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10 indispensable places to see in Barcelona

If you are wondering what to see in Barcelona, you have come to the right place. We will provide you a small guide so you can leave your hotel in Barcelona today and visit monuments, see places and do activities. So, places to discover in Barcelona. Or did you think you were going to run out of things to do in the city?

You may have noticed when you arrived to the city that Barcelona offers a lot of plans, but if you are staying a few days you have to be clear about what you can’t miss in the city to make your trip a perfect experience.

La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

It is one of the must-see places to visit in Barcelona for all kind of travellers. The cathedral designed by Gaudí is famous in the whole world and not only because it is not yet complete, but because it is one of the most original and innovative world’s catolicism temples.

#travellerwithexperience tip: Take your time when you visit it, many people know that La Sagrada Familia is amazing and one of the must-see places of Barcelona, because of that there are regular queues.You must pay to enter inside, but try to get some discount. Barcelona Card has it.

Camp Nou Experience, the Barça museum

Whether you are or not from Barcelona F.C. you will have to go around the stadium of one of the current best clubs in the world. So why don’t save time and go to see the stadium and the trophy room?

And if you visit Barcelona in football season, you can see a Barcelona football match!

Museums in Barcelona, which ones are you going to see?

The city has plenty of museums you can visit, choosing from all the variety. There are museums of all kinds, sculpture, painting, contemporary and older works. Artists like Joan Miró and Antoni Tapies have their own foundation. There are a lot of choices in Barcelona, now you can choose which ones you want to enjoy and know your budget. Maybe we can help you choosing this things…

Casa Milá – La Pedrera y Casa Batlló. Tour of the modernist buildings of Passeig de Gràcia

You can’t leave Barcelona without discovering these two works of modernist architecture. Gaudí designed these two magnificent buildings in Barcelona.

Casa Batlló, one of the most beautiful buildings to see in Barcelona.

While the exterior is incredible, the interior will amaze you. The price of the ticket is not very cheap (adults 22.5 €) but if you have Barcelona Card you will benefit from a 20% discount. It’s in your hand travelling to Barcelona and see everything!

How to get to Casa Batlló?

It is located on the Passeig de Gràcia, 43 and you will get there by public transport.

By Bus: H10, V15, 7, 22 and 24 lines.

By Metro: The stop is Passeig de Gràcia, lines L2, L3 and L4.

By train: RENFE: Passeig de Gràcia station and FGC: Provença Station.

Timetable of Casa Batlló

It is open from 9am to 9pm.

As you are going to be in Passeig de Gràcia, you will also see other modernist buildings:

La Casa Amatller by Josep Puig i Cadafalch

Casa Lleó Morera by Lluís Domènech i Montaner

La Casa Mulleras by Enric Sagnier i Villavecchia

Casa de Josefina Bonet by Marcel-lià Coquillat.

And of course La Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera

The other masterpiece of Gadi is located at Paseo de Gracia, 92 and is open from Monday to Sunday from 9am to 8.30pm.

The price for adults is 20.50€, but is cheaper with your Barcelona Card. Both in La Pedrera, and Casa Batllo, Lleó and Mulleras, all have a 20% discount Barcelona Card.You know already a lot of things to see in Barcelona!

How to get to La Pedrera?

Bus: 7,16,17, 22, 24 and V17.

Metro lines 3 and 5, station

FGC: Provença-La Pedrera station.

RENFE (Medium distance train): Passeig de Gràcia station.

Have a good time in the Park Güell

More from Gaudí to see in Barcelona. A park full of peculiar buildings that will seem like you are in a fantasy world.

If you love video games, in this park you could use your skateboard as if you were Tony Hawk. Do you remember?

Although The Park Güell is a park, you have to pay admission to see the monumental part.

How much is the entrance to Guell Park?

You might be wondering how much the entrance to Park Guell is, well its price is 7 euros. But honestly, it is a very worthwhile place.

Timetable of Park Guell

It is opened from 8am to 9.30pm.

Gothic Quarter of Barcelona: Discover its whole story

Walking through the streets of the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona is a real delight. It is the oldest part of the city and the one which carries a lot of history. Its narrow streets in several neighbourhoods make itself known as the Jewish Quarter, or the Merced Cathedral Quarter. Get lost in its streets is definitely a great plan to do in Barcelona.

Barcelona Cathedral

The current Barcelona Cathedral was built between the XII and XV centuries. Before that, it was a Romanesque cathedral, before of that, Visigoth church, and long before a Christian basilica. Original remains are preserved in the Museum of City History. Another great place to see in Barcelona!

Did you know?

The facade of Barcelona Cathedral is from the early XX century but it was decided that the style would be the Gothic.

Plaza de España, one of the must-see images of Barcelona.

Plaza de España in Barcelona is one of the most recognizable places of the city and it gives access to the Montjuic area. It is the second largest square in Spain and its circular composition enhances the beauty of its two Venetian towers.

If you want to admire it, you can do it from the top of Arenas Shopping Centre, which was the old bullring of Barcelona. You can access to the top thanks to the free escalators which are inside of the building or in the elevator that leads to the street for just one euro. Enjoy the views!

Montjuic area: All it offers

If you love sports you have to visit the area which hosted the 1992 Olympic Games of Barcelona. The nostalgic ones remember Coby as part of our childhood, and others because of the performance of Freddy Mercury and Montserrat Caballé.

In addition, in Montjuic there is a viewpoint from which you can see Barcelona as it is one of the highest areas of the city, apart from Tibidabo.

In this area you can visit the Magic Fountain of Montjuic, the Castle, the Spanish Village, the Olympic Ring, the National Museum of Catalan Art, the Joan Miró Foundation and the Botanical Garden.

Where is Columbus pointing his finger at? Go down the Ramblas and find it out

Las Ramblas is one of the most famous streets of Barcelona. It has a central boulevard where you can find kiosks, bars, street stalls … well worth walking through it and lying in its composition.

Las Ramblas flow into the sea but the famous statue of Christopher Columbus pointing with his finger … to where? He points to the Mediterranean Sea and therefore to Mallorca or Italy … It was said he was pointing to America as at the same time of its discovery but to the other side … it is also speculated he was pointing to Genoa, maybe his place of origin… No accurate conclusion was reached. Will it be misplaced?

El Mercado de La Boquería

El Mercado de La Boquería is indeed a food market where you can find any kind of product with a special composition and light. It has an original design and is located in the Ramblas. If you go to see Columbus, you can recharge your batteries here.

There you can take a breath and eat tasting food.

#Ourtip: Try the sea and mountains, it will hook you!

These are our 10 must-see in Barcelona, but the city has much more to give you. Just open your arms and have it all! If you are still missing plans, we offer you a lot of more suggestions on our website