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Barcelona Tourist Attractions


Barcelona Tourist Attractions Spain - When planning an itinerary to explore all of the attractions in Barcelona, there are three main sections of town to pay attention to. The first is called Old Town and this is where Barcelona attractions, such as the medieval Gothic Quarter, Born Market, and La Ribera district. In L'Eixample, many tourists enjoy a visit to the popular Barcelona attraction, Sagrada Familia, which offers one of the most visited monuments in the city.

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Traveling to the seaside is another favored area in Barcelona Spain where tourist attractions can be found. Most of the Barcelona sights are centered on Port Olímpic (Olympic Port), which offers a lovely waterfront and coastline to admire. About this section of town, numerous outdoor terraces, discos, shops and movie theaters fill the area.

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Barri Gòtic
Avenida Placa de la Catedral
Barcelona, Spain
When checking out this attraction, you will encounter a grand example of medieval architecture throughout the city. Here, the oldest residential district offers a wealth of features to explore, such as restaurants, tapas bars and Gothic buildings.

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Muralles Romanes
Via Laietana
Barcelona, Spain
When visiting this sight, you will come across the remains of a significant sight in Barcelona. These walls once protected the Barcino settlement, which are now preserved memories that can be seen in Pia Almoina.

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Plaça Catalunya
Passeig de Gracia
Barcelona, Spain
At this main square in the city, you will encounter a wealth of interesting points of interest to admire. To visit this sight, you should head for Ronda de Sant Pere.

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Casa Batlló
Passeig de Gracia, 43
Barcelona, Spain
This historic building is one of the great works of art created by well-known architect, Antoni Gaudi. Some of the attractive features associated with this location include impressive colored glass and elegant sky lit rooms.

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Casa de l'Ardiaca
Santa Llúcia
Barcelona, Spain
This Gothic house once served as the cathedral archdeacon's home during the16th-century, which was constructed on top of the location of a ruined 12th-century structure.

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Basílica de Santa María del Pi
Plaça del Pi
Barcelona, Spain
The history of this Gothic basilica begins during 1322 when construction on the building first started. One of the main sights attached to this attraction is a tower that stands 54 meters tall.

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L'Aquàrium de Barcelona
Moll d'Espanya del Port Vell, s/n
Barcelona, Spain
The perfect opportunity to explore sealife can be enjoyed at this site. Here, a see-through building offers the makings of a wonderful outing about town.

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El Zoo
Parc de la Ciutadella, s/n
Barcelona, Spain
There are more than 7,000 critters calling this zoo their home. Some of the residents include the only albino gorilla in captivity, as well as tons of tropical birds, reptiles, and insects.

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Capella de Santa Àgata
Plaça del Rei
Barcelona, Spain
This palace chapel has a history that stretch across the royal family record in Barcelona. Offering examples in Gothic architecture and dating back to the beginning of the 14th century, this attraction makes a worthy addition to any itinerary.

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Plaça del Rei
Plaça del Rei
Barcelona, Spain
This medieval-inspired point of interest can be found at the end of Carrer Baixada de Santa Clara. It is here that a nice collection of architectural gems awaits your arrival.

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Barcelona Interesting Facts

  • Venice stretches across 110 small islands in the marshy Venetian Lagoon.
  • The Venetian Islands are connected by about 400 bridges
  • All transportation within Venice is entirely by water or on foot.
  • Famous Venetians include Marco Polo, Antonio Vivaldi, Aldus Manutius, to name just a few.
  • The Basilica and large square in front of it are named after St. Mark.
  • The present Basilica was built between 1063 and the middle of the fifteenth century.
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