BARCELONA

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. 


LA PEDRERA


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
universal value.




The Secret Pedrera is an intimate and highly sensory


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


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.




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TOURISM IN SPAIN

In this section of the magazine We will inform about different places and touristic alternatives in my country, We will upload a new article every month.
Spain is a very touristic country where you can find different kinds of tourism:
 
Beach tourism:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mountain tourism:
Adventure tourism:   
        
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cultural tourism:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

Those kinds of tourism which I have mentioned above are the most important ones of Spain.

TOLEDO

 
In our first article we’d like to speak about Toledo, which is “human heritage” city and that is visited by thousands of tourists every year.
 
This year, Toledo is celebrating the 400th anniversary of the death of “El Greco”, for this reason Toledo has increased so much its touristic importance during this year.
 
“El Greco” was a painter who lived most of his life in Greece, after living in different countries, he came and settled down in Toledo and here he lived and worked until he died, in 1614.
 
Among the many cultural events Toledo has hold are:
  1. Great exhibition at “Santa Cruz museum” which was reunited most of his paintings from all over the world. There, you can find masterpieces such as the Toledo view or “La dormición de la Virgen”.
  2. There was also a light and sound show projected on the Cathedral´s main façade. You can watch a video about it in the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3No8aLAKzmo
  3. There have been also other kind of shows such as the organs battle in the Cathedral. 
  4. There are also plays in the theatre, for example “Yo no soy el Greco”, which was performed in the Rojas theatre.
  
You can look for any information about Toledo in the following link: http://www.losviajeros.com/Tips.php?p=1428