10 Places to Visit in Barcelona

Barcelona is a beautiful city. There is plenty for a visitor to do to stay active. These are the top 10 places to visit and experience while in Barcelona.

 

La Sagrada Familia Temple

This temple was completed in 1882. It was designed by Antoni Gaudi and is a cathedral that has a natural light which really makes it stand out in the afternoon sun. A person can walk through it and there are even guided tours for those that want to learn more about the design and the history of the temple.

 

Magic Fountain Show

 

This show features fountains with lights and music. They will rise and fall due to the music. There are certain times of the day where the fountains will light up with the different colors. While the hours a limited, the shows still do go on in the winter. Be sure to check the times before heading over because these fountains are a must see.

 

Picasso Museum

 

Pablo Picasso is one of the most famous painters ever and he just happened to be born in Spain. This museum shows various paintings and has a collection of over 4,000 of his early sketches and canvas works. A fan can see some of his early works and how they evolved over time. The museum looks like a gothic mansion which is a nice site in itself.

 

La Rambla Street

 

This street has monuments and there is plenty of shopping and sites to see. This street is busy with activity during the day and is great for people that like to take a casual stroll and see what kinds of deals they can find.

 

Camp Nou Stadium

 

This is the home of the Barcelona football team. When there is not a game in session a person can still visit the stadium for a tour.

 

Barrio Gotico

 

This is the center of the gothic quarter of the city. There are homes, museums, and some gothic artwork. The streets are narrow, so it is best to visit the area on foot to see some of the old architecture.

 

Parc Guell

 

This is the World Heritage Site and features the works of the artist, Gaudi. While the walk is uphill there are some many things to do and see. One of the best places to stop by is the residential gardens.

Modernist Buildings

 

This area was part of the Catalan movement that started on 1888. The buildings are still standing and are open for tours. During the warmer months, there are concerts held in front of the buildings.

 

Montjuic Hill and Poble Espanyol Spanish Village

 

This village has rolling hills and different parks. The castle is a must see as well. There are a number of shops, cafes, and even nightclubs in this village.

 

 Tibidabo

 

This is a great place to take children. There is an amusement park and there are activities that happen at various times over the year. The Skywalk will allow a person to have a view of Barcelona like no other.

 

These are 10 of the must-see places when visiting Barcelona. They have historic value and will keep a visitor bust and entertained while in the city.

 

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