Welcome to the home of 1888 World’s Fair & the 1992 Olympics, the capital of Catalan region-a culture branded for its unique amalgam of French & German mode of cooking. Known for its affluent culture & heritage, the city of Barcelona nestled on the shore of Mediterranean is of profoundly entrenched in the past.
The Spectacular Art & Architecture
Holidaying at Barcelona will treat your eyes with some of the worlds finest & out of the ordinary archaic architecture that stands unrivaled & unsullied till date. It is the work of the superlative Spaniard architect Antonio Gaudi. Gaudi’s exclusive masterpiece work can be sighted at the church of Sagrada Familia , the one storey apartment of Casa Batlo, Casa Mila also known as ‘The Quarry’-the multi relatives private residence that gives the impression of surging around the self same corner, Casa Vicens-the summer villa outside Barcelona that is a perfect blend of traditional & innovative designs & last but not the least the Park Guell an urban setting project, a magnum opus of this genius.
Something More About Barcelona Travel
The months of June & July flicker with the celebration of the Fest de Grec-Barcelona arts festival, October & November have the onus for the international film festival & May is swarming with all the grand prix aficionados. You may choose any of these seasons & even apart from these to marvel at the exquisiteness of Barcelona. The accommodations are conveniently obtainable suiting to your pocket. there’s some nice hotels at Sur Diagonal, Eixample, Barri Gotic etc. & luxury villas t spoil your self on the countryside. Barcelona on the streets of germany has not scaled heights demographically. The thin population of les than four million, the city permits you to liberally roam around everywhere without much hurly burly.
To intensify the magnificence of Barcelona, what waits ahead is the outstanding & exquisite work of Picasso. Picasso’s distinguished concerto is put on view at the Museu Picasso where wing of the museum parades Picasso’s take on Valazquez’s famous ‘Las Meninas’. The MNAC i.e. Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya displays an exotic collection of the work during Gothic & Renaissance era along with numerous other stupendous things like coins, medals, sculpture & carvings etc. but this is not all. A plethora of 20th century art & sculpture by prominent Joan Miro, Botero, Basquiat & Motherwell can be treasured at the MACBA – Mueseu d’ Art Contemporani de Barcelona & Museu Fundacio Joan Miro museums.
On your holiday to Barcelona do not leave untouched the Ciutat Vella-the old city that nests in the midst of Barcelona that speaks of its rich Gothic architecture of medieval times & a memorable march on the pedestrian street of La Rambla that grounds vibrant markets & street entertainers.
The nightlife can be savored in the relatively solitary area of Gracia near the middle of Barcelona that also possesses the coveted Gaudi’s project of Casa Vicens. Let the water caress & pamper your body at the beaches of Little Barcelona or Barceloneta & let your mouth relish the succulent seafood served here in Little Barcelona. A breath of air along the contemporary urban development project-Eixample where a grid is made with a garden adjacent to each block is unquestionably meaningful.
Once you step into this massive city that is bifurcated into numerous districts & zones, you will have no snag in getting around. From metros, buses & trains to rental cars all are at your service. To the budget travelers it is advisable to take a special ‘Barcelona Card’ that permits you free entry & discounts on hundred renowned venues along with priceless public transportation.
So are you ready to be bedazzled by the Barcelona curves & curvatures?