About Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the most interesting cities on earth. It’s the second largest city of Spain, and the capital city of Catalonia. The city is located at the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, lying in between the Liobregat and Besos rivers. Barcelona, also called Ciutat Comtal, is a good tourist destination of the country.

Barcelona has a lot to offer to its visitors, like museums, architecture, shopping, art and much more. Sightseeing of the city can be done by the buses like Montjuic, which are open air mini buses that give a spectacular view. Pedestrian Avenue, from Placa Catalunya to the port, is full with restaurants, cafes, and shopping malls. The many gardens in Barcelona are examples to the works of architect Gaudi. Yo can also visit Gaudi’s ols house, which is now turned in to a museum consisting his own works.

Barcelona’s beaches are well maintained and clean. At the beach you can enjoy sun bathing, surfing, and other water sports. If you are interested in shopping, the stores first opens after noon. The best areas for shopping are the Passeig de Garcia in central Barcelona, Bulevard Rosa Arcade to north of Carrer d’Arago, the streets southwest of Passeig de Garcia, and Barri Gotic streets. Bullfighting is witnessed sometimes in the summers on afternoons; Soccer is the blood of the native people of Barca and Barcelona has one of the best local team of Europe .

Barcelona is full of architectural works and many modernized structured churches by architects like Antoni Gaudi. Church of the Holy family remains unfinished since 1882, designed by Gaudi, standing as controversial object. Barcelona is famous for its delicious seafood, and Botafumeiro restaurant is considered to be one of the best seafood restaurants in Barcelona. There are also century old restaurants and hotels, which have been the landmark for hospitality, like Can Gaig that started in 1839. For the regional Catalonia style of meat dishes, restaurant La Parra is one restaurant that you should visit.

So Barcelona never disappoints its visitors in any means with the combination of elegance, sophistication, and its regional charm.