Gingerbread houses, a magical lizard and a bank that meandering, these are just some of the magnificent architectural touches that Gaudí himself designed for the Park Güell. A green lung in the mountains of Barcelona, which was born as part of a futuristic urban complex, so far ahead of its time that it failed, but luckily for us, the park is still there! Let yourself be lost among its meandering paths full of vegetation, while observing one of the best views of the city!
Visiting these two mythical neighborhoods of the historic center is undoubtedly a unique experience. Located within the limits of the old walled city, the Gothic quarter of Barcelona invites us to travel through time and allows us to imagine how medieval Barcelona was. El Raval, on the other hand, is the bad boy in the neighborhoods of Barcelona, an immigrant neighborhood, which for many years was the epicenter of crime in the city and today is reborn as one of the most multicultural neighborhoods, where art is lived in Every corner
The maximum symbol of the city, this religious temple is undoubtedly one of the most amazing buildings in all of Spain and the world. Its unmistakable silhouette can be seen from several points of the city, marking a whole reference. But if your exterior surprised you, you can’t imagine what awaits you inside. There every wall, every column, every vitro and every door is loaded with endless details and symbolisms that will transport you to the magical world of Gaudí.
Barcelona is a lively city full of flavors to discover. In the city there are more than half a dozen local markets, where you can experience first-hand the local gastronomic culture. Although we would have to recommend only one, that would undoubtedly be: La Boqueria. This is the most famous of the Barcelona markets, there are waiting for hundreds of places where we can try the specialties of Catalan cuisine, a true paradise for lovers of good food!
Catalan architecture of the early twentieth century was characterized by always looking for the vanguard, creating beautiful buildings that still survive today in Barcelona. While we can find many of these jewels of Catalan modernism in various corners of the city, there is a street where five of them crowd and seem to compete with each other in search of the eyes of tourists. We are talking about the “apple of the discordi” a small section of the elegant avenue of the Paseo de Gracia where we will see works by the great Catalan architects, one next to the other!
Barcelona is beautiful and from the heights of Tibidabo it is even more so! On your next visit to Barcelona do not miss this ancient amusement park, which combines the charm of its old mechanical games of the beginning of the century, with the most modern technological attractions. And all this while we have the most incredible panoramic views of the city, from this the highest point of it. An ideal place for those traveling with children and for the not so children too!