Which 10 Things to See in Barcelona of Spain
It is absolutely true that Barcelona is one of the major cities of Spain. The so many wonderful places, monuments, restaurants, parks, museums, and lavish hotels make it a worth checking site. While you are here, don’t forget to check the following 10 things to see in Barcelona of Spain.
10. Antoni Tàpies Foundation
It has combined the temporary exhibitions, symposia, lectures and film seasons, as well as activities of shows of Antoni Tàpies’ works. The Fundació has many collections of Tàpies’ work, most of which were donated by Antoni and Teresa Tàpies. It was inaugurated in June 1990 in the building of Editorial Montaner i Simon publishing house.
9. Basílica de la Mercè
The Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Merced, also known as Basilica of Mercy is a Baroque church. It is situated in the Plaza de la Mercè in Elbarrio Gothic Barcelona. This church was founded in 17th century, and the design has been presented by the Catalan architect Josep Mas i Dordal.
CaixaForum is situated in Barcelona. It is a famous art gallery of Spain, and is being sponsored by Barcelona bank “la Caixa”. This was opened in 2002 in a former factory. CaixaForum is found in the Montjuïc area, on Avinguda de Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia.
7. Cathedral of Barcelona
The high altar allows the visitors to a glimpse into the crypt. The cathedral is dedicated to Eulalia of Barcelona, who was a co-patron saint of Barcelona. The traditions of the ‘Dancing egg’ have been well- maintained on the day of Corpus Christi here.
6. Columbus Monument
The Columbus Monument is one of the most famous monuments of Barcelona. It is around 195 ft tall of Christopher Columbus at the lower end of La Rambla, Catalonia, Spain. This was founded for the Exposición Universal de Barcelona (1888) to give honor to the Columbus first voyage to America.
The Forum Building, also called Museu Blau de les Ciències Naturals, is a famous landmark of Barcelona. Its design was presented by the Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron. The building is famous for its gorgeous triangular shape.
4. Gehry’s “Peix d’Or” Sculpture
Its design was presented by the architect Frank O. Gehry, who was commissioned to build the sculpture for the 1992 Summer Olympics, held in Barcelona, Spain. This is facing the sea and the approximate measurement is about 114 by 177 ft.
3. Hard Rock Café Barcelona
The Hard Rock Café of Barcelona boasts its own language, and cultural values. It has its distinctive identity among the so many tourist attractions of the city.
2. Hospital Sant Pau
The current building of this hospital dates from 20th century. One of its parts, named as Sant Pau, is said to have formed in 1401 upon the orders of a famous banker, Pau Gil. The central portion of the hospital dates from 15th century, and now has become an art school named Escola Massana. There is a national library here, named as Biblioteca de Catalunya.
1. La Roca Village
La Roca Village lets the visitors have the chance of buying big brands at cost-friendly prices. Sometimes the concessions are also available up to 50%. It is close to the village of Santa Agnès de Malanyanes, and actually located parallel to the autopista.