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Ten things to visit in Barcelona

Posted by on Nov 4, 2010 in Travel Tips | 0 comments

Ten things to visit in Barcelona

Barcelona is Spain’s second city and it has many great places that you can visit. If you’re into food and markets, you’ll need to visit La Boqueria market. This is enormous outdoor market that has all sorts of food, and it’s open from 8AM to 8PM every day, except Sunday.

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After the market, you can visit La Sagrada Familia, the most famous building of Barcelona. It’s an amazing church, designed by famous artist Anton Gaudi, and it’s the main tourist’s attraction in Barcelona.

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Besides this amazing church, you can visit Park Guell, another of Gaudi’s designs. It’s without a doubt one of the most unusual parks that you’ve seen.

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If you’re more into walking and markets, we suggest that you visit La Rambla, the most famous pedestrian street in Barcelona. This street is quite an attraction for tourists and it’s always full of them.

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Of course, Barcelona wouldn’t be so popular without it’s football club, FC Barcelona, and if you have time, you should definitely visits FC Barcelona’s stadium called Camp Nou.

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After a long walk, there’s nothing better than a beach to cool you down, and if you want to swim, or just relax at the beach, you should visit Barceloneta or Sant Sebastia beach in Barcelona.

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There’s something for art lovers in Barcelona as well, and if you’re into art, make sure that you visit Museu Picasso, because it has a collection of Picasso’s works.

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Of course, if you want, you can visit City History Museum of Barcelona as well for more art.

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However, if you prefer hiking we suggest that you visit Montjuic, nearby hill that is placed above Barcelona for an amazing view.

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And of course, if you like gothic art, you should definitely visit Gothic Quarter in Barcelona as well.

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Barcelona is filled with all sorts of attractions, and these are some of the best that you must see, if you’re visiting Barcelona anytime soon.

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Valencia City of Arts and Sciences

Posted by on Nov 3, 2010 in Exotic Locations | 1 comment

Valencia City of Arts and Sciences

Valencia is a city in Spain, on the Mediterranean coast. It is the capital of the Community of Valencia. It has 807,396 people, making it the third-largest city in Spain and the fiveteenth in the European Union.It was founded in the Roman time as a city although there are more ancient things found there of the Iberian civilization.There are very much persons they speak Valencian, the official language with Spanish in the Valencian Community.

L’Oceanogràfic — an open-air oceanographic park. It is the largest oceanographic aquarium in Europe with 110,000 square meters and 42 million liters of water. It was built in the shape of a water lily and is the work of architect Félix Candela and there is some other photos too.

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