Casa Amatller

La Casa Amatller

Casa Amatller belonged to the famous chocolate maker Antoni Amatller Costa (1851-1910) and is one of the most impressive buildings in Barcelona. Discover the dragons, knights and other mythical characters on the façade and visit the rooms and halls inside. History The Amattler House was not built from scratch in …

La Rambla Barcelone

La Rambla

Six different streets juxtaposed, La Rambla (also known as Las Ramblas) is a tree-lined pedestrian boulevard filled with musicians, living statues, mimes, painters, entertainers, artists and travelling salesmen who sell everything from lottery tickets to jewellery. Rambla Canaletes Football fans may be familiar with this part of the Rambla. At …

La barcelonata

Going to the beach and eating a delicious paella at la Barceloneta is something you can’t help but do when you visit this pleasant area of Barcelona. La Barceloneta is one of the most traditional and charming areas of Barcelona. Formed by narrow streets, it has become a humble fishing …

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Triumphal arch

Celebrate a non-military victory. Barcelona’s triumphal arch, unlike the others, was not made to celebrate any military victory. It was built to be the gateway to the 1888 Universal Exhibition, located in the space previously occupied by the Citadel, which Philip V had built in 1714 after the War of …

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Egyptian Museum

The Egyptian Museum in Barcelona is a veritable collection of pieces that illustrate an era of great richness and cultural influence. First of all, it is important that you have a guide. This will give you a better idea of the location of the temporary and permanent exhibitions. The Egyptian …

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Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum is dedicated to maritime culture with more than 80 years of history. Its mission is to preserve, study and disseminate the country’s maritime heritage, one of the richest in the Mediterranean. In 2006, the Maritime Museum of Barcelona was declared a Museum of National Interest. The Barcelona …

Placa de catalunya

Plaça de Catalunya

The Plaça de Catalunya is one of the largest and busiest squares in Barcelona. With an area of approximately 50,000 m2, the square is the second largest in Spain. The square is the starting point of the famous La Rambla street and is therefore very central in the city. Although …

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CosmoCaixa: science museum

CosmoCaixa proves that science does not have to be boring. The science museum, housed in a magnificent modern building, brings science closer to the experience of young and old alike. Experiencing science in an interactive way, that’s what it’s all about. Here you can learn all about the environment, nature, …

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The Boqueria market

Every day, hundreds of tourists invade the Boqueria market in search of the colours, tastes and smells of one of Barcelona’s must-see tourist attractions. Contrary to what many people think, this is not a central market but the market in the Raval district. In Barcelona every district has a market, …

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Agbar Tower

In 1999, the French architect Jean Nouvel designed his Torre Agbar in Barcelona’s 22@ modern technological district in collaboration with the Spanish architectural firm b720. Six years later, the glass building was completed. Not only an icon of Barcelona’s modern skyline, but also an example of ecological renewal. Modern icon …