Are you planning on visiting Barcelona? If so, you won’t be disappointed. This is a part of the world that offers a lot more than sunshine. It is one of the most impressive cities in terms of architecture, and there are lots of incredible and exciting tourist attractions too. So, read on to discover some must-see attractions.
La Sagrada Familia
There are many things to see in the exciting city of Barcelona but the number ones tourist stop is La Sagrada Familia, an ominous temple designed by Antonio Gaudi’, a master architect who worked on the project until the day of his death in 1926. Staying near the centre of the city, will position you within walking distance to this architectural wonder. It’s a beautiful site, and a lot of people propose here because of the magical feeling. You could hire a professional photographer in Barcelona to capture the moment. This site is a popular tourist stop and many come to study the architectural and religious elements of the church. Built completely from donations, Sagrada Familia is the international symbol of Barcelona.
The Magic Fountain
The Magic Fountain is another Barcelona attraction that must be on your list. A beautiful show of water, light and music mesmerize over 2 million visitors to this site every year. This amazing attraction was built for the Barcelona World Fair in 1929.
You will want to set aside almost a full day to visit Museu Picasso. This world-renowned museum houses over 4,000 works by Pablo Ruiz Picasso. Discover the man, who was one of the most significant artists of the 20th century, and his genius. Picasso’s connection with Barcelona is not only evident in his personal history but obvious within his lifelong work. There are guided tours available on Sundays or you can use the audio guide to walk you through Picasso’s body of work. Enjoy the feeling of living in the city that Picasso created so many wonderful works of art.
The Gothic Quarter
A lot of hotels and holiday homes in Barcelona are also situated near The Gothic Quarter, which tops the list as a must-see attraction in the city for tourists. Many of the buildings in the Gothic Quarter date to medieval times and Roman ruins are present as well. Barcelona Cathedral finds its home among the Gothic Quarter as well as Placa Reial, or Royal Plaza.
Transbordador Aeri del Port or “Port Cable Car”
Lastly, you will want to get a bird’s eye view of the city and the beautiful seaside port surrounding it. Transbordador Aeri del Port or “Port Cable Car” is the way to experience the city from above and provide breathtaking views of the city.