Not just another city street but a symbol of and the essence of being in Barcelona. A walk along this wide avenue lined with trees and flower stalls will imbue the visitor with a sense of being from this charismatic city.
Las Ramblas is one of the top ten places to visit in the city of Barcelona.
Map of Las Ramblas
Best Places to visit in Barcelona
'Magic Fountain - Fountains of Montjuic'
Music and light with water fountains
Visit an astonishing building - Casa Milį
Casa Mila is one of the choice places to visit in the city of Barcelona. Read More
Casa Mila location on Google Maps
The Gothic quarter of Barcelona is an absolute must for all visitors to this ancient city. Experience the profusion of alleyways and squares in the centre of Barcelona, where the presence of palaces, houses and Gothic churches reveals the city's medieval past. The Gothic Quarter is one of the top ten places to visit in the city of Barcelona.
Map of the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona
Port Vell is Barcelona's seafront harbour, and part of the Port of Barcelona. An ancient landing place from centuries BC and saw many peoples arrive there from around the world including The Roman Empire. It had fallen on hard times but was revived during an urban renewal project for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
It is now an essential part of the city and a must visit tourist attraction, containing the Maremągnum (shops, a multiplex cinema, bars and restaurants), IMAX Port Vell and Europe's largest aquarium containing 8000 Fish and 11 sharks contained in 22 basins filled with 6 million litres (1.5 million gallons) of sea water. A pedestrian walkway, Rambla de Mar, connects La Rambla to Port Vell. It incorporates a swing bridge, in order to allow ships to enter and exit the harbour.
Port Vell on Google maps
La Sagrada Familia
Gaudi dreamed of building Europe's largest cathedral and this was the astounding result.
Location on Google maps
Specially built for the World Exhibition of 1929 this area was designed to feature a host of Spanish regional architectural styles through history. This is a real village of 115 buildings with 6 squares and 6kms of streets. Many, many photo opportunities make it an essential place to visit for tourists in Barcelona.
Poble Espanyol on Google Maps