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Barcelona

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Presentation on the city of Barselona

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Barcelona

  1. 1. *Barcelona is the capital of the Autonomous Province of Catalonia and the province in Barcelona in northeastern Spain. Located on the shores of the Mediterranean at some 120 kilometers from the Pyrenees and the border with France.*
  2. 2. According to the latest report of of Statistics in 2006, the city of Barcelona has 1,605,602 inhabitants.
  3. 3. The city is also an important tourist destination and has a rich cultural and historical heritage, of which the most important architectural works of Antonio Gaudi and Lluís Domènech i Montaner, of which several UNESCO declared world heritage site.
  4. 4. Barcelona hosted the important world events that have contributed to becoming very famous and visited city. The most important are the World Exhibition in 1888 and 1929 Summer Olympic Games in 1992, and the Forum of Culture 2004.
  5. 5. FC Barcelona plays its games at the Camp Nou stadium, which has 99,345 seats and was built from 1954 to 1957. The construction of the stadium was completed on 24 September 1957.
  6. 6. One of the most attractive places of the city is Las Ramblas promenade Les Rambles located between Catalonia Square (Plaza Catalunya Plaça Catalunya), the nerve center of the city and the old port. The promenade is packed with people every day until late at night. Newsstand, shop flowers and birds, live street skulture, cafes and restaurants, all of this can be found on the boardwalk. The building named Palace Vireina, the world famous Theatre Liceu and the main market Bokerija are of great tourist interest. The promenade ends at the old harbor market Gate of Peace (Portal de la Pau Portal de la Pau), and the famous statue of Christopher Columbus. It is interesting that the statue with outstretched hand finger pointing away from the American continent, geared towards the Italian city of Genoa, which is considered his hometown.
  7. 7. Korida or also the bullfight is a traditional play that is performed especially in Spain and Portugal, and in some Latin American countries. The actors of this show, also called bullfighters stick in the bull spear and killed him with the sword. Only in Spain is roughly in 1700 bullfighting year killed about ten thousand bulls. [1] Some people consider this traditional entertainment in the form of animal abuse and she gradually abolished and prohibited.
  8. 8. *Ivana Kukucka *

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