What to do in Barcelona

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Barcelona is gaining popularity worldwide  and I understand why, the architecture of Gaudí mixed with the spanish cuisine make the perfect combo to spend an incredible weekend.

If you want to make sure that you don´t miss a thing, read this quick guide now.

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Boquería Market or St. Josep Market:

This market is situated in las Ramblas, one of the most famous streets in Barcelona, and I would say that it is an absolute must see in Barcelona, as you may know, in Spain the markets are used to buy food but in some cities the markets are plenty of restaurants where you can taste the local food, here, the tapas are a must… I would skip the paella unless it´s the genuine paella from Valencia (I will write about it anytime soon).

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Sagrada Familia:

This temple is more than stunning. It has been under construction for more than 130 years, it´s said that it will be finished in 2026, but you never know… Keep in mind that nowadays is really expensive to build such a magnificent temple.

It would be really important to buy the tickets in advance since the queues are really long,  buy yours HERE.

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Once inside observe the amazing colors that are reflected in the ceilings, they are stunning!

This temple is full of details that you are going to love, I´m pretty sure!

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La Pedrera and its chimneys

This art nouveau building was built by Gaudí and it has dozens of chimneys with eclectic designs, also you will have beautiful views of Barcelona and its temple.

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The magic fountain of Montjuic

Many fountains are synchronized with the music and the lights from the Castle of Montjuic and they make the most romantic spectacle.

Saturdays and Sundays are days of spectacles, check HERE the timetables.

It is free and one of the most beautiful spectacles that I´ve seen in my entire life because I saw it in an special day combined with fireworks, really beautiful!

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 Park Güell

At first, this rustic park was design as a residential area, Gaudí was a visionary and the project was too much for that time.

Nowadays the cities are plenty of residential areas but in 1900 the project was too complicated, although they were able to completed the park that we know today.

These are the main sights that I consider a must when visited Barcelona but there many more.

What about you? Which are your favorite spots in Barcelona?

Buen Viaje!

Leticia.

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