Why not spend 5 days discovering the real Barcelona and its most impressive tourist attractions?
Accompanied by our professional team at Pepe Tours it’s a great way to see the city.
The best way to see Barcelona is on foot. Walking through Barcelona we discover its contrasts, from the Roman ruins and the medieval city, to the districts of Catalan modernism with their characteristic buildings and streets flanked by trees and wide avenues.
The Ramblas is one of the most attractive places in the city. It’s an avenue that runs from the Plaza de Cataluña in the heart of the city to the oldharbour where we find the famous statue of Christopher Columbus. The statue is pointing south south-east and depicts Columbus on top of a 40 metre Corinthian column pointing out to sea with his right hand.
In Barcelona’s historic centre (close to the Ramblas) there are several places of interest including: Barcelona Cathedral, the Plaza Sant Jaume(Saint James’s Square) where the buildings of the Generalitat de Cataluña (the government of Cataluña) and the City Town Hall are located, the small busy streets of the gothic district, the Raval neighbourhood and the Born.
Barcelona is known as the capital of Modernism. It’s the city where the architect Antoni Gaudi lived and worked and therefore it’s where his most important works can be found. The most representative of his work is the Temple of the Sagrada Familia, which was unfinished by Gaudi. Work on the Temple continues today (as for many medieval Cathedrals) funded by gifts, donations, private financial support and entrance fees. The Sagrada Familia is one of the most visited monuments in Spain. Other famous works by Gaudi are the Parque Guell, the ‘Casa Mila’ house (also called ‘La Pedrera’) and the ‘Casa Batllo’ house.
Barcelona is undoubtedly the most cosmopolitan and economically active city in Spain.
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