Barcelona is a city, located directly on the northeastern Mediterranean coast of Spain, has a rich history dating back at least 2,000 years. Now a trendy holiday spot it has everything to offer from fine cuisine, great shops and a lively culture. Now redeveloped (a project which started in 1992) the city has a good man-made beach, lots of palm tree lined boulevards and a chic port area.
*Visit Picasso’s Museum even if you only have a slight interest in art. It’s definitely one of the best art galleries in the city.
*Park Guell is a charming garden complex with architecture on display is perfect for a relaxed afternoon stroll.
* The famous La Sagrada Familia the massive catholic church still under construction from 1882! It’s still impressive although not finished.
*The fabulous Batllo House designed by Antoni Gaudi is an extraordinary sight, it seems like the designer wanted to avoid straight lines at all costs!
*It if worth a trip to the Camp Nou, Barcelona’s world famous stadium. There is an excellent tour which appeals to football fans and non football fans alike.
*If you have little ones try the Tibidabo Amusement Park, the IMAX cinema and the fabulous Magic Fountain of Montjuic.
* The world famous Las Ramblas is a must see. It’s a lively street which has an abundance of street performers and a great happy atmosphere.
*The Olympic port is the place to visit for a great selection of good bars, places to eat and even a casino. The beach is also located here.
Tips for getting around – The city is actually quite spread out but you can make good use of the public transport system which is both reasonably priced and reliable. Enjoy the city and stay as long as you like!
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This is the gate used to enter the main part of the Hue Imperial Citadel. Hue, Vietnam
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