Our city, Barcelona Barcelona is the capital and the most populous city of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain.
In Barcelona you can relax on sandy beaches, walk through medieval streets, visit some Gaudi buildings... … and much more!Now get a look at the pictures of some emblematic places in our city. We hope you like it!
The Sagrada Familia
The Sagrada Familia isBarcelona’smostfamouslandmark. It’s a modernistchurch (1882), designedbyarquitect Antoni Gaudí. Butit’sstillfarfromfinished!
The Montjuïcis a hillnear the centre of Barcelona. There are manyattractionsthere: the SpanishVillage, the MontjuïcCastle and the cable cars.
At night, the towerbecomeswonderful! It has got 4500 yellow, blue, pink and red lightsilluminating the exterior.
La Pedrera building
This apartmentbuildingwasdesignedby Antoni Gaudí. The balconies look likewaves!
Catalan Music Palace
Catalan Music palaceis a concert hall designedbyarquitectMuntaner and opened in 1908. ItsupportsCatalanmusic and culture in manyways.
La Seu Cathedral
In the centre of the Gothicdistrictis our city’sgothiccathedral, called La Seu. The firststonewaslaid in the 13th century.
The Parc de la CiutadellaisBarcelona’smost central park. The parkincludes a zoo, somemuseums and the CatalanParliament.
The Barcelona Aquariumis a very popular attraction at Port Vell and it’sconsideredEurope’s largest aquarium.
This oneis a skycraper in the Olympic Port. Mapfre is the name of aninsurancecompany.
Camp Nou Stadium
“Camp Nou” means “New Ground” in English. The stadium is the home of FC Barcelona.
Thesegoldenbeaches are only 10 minutes from the city centre. There are 4 mainbeachareas.
This amusementparkissituated at the top of a mountaincalledTibidabo. Built in 1889.
Les Ramblesis a Boulevard full of newspaperkiosks, flower and animal stalls, and allkind of artists.
Plaça de Catalunya
Plaça de Catalunya is a large plaza surrounded by monumental buildings. It’s a verybusysquare!
And, of course, there are more thingstosee in Barcelona! Checkitout!
The Arc de Triomf
Mercat de la Boqueria
Monastery of Pedralbes
OldSant Pau Hospital
We hope you learnt a bit more about Barcelona. Seeyousoon!