10 Best Attractions In Barcelona

Almost 60 million tourists visit Spain each year making it the fourth most visited country in the world. Barcelona is the country’s most popular destination and the second largest city in Spain. Below is a list of the top attractions Barcelona has to offer

1. La Sagrada Familia – The most famous monument in Barcelona, la Sagrada Familia is a large Roman Catholic church, designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Construction began in 1882 and it is incomplete till today. Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous churches in the world

Best Attractions In Barcelona: La Sagrada Familia

Best Attractions In Barcelona: La Sagrada Familia

2. La Rambla – Also known as Las Ramblas, this is the most famous street in Barcelona. Every tourist that comes to the city walks the Ramblas at least once. The wide tree-lined avenue hosts street performers in costumes, artists who do pencil drawings and paintings, and more. Also visit the La Boqueria – the largest indoor market in Spain, located right at the Ramblas

Best Attractions In Barcelona: La Rambla

Best Attractions In Barcelona: LaRambla

 

3. Montjuic and the Magic Fountain – Montjuic hill has a beautiful view over the city of Barcelona. The famous musical fountain was constructed for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition. At that time it performed only light shows. In the 1980s, music was incorporated with the light show and the fountain was completely restored prior to the 1992 Summer Olympics, held at Montjuïc. During the performances the area is crowded with thousands of tourists with cameras. The fountain is one of the most famous fountains in the world

Best Attractions In Barcelona: The Magic Fountain, Montjuic

Best Attractions In Barcelona: The Magic Fountain, Montjuic

4. Park Güell – A garden complex with architectural elements located in a hill in Barcelona. Designed by Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 – 1914, it spans over 17.18 ha (0.1718 km²), which makes it one of the largest architectural works in south Europe. It is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most famous urban parks in the world. A great place to relax from the urban noises of the big city

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Park Guell

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Park Guell

5. FC Barcelona Museum & Camp Nou Stadium – FC Barcelona is perhaps the best soccer team in the world. Watching a game in the wonderful Camp Nou and visiting the team’s museum is often the reason tourists visit the city. The stadium has 98,797 sits for spectators to watch Messi and his friends put on a show. The stadium is the largest stadium in Europe and one of the largest stadiums in the world

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Camp Nou Stadium

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Camp Nou Stadium

 

6. Picasso Museum – The Picasso Museum in Barcelona opened in 1963. It was the first museum dedicated entirely to the Artist’s work, and the only one to do so during the famous artist’s life. The museum houses more than 3,500 works by Pablo Picasso!

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Picasso Museum

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Picasso Museum

7. Mount Tibidabo – Tibidabo is a mountain overlooking the city of Barcelona. It is the tallest mountain in the area. Located at the top of the mountain are an amusement park and a famous Catholic church called the Temple de Sagrat Cor. The church is especially known for the big statue of Jesus located at the top of it. The church and the statue are visible from almost every point in the city

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Mount Tibidabo

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Mount Tibidabo

 

8. Barceloneta BeachBarcelona have been chosen by National Geographic as the best beach city in the world. It has 4.5 km of different beaches and Barceloneta beach is probably the most popular one

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Barceloneta Beach

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Barceloneta Beach

9. Montserrat – Located just outside of the city, the beautiful Montserrat mountain range is a popular attraction for rock climbers, hikers and other visitors who come to admire the wonderful scenery. A beautiful monastery stands at the center of the mountain range where visitors can attend masses

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Montserrat

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Montserrat

 

10. Casa Mila – Mila House, better known as La Pedrera is a building designed by the Antoni Gaudí. The construction began in 1906 and took 6 years to complete. The beautiful building is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is open to visits of the public both inside the building and on the roof. The building also holds various exhibitions and activities

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Casa Mila

Best Attractions In Barcelona: Casa Mila

      

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