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  • 1 Fundació Joan Miró Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Parc de Montjuïc, s/n E - 08038 Barcelona

    Housed in a fine building designed by Josep Lluís Sert (1902-83), the Joan Miró Foundation contains over 10 000 works by the artist, who is one of the great names of the 20C avant-garde movement in Europe. The remarkable Barcelona Series, comprising ..

  • 2 Roman and Visigoth town Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    pl. del Rei E - 08001 Barcelona

    The Roman and Visigothic town was discovered beneath the Clariana-Padellàs house and the Plaça del Rei. An extraordinary underground walk leads to the Palau Reial Major and the 14C Capella de Santa Águeda, housing the magnificent altarpiece of the Co..

  • 3 The Raval Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Rambla del Raval E - Barcelona

    The Raval is the "creative heart" of Barcelona. This formerly ill-reputed old Chinese quarter has changed enormously with a great deal of regeneration work carried out. Initiated in 1995 with the opening of Barcelona's Contemporary Art Muse..

  • 4 Casa Milà (La Pedrera) Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Provença 261 E - 08036 Barcelona

    More commonly known as "La Pedrera", this building, with its façade evoking the movement of the sea and its fantasy decor, is one of Gaudí's finest achievements. A tour of the roof provides wonderful views of the entire Eixample district, a..

  • 5 Sagrada Familia Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Religious buildings

    Carrer de Provença E - 08029 Barcelona

    Gaudí dedicated 40 years of his life to his best-known work, which remains unfinished. He gave it great symbolic power by claiming that it was an atonement for the world's materialism and an expression of human solidarity and fraternity. When he died..

  • 6 Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya (MNAC) Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Museums and art

    Parc de Montjuïc, s/n E - 08038 Barcelona

    This museum contains ten centuries of Catalan art from the Romanesque period to the modern day. Housing the art museum, department of drawings and prints, museum of modern art, the numismatic cabinet of Catalonia and an art history library, it is now..

  • 7 Maritime Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    av. de les Drassanes, s/n E - 08001 Barcelona

    In this museum, you are given a fulfilling, interactive lesson on the history of the Catalan Navy, which includes many extremely valuable pieces. Note the Portolano of Gabriel de Vallseca (1439), the nautical map which belonged to Amerigo Vespucci an..

  • 8 Drassanes Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    av. de les Drassanes E - 08001 Barcelona

    The old naval shipyards, or royal arsenal, situated at the bottom of the Ramblas, are the largest and most complete medieval shipyards in the world and are one of the finest examples of Catalan civil and Gothic architecture. Following the discovery o..

  • 9 Castell dels Tres Dragons Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Passeig de Picasso E - 08003 Barcelona

    This huge Neo-Gothic style building built of iron and red brick was built by Domènech i Montaner in 1887; and was a restaurant at the World Fair of 1888, is located on Avenue des Tells, a long promenade bordered by trees and flower beds, and is home ..

  • 10 Eixample district Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Passeig de Gràcia E - 08001 Barcelona

    Born out of a need to extend and modernise Barcelona, the Eixample district was the shop window for the city's bourgeoisie in the 19C and early 20C and was a mirror for its economic and cultural growth during this period. The 1850s saw the emergence ..

  • 11 Fundació Antoni Tàpies Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Aragó 255 E - 08007 Barcelona

    Created by Tàpies in 1984, this foundation is housed in a beautiful Modernist building by Domènech i Montaner, with a façade crowned by the famous Cloud and Chair sculpture. The museum contains the most complete collection of paintings by the artist,..

  • 12 Passeig de Gràcia Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Passeig de Gràcia E - 08008 Barcelona

    Although it used to link the old town to the village of Gràcia, it is now, along with Eixample the residential area of the upper class. It links beautiful buildings epitomising early 20C architecture, such as those by Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner and P..

  • 13 Pavelló Mies van der Rohe Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    av. Marqués de Comillas E - 08038 Barcelona

    At the time of the World Fair, this superb building was designed to represent Germany by the architect of the same name. Considered as one of the leading lights of rational architecture, Mies van der Rohe's later installations feature the chair calle..

  • 14 Plaça del Rei Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    pl. del Rei E - 08002 Barcelona

    This square is the setting for numerous cultural activities (concerts, plays etc) and is the heart of the Gothic quarter. Here you can view some of the city's most important medieval buildings: the façade of the Palau Reial Major, to the right the Ca..

  • 15 Museu d'Història de la Ciutat Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Plaça del Rei, s/n E - 08002 Barcelona

    The city's History Museum is located in Casa Clariana-Padellàs (15C), a fine example of Gothic civil architecture. A tour of the museum highlighting the city's history starts in rooms dedicated to the foundation of the Roman city, and includes a visi..

  • 16 Saint-Agatha chapel Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    pl. del Rei E - 08002 Barcelona

    This chapel with a unique chancel is covered with a multicoloured wooden maillage. It houses the marvellous retable of the Constable (1465) by Jaume Huguet depicting scenes in the life of the Virgin Mary and Jesus. On the centrel level you will notic..

  • 17 Museu d'Art Contemporàni de Barcelona (MACBA) Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Plaça dels Àngels 1 E - 08038 Barcelona

    This monumental building by the American architect Richard Meyer, is one of the cultural venues which have contributed to the rehabilitation of the Barri Chino. Its vast white exhibition rooms display a permanent collection of 1 500 works from the se..

  • 18 Carrer Montcada Recommended Recommended

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Carrer de Montcada E - 08003 Barcelona

    The busiest street in the El Born district is a perfect illustration of the wealth of the merchant families who once lived here. In the 13C and 14C, Barcelona's fleet dominated Mediterranean commercial traffic between the Balearics, Sicily and Italy...

  • 19 Picasso Museum Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    Montcada 15 E - 08003 Barcelona

    This magnificent museum, to which Picasso donated 1 700 works before his death, pays homage to the relationship the artist had with the city of Barcelona. The most important section contains a large number of little-known drawings from his early year..

  • 20 Santa Maria del Mar church Recommended Recommended

    Religious buildings

    pl. de Santa María E - 08003 Barcelona

    Built in the 14C with unusual speed for a building of such large proportions, this marvellous church was the result of a popular initiative, and soon became the spiritual centre of the district. Its three façades are highly representative of Catalan ..

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