The Parc del Laberint d'Horta "Labyrinth Park of Horta", (sometimes named Jardins (Gardens) del Laberint d'Horta) is a historical garden in the Horta-Guinardó district in Barcelona and the oldest of its kind in the city. Located on the former estate of the Desvalls family, next to the Collserola ridge, the park comprises an 18th-century neoclassical garden and a 19th-century romantic garden. This green corner is full of hidden gems to be discovered, some of them decorated with sculptures of mythological figures. The park is also the home of the Torre Soberana, a 14th-century country house, which was restored and redecorated in the Arabesque style in the 19th century.
The Carretera de les Aigües is the perfect place for a bike ride or a walk while you enjoy views of Barcelona. Within easy access to the city, the trail is almost 10 kilometers long and reaches 450 meters above the sea level. It's a popular cycling and walking trail, beloved by tourists and locals alike.
Camp Nou has been FC Barcelona's home since it was officially opened on 24 September 1957, designed by architects Francesc Mitjans Miró and Josep Soteras Mauri, with the collaboration of Lorenzo García Barbón, and constructed between 1955 and 1957, using mainly concrete and iron. The whole plan cost a staggering 288 million pesetas, which meant the club would spend the following years massively in deficit. Although it was initially going to go under the official name of ‘Estadi del FC Barcelona’, it soon came to be popularly known as the 'Camp Nou' (the ‘new ground’), it was not until the Club membership, after a postal vote with the involvement of the fans decided to make ‘Camp Nou’ the official name of the stadium.
The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc is a fountain located at the head of Avinguda Maria Cristina in the Montjuïc neighborhood. The fountain is renowned for its scheduled shows of water & light choreographed to music and was created for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition.
Boqueria Market is an evolution from a past of peddlers to a modern and fascinating present, full of color and life. The market is a metaphor for Barcelona's life, a human river, a unique spectacle for those who like watching. Boqueria Market is a space full of life, history and unquestionable architectural value.
Casa Milà (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈkazə miˈɫa], Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkasa miˈla]), popularly known as La Pedrera or "The stone quarry", a reference to its unconventional rough-hewn appearance, is a modernist building in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was the last private residence designed by architect Antoni Gaudí and was built between 1906 and 1912. The building was commissioned in 1906 by Pere Milà and his wife Roser Segimon. At the time, it was controversial because of its undulating stone facade, twisting wrought iron balconies and designed by Josep Maria Jujol. Several structural innovations include a self-supporting stone façade, and an free-plan floor, underground garage and the spectacular on the roof-terrace. In 1984, it was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. From 2013 is the headquarters of the Fundació Catalunya La Pedrera which manages the visit to the building, exhibitions and other cultural and educative activities at Casa Milà.
The Gothic Quarter is the center of the old city of Barcelona. It stretches from La Rambla to Via Laietana, and from the Mediterranean seafront to the Ronda de Sant Pere.
La Rambla is probably the most famous street in central Barcelona, beloved by tourists and locals alike; is a tree-lined pedestrian mall and it stretches for 1.2 km, connecting Plaça de Catalunya with the Christopher Columbus Monument at Port Vell.
A lovely aquarium located in Port Vell. The 35 aquariums in the buildings are home to 11,000 animals representing more than 450 species and include an ocean tank for sharks, rays, and other large fish.
On the roof terrace at the Barceló Raval, you can enjoy a unique city experience: a marvelous 360° terrace with impressive panoramic views of Barcelona. The terrace also has a 15 m³ pool and a solarium to ensure you get the best tan throughout most of the year. The terrace also includes a bar and viewing point on the 11th floor, offering the privileged experience of enjoying a drink while looking out over amazing views.
The Basílica I Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família (Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family), is the greatest unfinished Roman Catholic church in the world and is located in Barcelona, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926).
Get some food and drink a take a walk to one of the most beautiful panoramic views of Barcelona. Bunkers del Carmel are Spanish Civil War bunkers where anti-aircraft guns were installed.
The Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor (Expiatory Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus) is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica located on the summit of Mount Tibidabo. The building is the work of the Spanish architect Enric Sagnier and was completed by his son Josep Maria Sagnier i Vidal. The construction of the church, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, lasted from 1902 to 1961. The Tibidabo Cathedral del Sagrat Cor looks down on Barcelona from the city’s tallest peak, Mount Tibidabo. From this spectacular location, it can be seen from all over the city, especially when you are walking up Rambla Catalunya or Passeig de Gracia, you will always see Tibidabo Cathedral on the horizon.
The Park Güell is a public park system composed of gardens and architectonic elements located on Carmel Hill in La Salut, a neighborhood in the Gràcia district. With urbanization in mind, Eusebi Güell assigned the design of the park to Antoni Gaudí; he understood better than any of his contemporaries the meaning of Gaudí’s architecture, the relationship between the two men was not merely that of an artist and his patron, but a real story of friendship. The park was built between 1900 and 1914 and was officially opened as a public park in 1926. In 1984, UNESCO declared the park a World Heritage Site.