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5 Best Places To Visit In Barcelona

5 Best Places To Visit In Barcelona

Mar 15, 2012

Barcelona is a top visited country in the world, it is known for its impressive architectures, the traditional markets and the religious symbolism present in the entire city continues to draw thousands of spectators from all over the world yearly. This country offers so many potential places that people can visit which makes it hard for some people to choose which areas should they visit with the short time that they have. Here is a list of some of the best places to visit in Barcelona; here are the key areas that tourists should not fail to explore. 1. La Sagrada, Familia This remains to be on top of the world’s best destinations, thousands visit Barcelona just to see the expiatory church. (image by Eduardo Arostegui). This was a project of a diocesan Architect named Franciso de Paula Del Villar from the year 1828 to 1926. In the year of 1883 Gaudi was tasked to carry on the work of the church, he finished it until his death in 1926. This structure is located in the center of Barcelona; it is a sign of the prestige of the city as well as the entire country. It was built with the help of donations, it was made through the efforts of the people and it reflected them. The building is still under construction, the architects and designers are striving hard to perfect this structure. Visitors can check the museum that is part of the church; it contains some of the best artworks in Barcelona. Tourists will surely enjoy looking at the drawings, liturgical furniture and models, as well as restored relics. 2. La Rambla This is perfect for tourists who want to walk and experience the romantic side of Barcelona; the La Rambla is a wide boulevard that contains some of the best places in the city. People walking would be able to see the place de Catalunya as well as the Columbus monument and the waterfront of the city. This place is often crowded and contains picturesque flower stalls and street artists; it is interesting to know that the fountain that can be seen in the city has existed since the 19th century. In...