The City Of Barcelona

Famous tourist attractions of Barcelona:

1. Temple Sagrada Familia by Antonio Gaudi (giant basil) .Ogromnaya basilica built by the great architect Antoni Gaudí. The building constructed in 1882, and it will have to build 30 to 80 years (depending on funding and resources available) before it is finished. Imagine the degree of commitment, loyalty and dedication that it took to build the church for so many years.

Some like the Sagrada Familia, and some can not tolerate it, but whatever your reaction, I guarantee that it will.

2. Las Ramblas - Barcelona's most famous street. La Rambla or the "Las Ramblas", as it is sometimes referred to as the street is the most famous boulevard in Barcelona.
There is not only a variety of interesting shops, restaurants and buildings, there still are the street performers.

3. Magic Fountain of Montjuic (Montjuic) - one of my favorite attractions Barselony.Odna of the most popular attractions, which, as I believe it is necessary to visit the "Magic Fountain of Montjuic". This light, music and water extravaganza that could not propustit.Predstavleniya take place every night, but the schedule may change depending on the time of year.

4. La Pedrera - Casa Mila Antonio Gaudi (La Pedrera by Antonio Gaudí). Another Gaudí again falls into the 10 most visited attractions in Barcelona. The structure used to be called Casa Mila (La Pedrera), but now it is more known as La Pedrera, which means "quarry". Gaudi really wanted to finish the construction of this building. Characteristic for his wavy colorful bricks and tiles are clearly visible on this masterpiece.

5. Museum of FC "Barcelona" fans .Futbolnym museum to visit is required. All the walls are lined with trophies, pictures and statues of the great players. I'm not a fan of football, but I still enjoyed the museum.

6. Park Guell (Park Guell) Gaudí. Park Guell - a wonderful, large park, designed by Antonio Gaudi. Entrance to the park free, but there is a separate area, which is called "Monumental Area" you can see the amazing construction of stone .In the park, colorful ceramic mosaics and the house where he lived Gaudi. In this park you can easily spend half a day.

7. Picasso Museum. Museum Picasso exhibited in chronological order from his earliest to the most recent works. Thus, it gives you a unique opportunity to see the transformation of Picasso thinking over time and shows how he developed his own unique style, thanks to which he is so famous today. This is a popular art gallery.

8. Miro Museum (Miro) a wide range of works of Miro .In art gallery since 1914 local art collection includes not only his paintings but also a good selection of sculptures, tapestries and early sketches. A wonderful collection of works by Miro.

9. The hill of Montjuïc and Spanish derevnya.Na hill of Montjuic (Montjuic) has many parks and attractions, including the old castle on a hill - a fortress of Montjuïc. With the fortress offers stunning views of the city. Spanish Village (Poble Espanyol de Barcelona) on the hill was built in 1929 on the eve of the World Exhibition in Barcelona. This village is an architectural experiment creating a village combining all Spanish architectural styles. The village today a large number of cafes, nightclubs, restaurants, over 40 shops of artisans. You can also visit a flamenco show El Tablao de Carmen.

10. Barcelona Zoo. Barcelona Zoo (Barcelona Zoo) is located in Ciutadella Park (Parc de la Ciutadella). A great place for families with children. The zoo live 325 species of animals, regular dolphin shows. On the territory of the zoo include a restaurant, shops, a mini-train.

For over four thousand years, Barcelona has been the subject of desire and conquest has often been the victim of them. Despite this, the city has carried through the ages and increase its beauty and irrepressible love of life of its inhabitants. Barcelona throughout its history different indefatigable thirst for action and the desire for constant renewal, often becoming a pioneer of the most important historical achievements.

Already in ancient times the city considered its sea gates as a means of communication with the outside world, opening the richest opportunities. Barcelona experienced a period of heyday in the Middle Ages, when it became a thriving center of Mediterranean trade, as well as in the XIX century., Marked by intensive economic and demographic development (whereby in 1859. Was made possible demolition of the defensive city walls, hindering the growth of the modern city) . This phase culminated in a World Exhibition in 1888 and 1929, largely determined the current appearance of the city.