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...
Architectural Sites, Libraries El Raval
Casa Milà
Usually referred to as La Pedrera (The Stone...
Architectural Sites Eixample
Catedral de la Seu
Barcelona's cathedral is a repository of...
Religious Sites Barri Gotic
Fundació Miró
The Miró Foundation, a gift from the artist Joan...
Museums / Galleries Montjuic
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
Manzana de la Discòrdia
The name is a pun on the Spanish word manzana,...
Houses / Mansions, Architectural Sites Eixample
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 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 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
Plaça del Rei
This little square is as compact a nexus of...
Squares Barri Gotic
Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau
Among the more recent tourist attractions in...
Architectural Sites Eixample
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
Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família
Barcelona's most emblematic architectural icon,...
Religious Sites Eixample


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