There is much history to be seen in Barcelona, many of it recent. Much history is noted in Catalunya or the four regions surrounding Barcelona. With everything that is happening in Barcelona recently, tourism has exploded in the area. With so much going on now be ready for an action and fun packed vacation if everything is planned out properly.
Make A Plan When Visiting Barcelona
Your first stop should be Park Guell. This is an area that is completely filled with the works of Antonio Gaudi an architect. There are many structures in the park that have been converted into paintings by this artist. Make sure to take many pictures and then get fresh film for the Sagrada Familia Church and the many museums in Barcelona. It may look old at first sight but has been updated consistently since it first opened in 1883, so get many pictures.
Don’t Forget To Feed The Animals
The Barcelona Zoo was started in 1892. It is located in the center of the city and was started through donations. It is primarily located in the port area of La Ciutat Vella. There are more than 7,500 different animals here. All of the creatures are interesting to people of all ages. They are very proud of their primate collection which at one point included an albino. There are animals from all over the world that can be seen here without having to go anywhere to find them. Due to the mild weather of the region these animals are able to be viewed year round. If you go during the summer you will be able to see Aquarama Barcelona, which is the water park of Barcelona to see Dolphin shows and much aquatic life. The research department of Barcelona Zoo is world known for its efforts in species preservation
A lively street show to see would be Las Ramblas Promenade which is a colorful and fun show to see and observe. It is near one of the best markets in the city of Boqueria with much fresh vegetation and food.
Coastal Park was remade in 1992 for the Olympic Games that were held there making it updated and often visited. You can easily find the twin towers which highlight this city from the Arts Hotel and Mapfre Towers. This makes this site all the more entrancing and remarkable as it was also a stop on the torch tour for the 2004 Olympics in Athens.