Top 5 places In Barcelona to Visit

By on May 22, 2013
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Spain’s picturesque city of Barcelona welcomes visitors from all around the world. The city’s unique culture and intriguing sites of interest enhance its appeal. Barcelona city tours are very particular and scenic Here are five of the top places every tourist should see while visiting Barcelona:

Sagrada Familia
This iconic church is likely Barcelona’s most unique landmark. Its intricate architecture and towering spires create the perfect photo opportunity. Although construction on the church began in the late 19th century, the structure still stands partly unfinished.

Sagrada-Familia

 

The National Art Museum of Catalonia
This impressive museum features extensive collections of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance artworks. Beautiful paintings and sculptures adorn the museum’s interior. The Batlló Majesty, which consists of a wooden crucifix and a depiction of Jesus Christ, is one of the museum’s most famous pieces.

The National Art Museum of Catalonia

 

Park Güell
Designed by Antoni Guadi, this city park is made up of unique outdoor art fixtures. A colorful dragon fountain sits at the park’s entrance. Visitors can relax by taking a seat in the mosaic seating area. The park also includes a series of twisting pillars made from rock.

Park-Guell[

 

La Barceloneta Beach
Perfect views of the Mediterranean Sea can be seen from this popular beach. Sunbathing, swimming and other outdoor activities can be enjoyed while visiting the beach. Visitors can also find plenty of restaurants and nightclubs along the boardwalk.

La Barceloneta Beach

 

Columbus Monument
Situated at the lower end of the famous street known as La Rambla, this monument pays homage to one of history’s most famous explorers. A statue of Christopher Columbus can be seen standing atop a tall pillar.

Columbus Monument

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