Although is one of the most visited European cities, Barcelona is designed to be a tourist town. Very well organized, starting with the transportation system and continuing with countless hotels, restaurants and terraces, Barcelona offers waves of tourists and one hundred reasons to spend money in your vacation here. Barcelona is full of historical and modernist buildings, cathedrals, museums, parks and flea markets. There are so many things to see, that you should book at least two weeks.
The old town, harbor, offers points of interest especially in the Gothic Quarter, where we can see cathedrals, Generalidad Royal Palace, Santa Maria del Mar, the Picasso Museum and many picturesque streets worth visited on foot (preferably during the day) full of small bars and restaurants.
The “new” city, restored on the late XIX century, beginning of the twentieth century, still has some of the old streets, but you can also see the ‘modernist’ creations, that seem to be from another picture. The list with the things that you do not have to miss would include: Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, La Pedrera, Hospital de Sant Pau, Guell Palace, Palace of Catalan Music.
Sagrada Familia is itself a work of incomparable art. Seen from the outside does not cost anything, and you can admire it, but the price for entry is 17Euros per person.
Probably, the first thing that you have to see in Barcelona is ¨Las Ramblas¨, “the most beautiful avenue in the world”, after, Park Guell (where entry is free), Montjuic Castle and its fountains, where you can see the harbor and city view.
Fountains at Plaza Espana offers spectacular scenery, which makes it full of tourists, especially at the end of a busy day, when each chooses to rest here, listening to classical music pleasant areas.
La Rambla, Port tourist board Catalonia, Paseig de Gracia, Barri Gothic – these are areas where we can see cathedrals, buildings and museums that can be visited on foot. Most people who have visited Barcelona recommend these types of movement through Barcelona, ??because, as in any big, crowded city, road traffic is terrible and parking is expensive. Metro is also a cheap and fast alternative. You can buy a card that can be used to travel by subway, bus, tram, funicular or train.
To eat you can find almost any bar or restaurant, they generally with reasonable prices and displayed, or in places such McDonalds, Burger King, Kentucky American Friend. Tourists are warned Barcelona on many occasions about pickpockets, especially in crowded and packed with tourists, and during the evening or night.
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