Barcelona is the capital city of the autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain and the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea. It is an international renowned tourist destination, currently being within the 10 most visited cities in the world.
Its rich cultural heritage, make the city an important cultural center, in particular due to the architectural works of Antoni Gaudí, and Lluís Domènech i Montaner, which have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
One of the landmarks of Barcelona is the Barri Gòtic in the center of the old city, with buildings dating from medieval times. The movement known as Art Nouveau receives the name Modernismo in Catalunya. The prime representation is Gaudi’s masterpiece church Sagrada Familia, which is such an immense work that its completion is planned for 2026. Equally important are Park Güell, an imaginative and ornamental creation, and Casa Batlló, with spectacular irregular oval windows and flowing sculpted stone work.
The Ramblas, the Palau de la Música Catalana and the Hospital de Sant Pau are also among the most visited spots in the city. I you like museums, The Fundació Joan Miró, Picasso Museum and Fundació Antoni Tàpies hold important collections of these world-renowned artists.
Barcelona is an unforgettable city of culture, art and beauty. Museums, concerts. boutiques, walks along the beach and a remarkable warm climate delight visitors from all over the world. Join them!