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Arc del Triomf Barcelona


The capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, Barcelona serves as the country’s leading commercial and industrial city. Barcelona grew from a central area, once surrounded by walls, called the Barri Gòtic. Designed by Josép Vilaseca, the red brick Arc del Triomf lies to the east of the Barri Gòtic.

Barcelona Cathedral Entrance


The cathedral entrance designed by Gaudi. This entrance celebrates the Nativity.
Barcelona Cathedral Garden


The Cathedral cloisters provide a quiet corner to contemplate
Barcelona Cathedral Pews



Barcelona Beach


Port Olympic beach is situated to the south east of the city and provides both entertainment and relaxation
Barcelona Cathedral



Casa Mila Another Room



Casa Mila la Pedrera


The facade is an impressive wave-like mass of rough-chipped stone. Gaudi saw the facade as a petrified wave and the hardness and solidity of the materials contrast with the sensation of movement in these waves on a vast sea of stone
Casa Mila Rooftop


The unique roof is formed of lofts over the frame of a series of parabolic arches of varying height with a marble mansard broken only by small windows. On the stepped terrace, coming as an elegant surprise are the huge stair exits of sculptured spirals crowned by four repeated crosses and faced with trencadís (broken pieces of ceramic). the chimneys recall knights wearing visors
Columbus Column Barcelona



The monument is divided into three bodies. The first of these bodies is a circular structure, raised by four stairways six meters wide, and eight iron heraldic lions, modeled by Josep Carcassó. On the plinth are eight bronze bas-reliefs depicting Columbus' principal feats.
Las Ramblas Barcelona



Museum FC Barcelona 



Club founder Joan Gamper first had the idea of setting up a Barca museum in the 1920s, but for a number of reasons, it was not until 1984 when President Josep Lluis Nuñez was in charge of the club that his vision came to fruition. Once again the club showed themselves to be pioneers in the footballing world and with subsequent enlargements in 1987,1994 and 1998, the museum now covers 3,500 square metres.
Olympic Stadium Barcelona



Placa Catalunya Barcelona



Placa Catalunya is regarded as the very central most point of Barcelona city centre and, for many a traveller, will also be the main transport hub for their journey.
Placa Reial Barcelona



Place Reial in Barcelona is a popular square just off the Ramblas. It's a social focal point especially at night and is often packed with Barcelonian's and tourists who are soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying some food or drinks
Placa Sant Jaume Barcelona



Port Olympic Barcelona



Nou Camp Stadium



Sagrada Familia Crypt



Works personally undertaken by Gaudí are the neo-Gothic crypt, the constructed part of the apse, and the magnificent facade of the Nativity (Eastern side) with a purely naturalistic exuberance in its decoration; figures are directly molded from nature, animals, plants, clouds, etc. Of the four towers of this facade, Gaudí only saw that of St. Barnabas completed.
Sagrada Familia Entrance


The idea of a new church was launched by a devote organization whose goal was to bring an end to the dechristianisation of the Barcelonese, which had started with the industrialization and increasing wealth of the city. A plot of land in the new Eixample district was bought in 1877. The architect Francisco de Paula del Villar designed a neo gothic church and lead the construction
Sagrada Familia Nort



Sagrada Familia



Sagrada Familia Top


Antoni Gaudí's unfinished church, the Sagrada Familia, is one of Barcelona's many must-see monuments.
Sagrada Familia



Royal Palace - Salo del Tindall



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