This city of Barcelona is a travel destination that has numerous attractions, great public parks, nice beaches, and a number of historical monuments.
The following is the top list of what to do or see while in this city:
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✦ 1. Chill Out At The Park Montjuïc
This is a well maintained and clean public park in the city of Barcelona.
From the Park Montjuic, you will have a panoramic view of this city. These views are of the rooftop, the hills, the bayfront area, and all the key attractions around the city.
At the very top of this hill sits the castle of Montjuic.
✦ 2. See The Fountain of Montjuïc
The Fountain of Montjuïc offers a spectacular display of color, light, motion, music and water acrobatics. It’s a must-see while in this city both during the day and at night.
Around this area, it’s easy to just relax and enjoy the views or even just stroll around the park.
✦ 3. Explore CosmoCaixa Science Museum
CosmoCaixa is a science museum that is great for all ages even if you are traveling with children. It is informative and interactive in a fun way.
✦ 4. Visit The Marina Port Vell (The Port of Barcelona)
Barcelona is a large coastal city in the Mediterranean.
On the plus side, the visitors to this city can also cruise from the Port of Barcelona to many other destinations by use of boats.
Marina Port Vell is easily accessible from the city center.
✦ 5. A Stroll Through La Ramblas
La Ramblas is one of the most famous streets in the Catalan’s capital. This the street that cuts across the city center of this city. The street is primarily meant to be used by pedestrians.
Along the street, there are entertainment joints, shopping malls, and some other major attractions just to mention but a few.
✦ 6. Visit The Famous Sagrada Familia Cathedral
La Sagrada Familia is a World Heritage site in this city. It is one of the masterpieces of the famous Antoni Gaudi and one of the iconic structures in this city.
Even though the construction of this cathedral has been going on for many decades, it remains a top attraction to see while in the Spanish capital.
✦ 7. Visit The Park Güell in Barcelona
The Park Güell is a unique public park in this city. This park is also a World Heritage site and it is one of the most spectacular sights in the city of Barcelona.
✦ 8. Hang Out At The Diagonal Mar Park
Park Diagonal Mar is an ecological park in Barcelona. It is located not far from the beach and it is the beautiful gateway to the sea.
This park is opened to the public and the visitors where they can enjoy the lake, the playground, the art, fountains before heading to the beach.
✦ 9. The Beaches of Barcelona
There is a beach for everyone in the city Barcelona.
Barceloneta beach is the most famous beach in this city. But there are other great beaches in Barcelona. These include the Nova Icària to tranquil Caldetes, just to mention but a few.
✦ Some tips
- All sights are easily accessible by the use of public transport
- Like any other big city, watch out for the pickpockets
- Almost all stores, markets and restaurants are closed on Sundays
- Save time and book your tickets online in advance