Sights & Attractions in Barcelona

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Name Category Location
 
Ajuntament de Barcelona
The 15th-century city hall on Plaça Sant Jaume...
Architectural Sites, Government Buildings Barri Gotic
 
Antic Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Founded in the 10th century, this is one of...
Architectural Sites, Libraries El Raval
 
Baixada de Santa Eulàlia
Down Carrer Sant Sever from the side door of the...
Religious Sites Barri Gotic
 
CaixaForum
This redbrick, neo-Mudejar Art Nouveau fortress,...
Museums / Galleries, Arts / Performance Venues Montjuic
 
Camp Nou
If you're in Barcelona between September and...
Sports Venues Upper Barcelona
 
Carrer Sant Carles No. 6
The last Barceloneta house left standing in its...
Houses / Mansions La Ciutadella and Barceloneta
 
Casa de l'Ardiaca
The interior of this 15th-century building,...
Architectural Sites, Government Buildings Barri Gotic
 
Casa Milà
Usually referred to as La Pedrera (The Stone...
Architectural Sites Eixample
 
Casa Vicens
Antoni Gaudí's first important commission as a...
Houses / Mansions Gracia
 
Catedral de la Seu
Barcelona's cathedral is a repository of...
Religious Sites Barri Gotic
 
Centre de Cultura Contemporànea de Barcelona
Just next door to the MACBA, this...
Museums / Galleries, Arts / Performance Venues El Raval
 
Columnes del Temple d'August
The highest point in Roman Barcelona is marked...
Archaeological Sites Barri Gotic
 
CosmoCaixa–Museu de la Ciència Fundació "La Caixa"
Young scientific minds work overtime in this...
Museums / Galleries Upper Barcelona
 
Dipòsit de les Aigües–Universitat Pompeu Fabra
The Ciutadella campus of Barcelona's private...
Libraries La Ciutadella and Barceloneta
 
Els Quatre Gats–Casa Martí
Built by Josep Puig i Cadafalch for the Martí...
Houses / Mansions, Restaurants Barri Gotic
 
Estació de França
Barcelona's main railroad station until about...
Transportation Sites La Ciutadella and Barceloneta
 
Fossar de les Moreres
This low marble monument runs across the eastern...
Memorials / Monuments Born-Ribera
 
Fundació Miró
The Miró Foundation, a gift from the artist Joan...
Museums / Galleries Montjuic
 
Generalitat de Catalunya
Opposite city hall, the Palau de la...
Government Buildings Barri Gotic
 
Gran de Gràcia
This central artery up through Gràcia would be a...
Neighborhoods / Streets Gracia
 
Gran Teatre del Liceu
Barcelona's opera house has long been considered...
Arts / Performance Venues La Rambla
 
La Boqueria
Barcelona's most spectacular food market, also...
Markets / Bazaars La Rambla
 
La Llotja
Barcelona's maritime trade center was designed...
Museums / Galleries, Architectural Sites Born-Ribera
 
Manzana de la Discòrdia
The name is a pun on the Spanish word manzana,...
Houses / Mansions, Architectural Sites Eixample
 
Mercat de la Llibertat
This uptown version of the Rambla's Boqueria...
Markets / Bazaars Gracia
 
Mercat de la Revolució
Officially the Abaceria Central, the market got...
Markets / Bazaars Gracia
 
Mercat de Santa Caterina
This marketplace, a splendid carnival of colors...
Markets / Bazaars Born-Ribera
 
Mies van der Rohe Pavilion
One of the masterpieces of the Bauhaus School,...
Architectural Sites Montjuic
 
Monestir de Pedralbes
This marvel of a monastery, named for its...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Upper Barcelona
 
Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Designed by American architect Richard Meier in...
Museums / Galleries El Raval
 
Museu d'Història de Catalunya
Established in what used to be a port warehouse,...
Museums / Galleries La Ciutadella and Barceloneta
 
Museu d'Història de la Ciutat
This fascinating museum (MUHBA for short) just...
Museums / Galleries, Archaeological Sites Barri Gotic
 
Museu Marítim
The superb Maritime Museum, which is currently...
Museums / Galleries La Rambla
 
Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
Housed in the imposingly domed, towered,...
Museums / Galleries Montjuic
 
Museu Picasso
This museum focused on the works of famous...
Museums / Galleries Born-Ribera
 
Palau Baró de Quadras
The neo-Gothic and plateresque (intricately...
Houses / Mansions Eixample
 
Palau Dalmases
If you can get through the massive wooden gates...
Architectural Sites Born-Ribera
 
Palau de la Música Catalana
On Carrer Amadeus Vives, just off Via Laietana, a...
Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites Born-Ribera
 
Palau Güell
Gaudí built this mansion in 1886–89 for...
Houses / Mansions, Architectural Sites La Rambla
 
Park Güell
This park is one of Gaudí's, and Barcelona's,...
Parks Gracia
 
Passeig del Born
Once the site of medieval jousts and...
Arts / Performance Venues, Squares, Archaeological Sites Born-Ribera
 
Pavellons de la Finca Güell–Càtedra Gaudí
Work on the Finca began in 1883 as an...
Architectural Sites Upper Barcelona
 
Plaça de la Vila de Gràcia
Originally named (until 2009) for the memorable...
Squares Gracia
 
Plaça del Rei
This little square is as compact a nexus of...
Squares Barri Gotic
 
Plaça Reial
Nobel Prize–winning novelist Gabriel García...
Squares La Rambla
 
Plaça Sant Felip Neri
A tiny square just behind Plaça de Garriga Bachs...
Squares Barri Gotic
 
Plaça Sant Jaume
Facing each other across this oldest epicenter of...
Squares Barri Gotic
 
Portaferrissa fountain
Both the fountain and the ceramic...
Fountains La Rambla
 
Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau
Among the more recent tourist attractions in...
Architectural Sites Eixample
 
Sant Agustí
This unfinished church is one of Barcelona's most...
Religious Sites El Raval
 
Sant Pau del Camp
Barcelona's oldest church was originally outside...
Religious Sites El Raval
 
Santa Maria del Mar
The most beautiful example of early Catalan...
Religious Sites Born-Ribera
 
Santa Maria del Pi
Sister church to Santa Maria del Mar and to Santa...
Religious Sites Barri Gotic
 
Sarrià
The village of Sarrià was originally a...
Towns Upper Barcelona
 
Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família
Barcelona's most emblematic architectural icon,...
Religious Sites Eixample
 
Torre Bellesguard
For a Gaudí experience to the last drop,...
Houses / Mansions Upper Barcelona
 
Vallvidrera
This perched village is a quiet respite from...
Towns Upper Barcelona

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