Barcelona’s Top Tourist Attraction

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Barcelona is one of Spain’s most popular tourist destinations. The easiest way to experience this city is to take a Barcelona city hop off tour. Here are some of the attractions that most tours pass by.

Plaça Catalunya: Placa Catalunya is likely the most well-known square in Barcelona. It is centered at the heart of the Bari Gòtic area of the city, at the top of Las Ramblas, where tourists meet to buy one euro beers off the street. The large, open square is lined with seating and the lush gardens house statues.

Catedral-Barri Gòtic (Cathedral Gothic Quarter): Located in the Gothic Quarter, Barcelona Cathedral houses the tomb of Saint Eulalia as well as several paintings and valuable metalwork. The Cathedral is the most important building in the Gothic Quarter.

Port Vell: Port Vell is a picturesque old marina slash yacht basin, which is a much loved tourist area with many attractions, including an aquarium.

Barceloneta: Barceloneta Beach is the closest beach to the downtown of Barcelona. It is known by tourists and locals alike,for its abundance of restaurants and nightclubs which line the boardwalk.

La Sagrada Familia (Holy Family Cathedral): The Sagrada Familia is the fantastical but incomplete masterpiece of the world renowned architect, Antoni Gaudi.

Park Guell:Park Guell was designed by Gaudi and is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Amazing stone structures, intricate tiling and fascinating buildings can be found in this magical park.

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