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Planning a trip to Spain? What about visiting the Highlights of Barcelona? Why Barcelona is so famous? Why Barcelona is the only city in the world with a royal gold medal? Why Barcelona is a UNESCO World Heritage destination? Discover a very elegant city, famous for its impressive history, culture, monuments, fantastic architecture, museums, galleries, and interesting people. With The Best of Barcelona Walking Tour you will have the chance to witness amazing sights such as the Gothic Quarter, Cathedral of Barcelona, Placa del Rei, Political Square, Gothic Church of Santa Maria del Pi, and the Sagrada Familia Basilica. Get ready to experience Barcelona from a different perspective. A local charismatic guide will reveal interesting facts about a city with a rich heritage. Enjoy this tour with us.
Construction of the magnificent Gothic Cathedral of Barcelona commenced on 1 May 1298, on the site of a Romanesque temple.
This noble square was once Barcelona's courtyard of the counts' royal palace and the Crown of Aragon.
Today the Plaça Sant Jaume is an open space, a "lung" in the middle of the Gothic Quarter.
In 1267, after the Crusaders were driven from Jerusalem, a small Jewish community reestablished itself in the ruins of what is now the Jewish Quarter.
A church stood on this site as long ago as the 5th century but the current basilica of Santa Maria del Pi was built between 1319 and 1391, in the Catalan Gothic style.
Las Ramblas is approximately 1.2 kilometres long with Port Vell (near the cruise port terminal) at the Southern most end and Plaça de Catalunya at the northern most end.
La Boqueria is the most famous market in Barcelona worldwide.
Plaça de Catalunya - it is Barcelona's most central area and a favourite meeting place for locals and visitors.
Passeig de Gràcia was from the beginning designed to be Barcelona's Grand Avenue.
Casa Lleó Morera is a building designed by noted modernisme architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner.
It is a beautiful mansion built in the XIV century in the Art Nouveau style.
Casa Amatller is a building in the Modernisme style in Barcelona, designed by Josep Puig i Cadafalch.
Originally, the building was built in 1877 by Emilio Sala Cortés (one of Gaudí’s architecture professors), when there was still no electric light in Barcelona.
Casa Mila is Antoni Gaudi’s most iconic work of civic architecture due to both its constructional and functional innovations, as well as its ornamental and decorative solutions.
The Sagrada Família is Antoni Gaudí's best-known work and has become an undisputed symbol of Barcelona.