Top Things To Do in Barcelona

Here is a list of the best things to see and do in Barcelona, Must have experiences in Barcelona

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The vibrant capital of Spain’s Catalonia region is well-known for its offbeat art and quirky architecture, medieval history, and sunny beaches. Barcelona’s biggest claim to fame is its Modernistic architecture, best represented in Gaudi’s flamboyant creations, including the mammoth Sagrada Familia church, which has been under construction since 1882.

Barcelona’s historic centre, the Gothic Quarter is a delightful area to explore on one’s own or on a guided tour. While the main landmark, the Seu Cathedral dominates the area, there is enough to see in the cobbled streets, shady squares, and hidden churches. Taking a tapas bar crawl in the Gothic Quarter is one of the top things to do in Barcelona for die-hard foodies.

The bustling La Ramblas, is a lively hub for people-watching and day-long street performances. The pedestrian street is also home to one of Europe's largest and most famous food markets, La Boqueria, a great stop for tasting local specialties.

Hop on hop off city bus tours and guided sightseeing tours are available to see the major sights, including Spanish architect Gaudi's masterpieces, Casa Milo and Casa Batlló. Another popular attraction worth seeing is Gaudi’s 42-acre garden complex, Parc Güell, Picturesque pathways, mosaic-tiled staircases, and stone tunnels impart a mythical quality to the park.

A short hike or cable car to the Montjuïc Hill provides an interesting diversion from the city, with the bonus of spectacular views. One can escape the city with day trips to Girona, Costa Brava and Sitges. And when the excitement of the day wears off, there is the Barcelona’s legendary nightlife to look forward to.

Frequently Asked Questions about Barcelona

Barcelona is known for its exceptional soccer and the brilliant architecture of Antoni Gaudi. It's also famous for its modern art museums, serene parks, golden shoreline, and tasty tapas.

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