Category: Barcelona

  • 20 Sagrada Familia Facts

    20 Sagrada Familia Facts

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    Fun and Interesting Facts About Sagrada Familia Gaudí disliked straight lines and angles because they don’t often appear naturally. Instead, he based his design on the swirling curves of nature. The construction of La Sagrada Familia has been funded by donations. The Sagrada Familia has lights all around it, so at night, it glows a bright…

  • Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

    Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya

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    Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya or abbreviated as MNAC, is housed in the  Palau Nacionalwas, which was built between 1926 and 1929 for the International Exposition of 1929 which it aimed to be the main building. In 1934 the Palau Nacionalwas opened it’s doors to the public as Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya Museum, bringing different collections such as…

  • Tibidabo Amusement Park

    Tibidabo Amusement Park

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    Tibidabo Amusement park located on the Tibidabo in the Collserola Ridge, was constructed in 1899 by Salvador Andreu and official opened to the public in 1905 However the park is now owned by Barcelona Town Council. The Amusement park is one of the oldest in the world and Spain’s longest running amusement park, being Europe’s…

  • Casa Milà

    Casa Milà

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    Apartment block constructed among 1906 and 1910 in Barcelona for the Milà circle of relatives. The façade is an outstanding wave-like mass of rough-shipped stone. The home windows and doorways seem to be dug out of this stone mass and are trimmed in exquisitely crafted wrought iron work with vegetal forms at the balconies and…

  • Casa Batlló

    Casa Batlló

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    Casa Batlló is a famed building located the center of Barcelona and is one in every of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces. A remodel of a previously constructed residence, it was redesigned in 1904 by Gaudí and has been refurbished numerous times after that. Gaudí’s assistants Domènec Sugrañes i Gras, Josep Canaleta and Joan Rubió additionally contributed…

  • 20 Facts You Might Not Know About Barcelona

    20 Facts You Might Not Know About Barcelona

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    20 Facts You Might Not Know About Barcelona 1. The only city in the world awarded a Royal Gold Medal for architecture by Royal Institute of British Architects, Barcelona is the first and only city on the planet to receive this honor. 2. Had no beaches until the 1992 Olympics, The seacoast was covered by industrial companies.…

  • Gothic Quarter Barcelona

    Gothic Quarter Barcelona

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    The stunning neighborhood known as the Gothic region is so known as as it was once the Roman village and for that reason has some remnants of its superb past. in recent times due to the steady modernization it is straightforward to spot an historic constructing proper next to one constructed in the 90’s. it’s…

  • Parc de la Ciutadella

    Parc de la Ciutadella

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    The Parc de la Ciutadella is a park that was created in the mid 19th century and was the cities only green space. This park was built after the military citadel that was built by Philip V was destroyed in 1869 and in its place came the The Parc de la Ciutadella. When the Citadel…

  • Sagrada Família – Roman Catholic church

    Sagrada Família – Roman Catholic church

    The Basílica I Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is currently under construction and is on its last stage of construction, it will take them approximately 144 years to complete this masterpiece, it’s a large Roman Catholic church and it will be the tallest religious structure in the world. The construction of Sagrada Família started in 1882…