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Barcelona (by Félix)


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Barcelona (by Félix)

  2. 2. INDEX Where is Barcelona? Things you can see in Barcelona Barri gotic and sagrada family Park güell La rambla
  3. 3. Where is Barcelona? Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, after Madrid. It is also the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean Sea. It is located on the Mediterranean coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs and is bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola ridge
  4. 4. Barri Gotic and Sagrada Familia The Barri Gòtic (Catalan for "Gothic Quarter") is the centre of the old city of Barcelona. Many of the buildings date from medieval times, some from as far back as the Roman settlement of Barcelona. Especially remarkable is the work of architect Antoni Gaudí, which can be seen throughout the city. His best- known work is the immense but still unfinished church of the Sagrada Família, which has been under construction since 1882, and is still financed by private donations. As of 2007, completion is planned for 2026.
  5. 5. Park Güel·Park Güell:is a garden complex with architectural elements situated on the hill of El Carmel in the Gràcia district of Barcelona. Catalonia, Spain. It was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 to 1914. It has an extension of 17.18 ha (0.1718 km²), which makes it one of the largest architectural works in south UNESCO World Europe. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Works of Antoni Gaudi
  6. 6. La rambla La Rambla can be considered a series of shorter streets, each differently named, hence the plural form Les Rambles (the original Catalan form; in Spanish it is Las Ramblas). From the Plaça de Catalunya toward the harbour, the street is successively called the Rambla de Canaletes, theRambla dels Estudis, the Rambla de Sant Josep, the Rambla dels Caputxins, and the Rambla de Santa Mònica. Construction of theMaremàgnum in the early 1990s resulted in a continuation of La Rambla on a wooden walkway into the harbour called the Rambla de Mar.
  7. 7. La fuente de canaletas The Power Chutes (Font de Canaletes in Catalan) is one of the landmarks of Barcelona. It is located on the stretch of La Rambla called Rambla de Canaletes, the first downhill of the Plaza de Catalunya. The FC Barcelona meet in it to celebrate the successes of the club.
  8. 8. Camp Nou The construction of Camp Nou started on 28 March 1954 as Barcelonas previous stadium, Camp de Les Corts, had no room for expansion. Although originally planned to be called Estadi del FC Barcelona, the more popular name Camp Nou was used. The June 1950 signing of László Kubala, regarded as one of Barcelonas greatest players, provided further impetus to the construction of a larger stadium the largest stadium in Europe and the worlds eleventh