Top 3 places to see and top 3 things to do in Barcelona (Spain)

  • By Mike N
  • Cities
  • 01.05.2016

Visitors to Barcelona will be thrilled and excited to see the following places during their trip:
La Sagrada Familia Unfinished Church by Antoni Gaudi
This is a very popular attraction that has lines for hours to get to see the inside, as it is visited by millions of people every year. The unfinished basilica is very famous world-wide and was designed by famed Catalan architecht Antoni Gaudi. Construction began in 1882, and is still going on as of 2014, as only eight out of 18 planned towers are completed. It is expected to be done by 2026, just in time for the 100th anniversary of Gaudi’s death.
The Magic Fountain of Montjuic
Built in 1929 for the Barcelona World’s Fair, the Magic Fountain is another popular Barcelona attraction. It features an intriguing show with water, light and music.
Picasso Museum Barcelona
The Picasso Museum is dedicated to the famous painter, Pablo Picasso, who lived in Barcelona between 1895 and 1904. The museum holds some of his sketches and lesser known pieces that explain how he progressed in his career.
Las Ramblas street
Las Ramblas Street is considered as the heart of Barcelona and is a stretch of several streets where you can roam around and see the city and experience its culture.
FC Barcelona museum & Camp Nou stadium
See the stadium to watch a home football match, and then see the nearby museum. Both are very popular attractions for visitors. Plus, you can shop in the biggest Nike store in Europe.
Barrio Gotico area of Barcelona
This is the Gothic section of Barcelona's medieval city and is the oldest section of the town. It started as the Roman city of Barcino. Here you can see churches, markets, several museums, as well as ruins of old Roman homes and walls.