Sights & Attractions in Barcelona


Fodor's Choice Sights in Barcelona

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Antic Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau
Founded in the 10th century, this is one of Europe's earliest...
Architectural Sites, Libraries El Raval
Casa Milà
Usually referred to as La Pedrera (The Stone Quarry), with a...
Architectural Sites The Eixample
Catedral de la Seu
Barcelona's cathedral (named for La Seu, or "the See," the seat...
Religious Sites The Barri Gòtic
Fundació Miró
The Miró Foundation, a gift from the artist Joan Miró to his...
Museums / Galleries Montjuïc
Gran Teatre del Liceu
Barcelona's opera house has long been considered one of the most...
Arts / Performance Venues The Rambla
La Boqueria
Barcelona's most spectacular food market, also known as the Mercat...
Markets / Bazaars The Rambla
Manzana de la Discòrdia
The name is a pun on the Spanish word manzana, which means both...
Houses / Mansions, Architectural Sites The Eixample
Monestir de Pedralbes
This marvel of a monastery, named for its original white stones...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites Upper Barcelona
Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Designed by American architect Richard Meier in 1992, this gleaming...
Museums / Galleries El Raval
Museu d'Història de la Ciutat
This fascinating museum just off the Plaça del Rei traces Barcelona's...
Museums / Galleries, Archaeological Sites The Barri Gòtic
Museu Marítim
The superb Maritime Museum is housed in the 13th-century Drassanes...
Museums / Galleries The Rambla
Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya
Housed in the imposingly domed, towered, frescoed, and columned...
Museums / Galleries Montjuïc
Museu Picasso
The Picasso Museum is housed in five adjoining palaces on Carrer...
Museums / Galleries Sant Pere and La Ribera
Palau de la Música Catalana
One of the world's most extraordinary music halls, with facades...
Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites Sant Pere and La Ribera
Palau Güell
Gaudí built this mansion in 1886–89 for textile baron Count Eusebi...
Houses / Mansions, Architectural Sites The Rambla
Park Güell
This park is one of Gaudí's, and Barcelona's, most pleasant and...
Parks Gràcia
Plaça del Rei
This plaza is widely considered to be the oldest and most beautiful...
Squares The Barri Gòtic
Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau
Among the more recent tourist attractions in Barcelona, the Recinte...
Architectural Sites The Eixample
Sant Pau del Camp
Barcelona's oldest church was originally outside the city walls...
Religious Sites El Raval
Santa Maria del Mar
The most beautiful example of early Catalan Gothic architecture...
Religious Sites Sant Pere and La Ribera
Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família
Barcelona's most emblematic architectural icon, Antoni Gaudí's...
Religious Sites The Eixample
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