Monuments and top tourist attractions
Designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí, the Sagrada Família is a beautiful basilica in the center of Barcelona and one of the most-visited landmarks.
The Park Güell in Barcelona was built between 1900 and 1914 by the famous Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí. Discover the opening hours, prices and what to see.
Commissioned by Josep Batlló and designed by Gaudí, the Casa Batlló was constructed between 1904 and 1906 and is one of the masterpieces in Barcelona.
Casa Milà, which is known as La Pedrera due to its stony appearance, is a surprising modernist building designed by Gaudí between 1906 and 1912.
Founded in 1327 to house nuns of the Order of Saint Clare, the Monestir de Pedralbes (Monastery of Pedralbes) is an excellent example of Catalan Gothic-style.
The FC Barcelona Football Stadium and its museum have become one of the most visited attractions in Spain. Find out how much the tickets cost and more.
Barcelona Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia, is a great example of Catalan Gothic architecture from the 15 C.
The Poble Espanyol (Spanish town) was built for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition. It houses copies of some of the most beautiful villages in Spain.
The Hospital de Santa Creu i de Sant Pau is an impressive complex constructed at the beginning of the twentieth century by Lluís Domènech I Montaner.
The Palau Güell is a modernist mansion in Barcelona. It was commissioned by Eusebi Güell and designed by Antoní Gaudí and built between 1885 and 1890.
The Palau de la Música Catalana (Music Palace) is one of the most important concert halls in the world and one of the best examples of Catalan Modernism.
The Mercat de la Boqueria (Boqueria Market) is officially known as Mercat de San Josep. It is one of the most visited parts of Barcelona. Find out why.
Built between 1329 and 1383, Santa María del Mar is a remarkable basilica. It is considered by many as the best example of Catalan Gothic architecture.
The Tibidabo is the tallest mountain in the Serra de Collserola. It is 1679 ft (512 m) tall and offers breath-taking views over Barcelona and the sea.
Barcelona Zoo is one of the best zoos in Europe. It houses thousands of different species of animals. The only albino gorilla in the world lived in Barcelona Zoo.
L’Aquarium Barcelona is one of the largest and most-renowned aquariums in the world. It houses over 11,000 water-dwelling animals of 450 different species.
The Mirador de Colom (Columbus Monument) is a memorial to the Italian explorer Christopher Colombus. It stands 60 m tall and is a great observation deck.
The Torre de Collserola is a large telecommunication tower standing 944 Ft (288 m) high. It is the tallest observation deck in Barcelona.
The Gran Teatre del Liceu is an Opera House in Barcelona. It was inaugurated in 1847 and is currently the oldest and most prestigious operas in the city.
The Torre Agbar is a skyscraper in Barcelona that stands 475 Ft (145 m) tall. It has become a symbol of present-day Barcelona. It is lit up at night.