Barcelona Journals

Barcelona Part 9

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A travel journal to Barcelona by missj1981

Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter) Photo, Barcelona, Spain More Photos
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Plaça Catalunya

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Plaça Catalunya Photo, Barcelona, Spain
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Plaça CatalunyaPlaca Catalunya is the main square in the city of Barcelona. From here you can reach the famous street of La rambla, the shopping streets and much more. All the major bus lines and metro lines stop at this square meaning you can almost go anywere from here. It’s one of the largest squares in Barcelona.Right on the middle of the Placa Catalunya you can find a huge square which is surrounded by large fountains. On this square you can of course find a few street artists but to be fair there aren’t as many as i though there would be. The fountains have been built a few hunderd years ago and look amazingly. The water of the fountains go quiet high and are very impress...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 22, 2012

Plaça Catalunya
Passeig de Gracia
Barcelona, Spain 08002

Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter)

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Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter) Photo, Barcelona, Spain
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Barri GoticThe city of Barcelona is an old city with beautiful old buildings, parks and statues. Just wandering around the city is a joy itself! The city is enclosed by the sea and the mountains meaning expanding is not possible. Because of this you will encounter some high rising with building of five floors but not any higher. The city reached its limits around the end of the nineteen century meaning it’s full of old buildings.The city is divided in many different areas all with their own character. Barri Gotic is one of the most famous areas in the city and for a good reason. It’s one of the oldest parts of the city with small streets and alley ways. The buildings are old an...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 6, 2012

Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter)
La Rambla To Via Laietana
Barcelona, Spain 08002

The works of Gaudi

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The works of GaudiBarcelona is truly the city of Gaudi. Antoni Gaudi was born on the 25th of june 1852 and died in the year 1926. In his over 70 years lifespan he left a huge impact on the people of Barcelona which is still noticeable today. He’s was a Spanish Catalan architect and really a true artist of the Catalan Modernism. When you walk through the city of Barcelona you can almost see his work everywhere.Gaudi had four passions in his life: nature, religion, Catalan and of course architecture. He managed to combine these four into one and created natural designs and buildings. While he’s the most famous for his buildings, Gaudi also made stained glass, ceramics, carpentry ...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 15, 2012