Tourism in the city of Barcelona

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Tourism in the city of Barcelona

Barcelona, a beautiful Spanish city, capital of Catalonia, on the shores of the Mediterranean, is the second largest city of Spain, is composed of 36 municipalities. Barcelona’s climate is mild and warm, typical of the Mediterranean sea areas, with abundant rainfall during most of the year and drought in the summer months. Barcelona is a very active economically and because it supports immigration is also a cosmopolitan city.

Administratively divided into ten districts: Ciutat Vella, Gracia, Les Corts, Sant Andreu, Sants Montjuic, Eixample, Horta Guinardó, Nou Barris. San Marti and Sarria-Sant Gervasi, the city has a rich history that is reflected in its monuments of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance, of course it is a modern city and always tries to be ahead of international trends in modernism is, a very marked cultural heritage, traditions and customs that are displayed in their parties, a wide and varied cuisine based on local products, seafood, sausages and olive oil, pastries and delicious handmade wines Sparkling complement the cuisine of the city.

The monuments of Barcelona

There are many amenities that the city offers visitors, for example the Ramblas, famous rides that characterizes the city, in the first place is the Rambla de Canaletas named for the source channel that exists in the place, then it follows Studies of the promenade, then there is the Rambla of flowers, after this the Rambla del Centro and at the end the Rambla de Santa Monica. The Gothic Quarter is another attraction of Barcelona with its preserved buildings where art and style of this era.

Collserola Tower, a huge communications tower built on the hill Vilana, whose tenth floor is a lookout point from where the public can see the city. Tibidabo, Barcelona’s landmark, is the highest point of the city and which is located the largest amusement park, a place where there is a beautiful view of the city. The park is one of the attractions of Barcelona, beautiful well-kept green areas which oxygenate the city, the most famous Park Güell, the Parc de Montjuic and the Ciudadela Park, located in the downtown, the Zoo Barcelona, Diagonal Mar Park and Parc del Forum. Barcelona presents an architecture that is observed in different styles and historical periods, to highlight works of the famous architect Antonio Gaudi, we can name the Expiatori Temple of the Sagrada Familia, Parc Guell, Casa Mila and Casa Batllo. Gothic art include the Cathedral of Santa Eulalia and the Church of Santa Maria del Mar.

Contemporary architecture to Barcelona

Contemporary architecture is also present, highlighting the German Pavilion, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Agbar Tower, among others. The Olympic Village is another attraction of the city, and converted, thanks to the work performed on the occasion of the Olympics in 1992, prominent among them the Olympic Port, the Olympic Ring, the Palau Sant Jordi and the Olympic Stadium. The beaches are a big draw in town, equipped and recovered on the occasion of the Olympics were equipped with all amenities for comfort to the visitor, the beaches of San Sebastian, Barceloneta, New Icaria. Bogatell, Mar Bella and Nova Mar Bella, reach a length of more than four miles together and receive more than seven million bathers a year. They are also places of interest of foreign tourists, museums, name some of them, the Picasso Museum, the Museum of Catalan Art, the Art Museum of Barcelona and the Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona. Let’s not forget the theater, most notably the Gran Teatre del Liceu, the National Theater of Catalonia, among others. Nightlife is another of the references of the city, activities that are shared between the districts of Grace and Pueblo Nuevo, just need to select your choice among the many that the city offers. You can choose champagne or cocktails or a good restaurant and enjoy the food of their choice, especially Mediterranean food or fun at a nightclub or music bars.

Barcelona has places for the practice of aquatic sports, geographic location, its mountains to the sea provide the ideal setting for activities such as windsurf, diving and snorkeling, plus the natural surroundings of the town invite visitors to practice adventure sports like hang gliding, paragliding, hiking or cycling, among many other activities that can be performed.

windsurf to Bacelona

The natural richness of its coastal and mountain scenery is ideal for nature lovers. We should mention that Barcelona has a great tourism infrastructure, hotels, restaurants, transport and information are provided timely and tourists get the best care. The visitor is informed of the tours and activities can be performed to know the city and its surroundings. Access to the city is done by air, land and sea, the air being used most often.

Good Luck!

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