Barcelona

Whether your an avid historian, a football fan or an aspiring architect, Barcelona has the aesthetic and atmospheric power to inspire each and every one of its hundreds and thousands of visitors.

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A city 400 years older than the ancient city of Rome, Barcelona has made a name for itself amongst architects thanks to the works you can find dotted around the city that were designed by the famous creator of masterpieces, Antoni Gaudi.
Aside from the architecture, Barcelona is just one of those unbeatably cool and atmospheric cities that you could just spend hours upon end discovering what's behind each street corner. Whilst walking down Las Ramblas, one of Europe's most renowned pedestrianised streets, you will feel a sense of the authentic Spanish energy, with street performers, open-plan tapas bars and a view of the sun setting on the gorgeous Barcelonian beach.
If you want to get a real sense of the Spanish spirit, book tickets to a match in Europe's largest football stadium, Camp Nou, to sit amongst 99,354 fans and collectively cheer on your favourite team.

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Gran Teatre del Liceu
Visit one of Barcelona's most decadent theatres to catch one of Spain's best Opera hubs. Each detail of this impressive building has been intricately designed, making it a true work of art in itself.
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Mercado de La Boqueria
Established in 1826, Mercado de La Boqueria has been famously brightening up Las Ramblas for years with its vividly coloured stalls and jovial stall owners. Explore the best of the local produce and an excellent exhibition of Mediterranean cuisine.
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Picasso Museum
Any art lovers, this is the place you need to visit when in Barcelona. For a chronicle of the artist's life in the capital of Spain and a wide collection of his works, allocate at least a couple of hours. We advise you take some comfy shoes, since the exhibits are spread across five palaces.
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Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art
MACBA, Museu d'Art Contemporani, is one of Barcelona's most cryptic art venues, so better do your homework before landing here. A bit too enigmatic for the uninitiated, this is, however a place with remarkable, though abstract contemporary exhibitions, all in an amazing minimalistic building.
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Casa Batlló
You simply cannot call yourself a tourist in Barcelona without visiting the stunning Casa Batllo. A masterpiece designed by Antony Gaudi, it is one of the most remarkable examples of Art Nouveau in the world, featuring gorgeous mosaics, oval windows and flowing sculpted stone work.
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Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
Gathering the best of the best Catalan art pieces in the world, MNAC is hosted in this gorgeous building none other than the Palau Nacional of Montjuïc. Expect an exquisite selection of paintings, murals and photography.

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