Barcelona is one of the most important cities in Spain, where you can find different monuments and attractive places, such as, “La Sagrada Familia”, “La Pedredera” and “Las Ramblas”:
LA SAGRADA FAMILIA
The “Sagrada familia” is a monumental church which was started to be built in 1882 by the architect Francisco de Paula del Villar (1828-1901). At the end, in 1883, Gaudí continued the work until his dead in 1926. After that, several architects have also continued the project bearing in mind the original idea by Gaudí.
The superb building is located in the center of Barcelona, and over the years has become one of the most universal signs of identity of the city and the country. Every year it is visited by millions of people.
Casa Milà, popularly known as ‘La Pedrera’ was also built
by Antonio Gaudí. Due to its heritage value it has received major recognition
and in 1984 was inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List, for its exceptional
route to discover the nooks and crannies of this landmark building in a
different way: in the peace, tranquility and magic of the night.
Las Ramblas is the most animated artery of the city. It is divided in five sections. Rambla Canaletes, Rambla dels Estudis, also called La Rambla dels Ocells (Avenue of the Birds) as it used to be a traditional site of a bird market. Rambla de Sant Josep it is also well-known as the Rambla de les Flors (Rambla of flowers). This is the place where people from Barcelona used to meet. Nowadays, you will see mostly foreigners along the Ramblas. Stoll under the trees, admire the street artists, look at living statues, that is, a great pleasure day or night.