Top 10 attractions in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city full of monuments and there’s so much to do here. The city centre is also very compact, and now, we’ll show you the 10 attractions you must see.

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Most of these attractions can be discovered on our introductory tour to the city, the Gothic Quarter Tour organized by CityTellers. This post is about the top 10 attractions in Barcelona, which you can’t miss if you want to experience the city at its very best.

Sagrada Familia: A truly unique temple

The temple of Sagrada Familia is worth the journey to Barcelona. The unique monument will amaze everybody (even if you aren’t religious). It’s the masterwork of Antoni Gaudi, Barcelona’s most important modernist artist. You can discover it with our Sagrada Familia Tour Barcelona.

Park Güell: A colourful panoramic park

Sagrada Familia isn’t the only monument designed by Gaudi. Park Güell is another of his great works. The park is a place full of colour and imaginative structures located in a high borough offering wonderful views of the city.

Top 10 attractions in Barcelona Park Guell

Passeig de Gracia: Luxury and art

This street is the location of other buildings projected by Gaudi and it is also the most prestigious boulevard for fashion and luxury brand shopping.

Beaches of Barcelona: The soul of the Mediterranean Sea

Besides being a cultural city, Barcelona is a seaside place, so it’s full of beautiful, warm beaches where you can relax and take a swim. Barceloneta or Icaria are some of the most popular beaches.

Top 10 attractions in Barcelona Beach

The cathedral: The heart of the historic centre

The historic centre, which is known as the Gothic Quarter, hosts some of the top 10 attractions in Barcelona like the cathedral, a great temple dating back to the 14th century.

Santa María del Mar: Another jewel in the Gothic Quarter

The cathedral isn’t the only gothic jewel in the historic centre. The Santa María del Mar church will also surprise you thanks to its dimensions and tall stained-glass windows.

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Picasso Museum: One art gallery among the top 10 attractions in Barcelona

If you like art, especially modern art, you shouldn’t miss the Picasso Museum which shows some of the pieces created by the Andalusian artist during his stay in this city. It’s one of the most complete collections from the period of his youth.

Camp Nou: A world-class stadium

Football lovers must go visit Camp Nou Stadium, the home of FC Barcelona, one of the most prestigious clubs internationally. It also has a museum which you can tour and see different places inside like the benches and dressing rooms.

Las Ramblas y Boquería: 100% Barcelona

Las Ramblas is the most popular boulevard for Barcelona citizens, a meeting point for the locals which runs from Plaça Catalunya to the sea. And close to Las Ramblas is La Boquería Market, one place where local flavours and tastes will conquer you.

Montjuic: Olympic Games 1992 and much more

Montjuic is a very interesting hill close to the city centre and on our list of the top 10 attractions in Barcelona. Many structures used in the Olympic Games in 1992 can be still visited as well as Pueblo Español, an architectural museum precinct dating back to 1929 which has  many examples of Spanish art and architecture.

Top 10 attractions in Barcelona Montjuic

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