Barcelona: Best Things to Do

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Barcelona as the capital of Catalonia is known for its enchanting seaside city with a variety of culture

You will be spoiled by the amazing architecture of the buildings around the city

Beside its stunning architecture, Barcelona also offers beautiful scenery when you take 4,2 km short ride to the sandy beaches close to the downtown



Create unforgettable vacation by visiting unique buildings, such as Palau de la Música Catalana. The spectacular performance are worth to see with your loved ones. You can also visit the Casa Mila (La Pedrera), an iconic building with a rare design which was built between 1906 and 1912.

Palau de la Musica Catalana (Palace of Catalan Music)

a masterpiece of Catalan art nouveau

Address : C/ Palau de la Música, 4-6, 08003 Barcelona, Spanyol

Casa Mila (La Pedrera)

a building designed by the architect Antoni Gaudi or new home for Milà family

Address : Passeig de Gràcia, 92, 08008 Barcelona, Spanyol


Get yourself a healing vacation by walking down the Las Ramblas, a pedestrian street filled with tall lush trees on each roadsides. Don't forget to experience sightseeing tours by using Hop-On Hop-Off service provided by tour and travel agency such as Plaça Reial.

Las Ramblas

A tree-lined pedestrian street, it stretches for 1

2 kilometres (0

75 mi) connecting Plaça de Catalunya in the centre with the Christopher Columbus Monument at Port Vell

Plaça Reial

A square in the Barri Gòtic of Barcelona which is the popular tourist attraction, especially at night


Plaça de Catalunya, Paseo de Gracia, and Corte Ingles are the three most recommended shopping centers when you visit Barcelona.

Paseo de Gracia

the hottest shopping spot in town with historic passageway between the city of Barcelona and its neighboring town Gràcia,

El Corte Inglés

the biggest department store group

Address : Plaça de Catalunya, 14, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

Plaça de Catalunya

Central, tree-lined, sculpture-filled square lined with shops & cafes, used for special events.

Address : Plaça de Catalunya, 08002 Barcelona, Spain


You can taste the Catalan cuisine called La Bomba, a tennis ball-sized mashed potato filled with tender meat. As for the drink, Vermouth will be the best partner of your day as it offers the taste of high quality wine.


Walking is the best recommendation for travelers to moving on since Barcelona is an accessible city.


Enjoy the outdoor events and festivals from April to July, or September to November as tourists are fewer and the queue is shorter during that time.


Experience the night staying at the most unique hotel located in the city quarter, Soho House Barcelona. You can also choose Ayre Hotel Rosellón, a modern architecture hotel that offers views of the Sagrada Familia temple.

Soho House Barcelona

a members' club and hotel in the city's Gothic Quarter, facing Port Vell marina

Address : Plaça del Duc de Medinaceli, 4, 08002 Barcelona, Spanyol

Ayre Hotel Rosellón

a four-star hotel located in a privileged location facing the Sagrada Familia

Address : Carrer del Rosselló, 390, 08025 Barcelona, Spanyol


You should visit La Monroe, a trendy tapas bar and restaurant that serves Mediterranean dishes. Other than La Monroe, there is this restaurant called Can Sole where you can experience the taste of Catalan traditional food.

La Monroe

a restaurant offering generous Mediterranean dishes and excellent cocktails

Address : Plaça de Salvador Seguí, 1-9, 08001 Barcelona, Spanyol

Can Sole

a restaurant famous for rices and seafood

Address : Carrer de Sant Carles, 4, 08003 Barcelona, Spanyol


Espai Joliu is the right place for you to enjoy coffee and artisan cakes while looking at the unique illustration and ceramic design displayed in the cafe. The other one is Cafés El Magnífico, a legendary coffee shop and roaster that has excellent taste of a cup of coffee.

Espai Joliu

a concept store dedicated to plants, illustration and design that's also a gallery and café

Address : Carrer de Badajoz, 95, 08005 Barcelona, Spanyol

Cafés El Magnífico

coffee shop and roaster, retail sale of single-origin coffees and exceptional blends

Address : Carrer de l'Argenteria, 64, 08003 Barcelona, Spain


The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc can be the best destination to end your boredom at night. You can also try cocktails served at Tinta Roja while watching a theater or tango club.

Magic Fountain

a fountain located at the head of Avinguda Maria Cristina in the Montjuïc neighborhood of Barcelona

Address : Plaça de Carles Buïgas, 1, 08038 Barcelona, Spain

Tinta Roja

a bar that's also a theatre and a tango club and event space

Address : Carrer de la Creu dels Molers, 17, 08004 Barcelona, Spain


When you are visiting Barcelona, don't forget to go to Monastery of Pedralbes. It is one of the most beautiful buildings representing Catalan Gothic filled with stunning museum and garden. Besides, you can tan your skin at Sant Sebastià Beach alongside the La Barceloneta border.

Monastery of Pedralbes

a museum, housing permanent exhibitions on its own art and legacy

Address : Baixada del Monestir, 9, 08034 Barcelona, Spain

Sant Sebastià Beach

one of the largest in Barcelona and is home to some major sport clubs

Address : Barcelona, Spanyol


Get your best Instagram photos in spectacular architecture buildings such as Sagrada Família which has 18 spindly towers. You can also visit the UNESCO World Heritage such as Casa Batlló and Parc Güell that will make you Instagram feed more stunning.

Sagrada Família

a truly exceptional temple, the result of the work of genius architect Antoni Gaudí

Address : Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spanyol

Casa Batlló

Fantastical, curving dragon-roofed apartment block, now a museum, created by architect Antoni Gaudi.

Address : Passeig de Gràcia, 43, 08007 Barcelona, Spain

Parc Güell

a public park system composed of gardens and architectonic elements located on Carmel Hill, in Barcelona

Address : 08024 Barcelona, Barcelona, Spanyol