La Rambla in Barcelona

La Rambla It is a wide pedestrian street running southeast towards the ancient port from the centre of Placa de Catalunya, flanked by two narrow streets for traffic; the Arab name “al-raml̶...

Barri Gòtic in Barcelona

Barri Gòtic This represents the religious and civic heart of the city and is a few blocks north east of the Rambla, between that and the Laietana road. On the Roman foundations of “Barcino̶...

Picasso Museum in Barcelona

Picasso museum It is in Carrer de Montcada, an unusually straight medieval road; the museum is located in three medieval buildings and in another two buildings. It holds more than 3600 works, divided...

Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Sagrada Familia It’s one of the most famous works of the genial Antoni Gaudì, the architect who planned this modernist temple, seeking inspiration in Nature and supervising its construction for...

La Pedrera, Casa Milà in Barcelona

La Pedrera, Casa Milà It is on of Gaudì’s masterpieces, a work which was followed by the artist in each construction and decoration phase; he was very disappointed when the commissioner, Pedro Milà i...

Parc Guell in Barcelona

This park was wanted by the aristocratic Eusebi Guell. He wanted a garden city towards the late 19th century and bought a property on the Pelada mountain in the Salut de Gràcia neighbourhood. He entr...

Casa Battlò in Barcelona

Casa Battlò Another splendid work by Gaudì, which maintained the original structure of the 1877 building, but completely redesigned its exterior and interior; the façade is spectacular, similar to a ...

Montjnic – Barcelona

Montjnic This name seems to derive from “the mountain of Jews“, a thesis supported by the existence of a Jewish cemetery: it is the only peak which dominates the city and offer a splendid...

Gràcia in Barcelona

Gràcia It is one of the most picturesque areas of the city: the original nucleus was the Convent of Saint Mary de Gràcia, of 1626; around it houses and farms arose and the small hamlet began to grow....