Top 10 Tourist Attractions In Barcelona Must See

Barcelona is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and attracts millions of visitors every year. Barcelona have almost any vacation spot you would want. Access easy, favorable weather conditions (throughout the year), beautiful beaches and mountains surrounding, vibrant nightlife, delicious local cuisine, culture and history of Barcelona. Not only that, you can also see the wonderland, ancient housing, and Monument.

Here are top tourist attractions in Barcelona:

1. La Sagrada Familia

La Sagrada FamiliaSagrada Familia is a large church in Barcelona, Catalonia. Original designed by a Catalan architect, Antoni Gaudi. The building is part of the Wolrd Heritage Site of UNESCO. The building was designed by the famous architect Antoni Gaudi over 100 years ago. Original foundation stone was laid in 1882. In 2012 the beautiful interior was finally completed and now open to the public, although outside there are still some that are still under construction. Only 8 of the 18 tower tower, which has been completed. Even though the Sagrada Família is far from finished, the remarkable church is well worth a visit. A museum narrates the history of the church and tells the story of its great architect. You can also visit the towers. An elevator and a long walk will lead you to the top of a tower from where you have a magnificent view over Barcelona.

2. Park Güell

Park GüellPark Guell is a public park in Barcelona. It was designed in the early 20th century by Antoni Gaudí, and has significant architectural interest. Because of the identity of its architect and its historical importance, it is included as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Roadways around the park to service the intended houses were designed by Gaudí as structures jutting out from the steep hillside or running on viaducts, with separate footpaths in arcades formed under these structures. The park supports a wide variety of wildlife, notably several of the non-native species of parrot found in the Barcelona area. Other birds can be seen from the park, with records including Short-toed eagle. The park also supports a population of Hummingbird hawk moths.

3. La Rambla

La RamblaLa Rambla is a busy street in the center of Barcelona, It is the city’s most famous boulevard. The promenade is crowded during the day and until late in the night. It is full of kiosks that sell newspapers and souvenirs, flowers and birds, street performers, cafes, restaurants and shops. Near the port are found smaller local markets and the shop-fronts of painters and draftsmen. Strolling along La Rambla one can see such historic buildings as the Palace of the Virreina and La Boqueria market and the famous Liceu Theatre (Liceo in Spanish), in which operas and ballets are staged. One of the side streets, only a few metres long, leads to the Royal Square (Plaça Reial), a plaza with palm trees and porticoed buildings containing many pubs and restaurants, and in which stamp and coin collectors gather on the weekends. La Rambla can be crowded, especially during the height of the tourist season

4. Casa Milà (La Pedrera)

Casa Milà (La Pedrera)Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera is a building designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built during the years 1906–1912. It is located at 92, Passeig de Gràcia (passeig is Catalan for promenade) in the Eixample district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It was a controversial design at the time for the bold forms of the undulating stone facade and wrought iron decoration of the balconies and windows, designed largely by Josep Maria Jujol, who also created some of the plaster ceilings. Architecturally it is considered an innovative work for its steel structure and curtain walls – the façade is self-supporting. Other innovative elements were the construction of underground car parking and separate lifts and stairs for the owners and their servants. Casa Milà is a World Heritage site by UNESCO.

5. Magic Fountain of Montjuïc

Magic Fountain of MontjuïcThis fountain is the largest ornamental fountain in the city, and today it uses recycled water. It was most likely the first synchronized water, light, and music show ever presented in the world. Nearly, three thousands liters of water per second are pumped through the fountain and then into the three pools that have a high-tech water recirculation system. Magic Fountain of Montjuïc is located at the head of Avenida Maria Cristina in the Montjuïc neighborhood of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The fountain is situated below the Palau Nacional on the Montjuïc hill and near the Plaça d’Espanya.

6. The Aquarium Barcelona

Aquarium Barcelona Shark TunnelIt is an aquarium located in Port Vell, a harbor in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The 35 aquariums at the facility are home to 11,000 animals representing 450 species, and an 80-meter (260 ft) underwater tunnel. The Aquarium Barcelona opened to the public in 1995. It is the largest aquarium in Europe, and has twenty massive tanks where various kinds of sea life can be seen. The Aquarium Barcelona has a variety of thematic areas. One area exhibits the tropical waters of Hawaii, the Great Barrier Reef and the Red Sea.

7. Camp Nou and FC Barcelona Museum

Camp Nou MiniatureCamp Nou is a football stadium in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain which has been the home of Futbol Club Barcelona since 1957. Camp Nou is the largest stadium in Europe and the 13th largest in the world in terms of capacity. It has hosted numerous international matches at a senior level, including two UEFA Champions League finals and the football competition at the 1992 Summer Olympics. In Camp Nou you can also visit FC Barcelona Museum. FC Barcelona Museum is considered the most modern and most visited football museum in the world. On 15 June 2010 the museum was reopened after a long restructuring. The restructuring saw the museum split in three separate sections with a 3D cinema, audiovisual touch-screen, and information on the history of FC Barcelona.

8. Plaça de Catalunya

Plaça de CatalunyaPlaça de Catalunya is a square in the central part of Barcelona. It is considered to be Barcelona’s city center and remarkably, the place where modernity and antiquity meet in this bustling city. the square has many attractions for everyone. It is the perfect starting point for traveling around this city and it is also a great place to take in the architecture, both old and new. Plaça de Catalunya is often used for concerts and political demonstrations, as well as fairs. The surrounding areas are outfitted with several outlet shops of both high street brands and luxurious boutiques. These stores are incredibly popular for shoppers because they are huge and you can find a large variety of things ranging from produce to electronics. The place is incredibly popular with locals and tourists alike. It is considered one of the most important parts of the city and you can find it full of activity at all times. It is also the third biggest plaza in Spain after the Madrid and Barcelona ones.

9. Arc de Triomf

Arc de Triomf is one of Barcelona’s most iconic landmarks. The Arc de Triomf was built in 1888 for the Exposición Universal de Barcelona. It was created in the Mudéjar style and has reddish brickwork. Josep Vilaseca, a Modernista architect, designed the arch which features many reliefs and statues. The arch is situated between Passeig de Lluís Companys and Passeig de Sant Joan, at the end of a wide promenade connecting with the Park of the Ciutadella.

10. Picasso Museum

Museu Picasso BarcelonaPicasso Museum houses one of the most extensive collections of artworks by the 20th-century Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. With more than 3,500 works by the painter, the museum has the most complete collection of works. The museum is housed in five adjoining medieval palaces in Barcelona’s La Ribera and is located on Montcada Street in the (Bank District) of Barcelona.

With Mediterranean climate Barcelona become a year-round tourist destination,  but the weather is best in May and June and September through November.

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