Famous for its historical architecture and cultural places of interests, Barcelona is one of the most popular tourist destinations of Spain. Tourists flock to Barcelona to witness a perfect blend of history with contemporary urban lifestyle. With so much to look for & explore a visit to Barcelona is an experience of a lifetime.
From exotic beaches to historical monuments, from market places to magnificent structures Barcelona has no dearth of wonderful sightseeing spots. One of the most popular tourist attractions in Barcelona is the Las Ramblas Street. Here, you will find yourself surrounded by a host of artists, shops, cafes and restaurants. The beaches in Barcelona are picturesque and serene, and offer a relaxing time to the tourists. ‘Nova Icaria’, ‘Bogatell’, ‘Mar Bella’ and ‘Barceloneta’ are some of the renowned beaches in Barcelona.
This city has some of the most famous buildings from history dating back to the 14th and 15th century that offer you a peek into Barcelona’s glorious past. The ‘Barri Gotic’ is one such place that you cannot afford to miss. Another exquisite building is the ‘La Sagrada Familia’ designed by Barcelona’s favorite son Antoni Gaudí, which is a fine example of the exquisite architecture and craftsmanship prevalent in Barcelona’s yesteryears.
Spring is the best time to visit Barcelona due to the pleasant temperature and no over crowding of tourists. August is vacation time in this architectural wonderland and you will find quite a few shops and restaurants closed during this month. However, you could still find some excellent bargain deals in hotels and hostels during this month.
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