is a major economic centre, with one of Europe's principal Mediterranean ports.
Founded as a Roman city, and besieged several times during its history, Barcelona is today an important cultural centre and a major tourist destination and has a rich cultural heritage. Dalian
Particularly renowned are architectural works of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner that have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Another Gaudi's Work: Park Güell
La Sagrada Família at night
Antonio Gaudí, was a Spanish, Catalan architect, who belonged to the Modernisme (Art Nouveau) movement and was famous for his unique style and highly individualistic designs.
Since his born in 1852, he had been building his own kingdom of dream in Barcelona until his death in 1878. Now you may find his dream everywhere in Barcelona.
The Casa Milà by Gaudi
Sharing the same reputation as Gaudi, but with a totally different style, Lluís Domènech i Montaner also had left lots of remarkable arts to Barcelona, also to the world.
Hospital de Sant Pau designed by Montaner
Palace of Catalan Music by Montaner
Interior of Palace of Catalan Music
Another sign of Barcelona is "The Torre Agbar" designed by a French architect Jean Nouvel.
But the funny part is this torre doesn't have the same luck as other remarkable constructions in Barcelona.
The Torre Agbar
Today many people would like to refer to the Torre Agbar as the 'fallus' or 'penis-building' and can be googled under that name.
However especially at night it looks much more like a plastic and colorful dildo.
The Torre Agbar at night
We seems to focus too much on architecture in Barcelona but almost ignore its beauty in other aspects, like its churches, and its morden arts.
Catalunya National Museum of Art (MNAC)
Do you know Barcelona has its own Triumphal Arch?
Cathedral of Barcelona before 2007 restoration
Footbridge, Port of Barcelona, and International Convention Centre
At the end, I have to mention about the Barcelona Football Club, which is one of the most famous football clubs in the world.
Its stadium, Nou Camp Stadium, is also a spot worth of being visited.