Top 10 Tourist attractions in Barcelona

Top 10 Tourist attractions in Barcelona

Barcelona has become one of the first tourist destination of Spain, it has everything to please the majority of visitors.

Wherever you are in Barcelona, there are so many sites that are worth visiting. Barcelona has some of the most unique and inspiring architecture in the world, so visiting of them is a must. Barcelona is a city full of avant- garde architecture, trendy design and advanced urban development, not to mention the thriving contemporary art scene and ties to luminaries such as Picasso, Miro and Dali; all of whom made Barcelona their watering hole at different points in their lives. Below you can see SkyBarcino recommendation of 10 best sights in Barcelona

1.Sagrada Familia

Antoni Gaudí’s spent more than 40 years of his life on this stunning Roman Catholic Church. In fact, he worked on it until his death in 1926 and until today the teams are continuing to use Gaudí’s plans to complete the ambitious build.  Sagrada Familia is expected to be finished by 2026, in order to celebrate one hundred years from the death of its creator. but the work might take a few more years. Plans have been unveiled that will make Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia the tallest church in the world when it is finally completed in 2026.

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2.Las Ramblas Street

This is probably the Barcelona´s most famous street. It is also called Las Ramblas, because it is contain a series of several different streets that all have a distinct feel. La Rambla starts at Plaza Catalunya (central square) and leading right down towards the Columbus monument which is end at the Port Vell.
Visitors will enjoy street performers, lots of bars and restaurants in both sides of La Rambla street. Walking through the La Rambla makes you feel the hearth of the Barcelona.
The Spanish poet Federico García Lorca said ‘It is the only street in the world which I wish would never end’ and it almost doesn’t because it now continues into Port Vell marina.

3.Parc Guëll

Parc Guell is a Barcelona top attraction and must-see and of course is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered as one of Gaudi’s most artistic works.  The park is on Carmel hill, so the view of Barcelona city is amazing from there. The idea was originally meant to be a residential property development with 60 houses. But it did not completed and after Guell’s death in 1923 the park was donated to Barcelona city as a public park by the Guell family.

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4. La Boqueria Market

This big public market is one of the city’s most famous tourist sites, a colorful market in the La Rambla Street. This market back to 1297 when meat was sold at the city gates. Today´s an array of foods being sold, from farm-fresh produce, spices and candies, to seafood and dry nuts which are sold by more than 200 stalls. Visitors can even enjoy something to eat at famous la Boquería´s  restaurants at the heart of the market.

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5. Casa Mila

Casa Milà (La Pedrera) was built between the years 1906 and 1910, the last civil art work designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi. This eccentric  building is considered one of the artist’s most astounding and enticing architectural creations with not even one straight edge on the exterior. It also shows a huge exposition of Gaudi works, not only La Pedrera itself but also Sagrada Familia and Casa Batlio,

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6.FC Barcelona museum & Camp Nou stadium

The Camp Nou stadium and FCB museum (Home of Barcelona football team) are among the most popular attractions in Barcelona specially for the sports fans which is attracting millions of visitors a year. This stadium has a capacity of 99,000 people and you never know but you might be lucky enough to catch a game, so check the time of matches before coming.

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7. Barceloneta

One of the Barcelona’s seven different beaches, with 4.5 km (2.8 miles) of coastline, Barceloneta probably is the best of them. Barceloneta beach is one of the most popular and closest beach to the city center. During the high season and summer months when the beach bars and restaurants are  open up and the beach fills up with tourist and local, this place can get very crowded and at the same time enjoyable and a ¨must visit¨ palce.

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8. Magic Fountain show

The Magic Fountain show is a ‘must see’ of Barcelona attraction and is one of the most famous places in Barcelona with approximately 2.5 million visitors annually. The Magic fountain was built in 1929 as one of the main attractions. You can enjoy the beautiful show of water, light and music and at the same time seeing the Palau National as a beautiful background.

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9. Casa Batllo

One of architect Antoni Gaudi’s most famous buildings is colorful Casa Batllo building, with an exotic and specific styles. Casa Batllo has a colorful wavy tiled roof line and lots of sculptures, and sometimes called the “house of bones” because many jaws are used on one sculpture.

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10. Palau de la Música Catalana

Palau de la Música Catalana is one of the Barcelona´s most popular attraction which is a concert halls. It is Built in 1908 by Catalan art nouveau architect Lluís Domènech i MontanerOne and it is one of the Barcelona’s most impressive architectural feats and famous for its spectacularly ornate interiors and exterior boasts ornate columns and mosaic work.

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