[Europe] 7 Places to See in Barcelona

by - July 13, 2017

Summer is here... Are you looking for a good place for summer vacation? Why don't you go to Barcelona. Barcelona, the capital city of Spain has a lot of attractions and they're all amazing. As a tourist, you must be don't want to missed these places. But, if you don't have enough time to visit every places, you can visit only some of them. Here's the list of the must visit places in Barcelona :

1. Camp Nou
   Even if you're not a fan of soccer, you need to visit this place. Known as the largest stadium in Europe, Camp Nou become the famous attraction for tourist in Barcelona. Beside see the stadium and the museum, you also can buy FC Barcelona accessories at FC Botiga Mega Store.

2. Sagrada Familia
    If you never heard this name, you must be have seen the picture. This "unfinished" church become the most iconic building in Barcelona, because of the structure. The detail in every side of this building make it take a long time to complete it. Sagrada Familia is designed by the famous and talented artist, Antonio Gaudi, and become his masterpiece.

3. Casa Milà and Casa Batlló
   Another building designed by Antonio Gaudi, that you won't missed while visiting Barcelona. These 2 iconic buildings located at Passeig de Gracia, the popular street for shopping. They have different design, but both of them are amazing. At Casa Batlló, you can see the beauty of its building from the outside. But in Casa Milà (also known as La Pedrera), you must buy a ticket to look inside the building, and reach the rooftop. The rooftop itself, has a fascination for tourists. You can see the chimneys lined up, and it looks like a soldier's head. How unique is that!!

Chimney at Casa Milà's Rooftop

Casa Batlló

4. Barceloneta Beach
    Summer is nothing without a beach. Barceloneta is the most popular beach in Barcelona. In summer, you'll see a lot of people tanning and playing at this beach. Even until 9pm, this beach will always crowded. Unlike another beach that always look the same at the picture (just the sand and water), Barceloneta has their own "landmark", it's W hotel.

5. Park Güell
    Park Güell is a public park that also worked by Antonio Gaudi. Park Güell become popular because of the mozaic art, that you can see in every corner in this park. Start from the statue, the wall, and many more!

6. Montjuic
    Montjuic is an area that you must visit while in Barcelone. Located not far from the city center, Montjuic offers a lot of beautiful places that you won't regret if you visit it. Start from the Montjuic Castle, MNAC (Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya), Poble Espanyol, and the Magic Fountain. Poble Espanyol (known as Spanish Town) is an open air museum, that shows an Iberian village. They're look fantastic!! If you want to try a new experience, you also can take a cable car which run from Montjuic Park, and climb up to Montjuic Hill. It will stop next to Montjuic Castle.

Magic Fountain in front of MNAC - Montjuic

7. La Boqueria
    Not just a landmark, museum, and beach, market is also a place that you need to visit in Barcelona. There's a market that really famous called La Boqueria. Located at La Rambla, this market will always full of people. Not just for tourist, but local also go to this market for get a fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, etc. If you're not going to shopping, you can go to this market to get a delicious Spanish food at Pinotxo Bar.

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