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Vivacious, ambitious, industrious: Barcelona is second to none

This cool, cosmopolitan metropolis is the bastion of Catalan nationalism and one of the greatest port cities on the Mediterranean. Barcelona’s distinct culture finds exuberant expression in its architecture – in the sinuous swirls of its Modernista buildings, in the other-worldly weirdness of Park Güell and in the soaring spires of the Sagrada Família. A stroll along the Rambla, Barcelona’s famed promenade, reveals a city of irrepressible energy and a proud and unique identity.

Attractions in Barcelona

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Qualities

  • Local's picks
  • Famous
  • Free
  • Cost money

Areas

  • Barceloneta
  • Barri Gòtic
  • Eixample
  • El Born
  • El Raval
  • Gràcia
  • Les Corts
  • Sants-Montjuïc
  • Sarrià-Sant Gervasi

Types

  • Tours and Sightseeing
  • Landmark
  • Historic site
  • Street
  • Architectural building
  • Parks/Gardens
  • Square/plaza
  • Historic village
  • Religious site
  • Historic house
  • Sporting activities
  • Beach
  • Monument
    Cycling Silhouette - Barcelona +Add

    Bike Rental Barcelona

    Hassle-free bike hire
    Locals' Pick
    Tibidabo Church Views +Add

    Mount Tibidabo

    Breathtaking views of Barcelona
    Locals' Pick
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    El Besos Bike Lane

    Beautiful & relaxing cycle route
    Locals' Pick
    Vila Olímpica +Add

    Vila Olímpica

    Barcelona's Olympic village
    Locals' Pick
    Santa Maria del Pi +Add

    La Plaça del Pi

    Old style square and market
    Locals' Pick
    Eduardo Chillida Ceramic Mural +Add

    Plaça dels Angels

    People and street art watching
    Locals' Pick
    Illustramur - El fondo marino +Add

    Parc de les Tres Xemeneies

    Grand public street art park
    Locals' Pick
    Barcelona Plaza de España  798  23 de julio de 2011 +Add

    Pabellón alemán

    The Barcelona Pavilion
    Font Rut +Add

    Plaza de la Virreina

    A fun place to be every Sunday
    Locals' Pick
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    Castelldefels

    The locals' beach
    Segway Day +Add

    Segway Day

    Barcelona, on a segway
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    La Ribera

    Medieval architecture
    Barcelona–El Prat Airport +Add

    Barcelona–El Prat Airport

    Second largest airport in Spain
     Església de la Concepció +Add

    Església de la Concepció

    Historic church, now a minor basilica
    Locals' Pick
    Estadi Cornellà-El Prat +Add

    RCDE Stadium - Cornella-El Prat Stadium

    Home of RCD Espanyol
    Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys +Add

    Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys

    Home of the 1992 Olympics
    Bar Muy Buenas - Barcelona - 2008 +Add

    Carrer de la Riera Baixa

    Popular shopping street in Raval
    Famous
    The Olympic Park in Barcelona with the Olympic Stadium, named Lluís Companys, in the foreground. +Add

    Anella Olímpica

    The 1992 Olympic Parc
    Parc of the Labirinth Horta +Add

    Cava Berdie

    Penedès vineyard
    Locals' Pick
    St. Sadurni d'Anoia - Bunches - Shoes on Wires +Add

    Finca Viladellops

    Historic winery near Castillo de Olérdola
    España, Barcelona, el Carmel : Parque Güell : " mosaico : Dragón de la escalinata " +Add

    El Dragon de Gaudi

    A colorful salamander greeter
    Famous
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    Vesping

    Travel Barcelona local style
    Uploaded by Ivan +Add

    Parc del Laberint d'Horta

    Oldest gardens in town
    Locals' Pick
    Cementiri de Sarrià +Add

    Sarria Cemetery

    A peaceful stroll through history
    Locals' Pick
    Plaza de Sant Felip Neri +Add

    Plaza de Sant Felip Neri

    Historic square, surrounded by monumental buildings
    Locals' Pick
    Antiques and Boutiques. +Add

    Antiques and Boutiques

    Custom-tailored city tours
    Uploaded by Ivan +Add

    Mar Bella

    Young and trendy
    Locals' Pick
    Ermita de Sant Sebastià de Sitges -469 +Add

    Sant Sebastià

    Traditional city beach
    Platja de Nova Icària +Add

    Nova Icària

    Beach in the centre of the city's coastline
    Playa de Bogatell +Add

    Playa Bogatell

    Clean beach, popular with the middle-aged crowds
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    Montserrat

    Stunning nature and religious symbols
    Famous
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    Royal Palace (Palau Reial)

    Former residence of King Alfonso XIII
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    Carrer Montcada

    Street of medieval civic architecture
    El Desconsol (Utrøstelighed) +Add

    El Desconsol

    Notable sculpture in Parc de la Ciutadella pond
    Sobre el cel de Barcelona +Add

    Torre de Collserola

    Architectural Barcelona Olympics landmark
    Uploaded by Marcel +Add

    Arc de Triomf

    Brick arch built for the 1888 Universal Exposition.
    Famous
    EXPLORE 2011-10-22 the long way home +Add

    Ciutat Vella (Old City)

    Historic district of previous royal residents
    Famous
    Uploaded by Paul +Add

    Placa Reial

    Popular square just off the Ramblas
    Uploaded by Ida +Add

    Palau Güell

    Architectural landmark of Gaudi design
    Famous
    Barcelona, Barri de la Ribera - Mirando por el balcón desnudas +Add

    Barri de Gracia

    Popular district with cafes and notable architecture
    Famous
    Locals' Pick
    Barcelona - Columnes del Temple d'August +Add

    Temple d'August

    Well-preserved Roman relic in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter
    Uploaded by Birgit +Add

    Gothic Quarter (Barri Gotic)

    Historic district with quiet shopping and restaurants
    Famous
    Image of Casa Comalat +Add

    Casa Comalat

    Building containing several elements of Gaudi architecture
    Famous
    Uploaded by Birgit +Add

    Little Barcelona (La Barceloneta)

    Park at the former fortress of Spanish King Felipe V
    Locals' Pick
    Rambla del Mar +Add

    Rambla del Mar

    Waterfront and beach area
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    Catalunya Square

    Place where all Barcelona’s roads start
    Famous
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    El Born

    Fashionable village of craftsmen and crowds
    Famous
    Locals' Pick
    Uploaded by Aleksandras +Add

    Passeig de Gracia

    Commercial city avenue of notable architecture
    Uploaded by Sotiris +Add

    Barcelona Zoo (Parc Zoologic de Barcelona)

    Barcelona’s zoo located in the city park
    Famous
    Locals' Pick
    Image of La Pedrera - Mila House (Casa Mila) +Add

    La Pedrera - Mila House (Casa Mila)

    Historic building designed by Antonio Gaudi
    Famous
    Locals' Pick
    Uploaded by Marcel +Add

    Port Vell

    Lively harbor with shopping and dining
    [12/30] Dibujando sueños - EXPLORE ;D +Add

    Explore Catalunya

    Small group tours of Barcelona
    Parc de l'Espanya Industrial - Districte de Sants-Montjuïc (Barcelona) +Add

    Parc de l'Espanya Industrial

    Park at site of former textile factory
    Oreneta6 +Add

    Parc del Castell de l'Oreneta

    Barcelona park at historic castle site
    Locals' Pick
    La bourboule HORIZON +Add

    Parc de les Aus

    Interactive bird zoo and garden
    Uploaded by Birgit +Add

    Mountain of the Jews (Montjuïc)

    Recreational area, also known as Parc de Montjuïc
    Famous
    Locals' Pick
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    EcoXtrm

    Eco-friendly bike excursions to parks and mountains
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    Collserola Hill

    Urban park for hiking and viewing wildlife
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    Ciutadella Park (Parc de la Ciutadella)

    Grand park on the former Ciutadella fort site
    Famous
    Locals' Pick
    Uploaded by Lei +Add

    L'Eixample District

    19-century historic district with works by Gaudi and Cerda.
    Famous
    Las golondrinas +Add

    Las Golondrinas

    Short or long boat cruise around Barcelona’s ports
    Barcelona harbour from Mirador de Colon viewing platform +Add

    Mirador de Colón

    Monument to Christoper Columbus
    Famous
    Uploaded by Lei +Add

    Mercat del Born

    Industrial Landmark Made of Glass and Steel
    Famous
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    La Mercè

    Barcelona’s Beloved Lady of Mercy Church
    Famous
    Uploaded by Birgit +Add

    L'Aquarium de Barcelona

    Barcelona Aquarium at Port Vell
    Famous
    Pavellons Finca Güell - Càtedra Gaudí +Add

    Finca Güell

    Industrial country estate in Barcelona
    Famous
    Locals' Pick
    Casa Vicens, Barcelona +Add

    Casa Vicens

    One of Barcelona's first Art Nouveau residences
    Famous
    Casa Amatller I +Add

    Casa Amatller

    A Barcelona attraction built in the Modernisme style.
    Famous
    Uploaded by Malik +Add

    Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau

    A hospital with awesome architecture
    Houses in Monestir de Pedralbes +Add

    Monestir de Pedralbes

    A classic Spanish monastery
    Famous
    IMG_0143 +Add

    Fat Tire Bike Tours

    For the fun-loving English-speaking visitor
    Uploaded by Loo +Add

    Sagrada Família

    The world's most breath-taking building site
    Famous
    Locals' Pick
    Uploaded by Sonia +Add

    Las Ramblas

    Pure street theatre
    Famous
    Locals' Pick
    Image of Park Güell +Add

    Park Güell

    Gaudí's magic suburb - with UNESCO World Heritage status
    Famous
    Locals' Pick
    Monasterio Sant Pau del Camp +Add

    Sant Pau del Camp

    St Paul in the Field
    Monestir de Santes Creus, Aiguamúrcia, Alt Camp +Add

    Antic Hospital de la Santa Creu & La Capella

    Now the Library of Catalunya
    Famous
    Uploaded by Thomas +Add

    Santa Maria del Mar

    A graceful gothic gem
    Locals' Pick
    Uploaded by Pedro +Add

    Casa Batlló

    Fairytale architecture
    Famous
    Locals' Pick
    Buscant l'ombra +Add

    Jardí Botànic

    A botanical garden in the Montjuïc area
    PIERA - AJUNTAMENT +Add

    Ajuntament

    The City Council
    Famous
    Uploaded by Daria +Add

    Catedral

    Barcelona's Gothic cathedral
    Famous
    Uploaded by Britt-Louise +Add

    Monument a Colom

    Inspired by Nelson's Column
    Famous
    Uploaded by Sotiris +Add

    Camp Nou

    Where FC Barcelona has played since 1957
    Famous
    Uploaded by Omar +Add

    Font Màgica de Montjuïc

    The 'magic fountain'
    Famous
    Locals' Pick