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One of the best ways to get to know Barcelona and experience it to the fullest is to take the bus tour. You can hop on and hop off the bus at any place, choose any destination and change the route as often as you wish. Sights covered by the tour are all the main attractions in Barcelona including: Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia, Gothic Quarter Olympic Village, Poble Espanyol and are accompanied by the audio guide that includes 10 languages. You can buy the ticket for the tour either for one or two days, the price for one day ticket for adult is €22,00 and it is valid for 24hours.
If you are looking for a tour on two wheels there are some options for you! You can rent a bicycle or make a bike tour. The length of the tours vary, but they are all conducted in English. The bike tour is 3 hours long and you will ride 125cc automatic scooters. The tour takes start at Barceloneta area where an English-speaking guide will lead you through every district of Barcelona.
One of the most enjoyable ways the see the city is taking a walking tour around the Barcelona centre. Wide open boulevards, beautiful sights and historic quarters make walking tours a very pleasure way to visit the city. You can discover the city’s history as stroll through the squares and streets of the Gothic Quarter, one of the best preserved medieval districts in the Barcelona, enjoy a flavour-filled journey and discover the history of Barcelona’s cuisine, admire the Catalan art-nouveau buildings by architects such as Gaudí, Domènech & Montaner and Puig & Cadafalch. Follow in the footsteps of Picasso and the 19th and 20th century Bohemiam movement.
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Barcelona is full of buildings with wonderful architecture, just walk around the city, especially through the Gothic Quarter or the Eixample, and you’ll find an infinite number of fascinating buildings.
From Roman times to the Gothic period to the Catalan Art Nouveau, “modernisme”. The two most important styles of Barcelona architecture are Catalan Gothic and Modernisme.
So if you consider coming to Barcelona you should definitely choose to stay in an apartment in Eixample or Gothic area.Renting apartment in this areas is the best way to get to know Barcelona.
The Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia also known as Barcelona Cathedral was constructed throughout the 13th to 15th centuries.It is located on the “Plaza de la Seu” in the Barri Gotico – the gothic quarter of Barcelona, the original site of the Roman settlement of Barcino.
Casa Milà(la Pedrera).
Casa Milà, better known as La Pedrera was built for the married couple Rosario Segimon and Pere Milà in 1905-1910 by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí.It is located at Passeig de Gràcia in the Eixample district of Barcelona.Visitors to La Pedrera can see the patios, the Espai Gaudi (attic and roof-terrace) and The Pedrera Apartment.
Sagrada Familia is a large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí (1852–1926). Although incomplete, the church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and in November 2010 was consecrated and proclaimed a minor basilica by Pope Benedict XVI.Though construction of Sagrada Familia had commenced in 1882, Gaudi took over in 1883, transforming the project with his architectural and engineering style — combining Gothic and curvilinear, Art Nouveau forms with ambitious structural columns and arches,it is planned to be finished in 2026,the 100th anniversary of Antoni Gaudi’s death.
Palau de la Musica Catalana.
Palau de la Musica Catalana is a concert hall in Barcelona. Designed in the Catalan modernista style by the architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, it was built between 1905 and 1908.In 1997 this building and the Hospital Sant Pau, also by Domenech i Montaner, were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.With 100 years of history, the Palau de la Música Catalana (1908) is a cornerstone in Catalan musical life.