Barcelona, the city of impressive museums
For tourists who are passionate about art, history, culture, in general, but also for fans of romantic walks on the beach or park of exotic tres, Barcelona is the ideal holiday destination.
Catalonian capital is, in fact, a cultural encyclopedia of life, offering tourists the opportunity to know the lands full of history from Roman archaeological remains, from the medieval castle to a modern metropolis with unique architecture.
The entire city has buildings of the famous architect Antoni Gaudi, whose masterpieces give Barcelona a touch of exquisite originality, his main work, La Sagrada Familia Cathedral, is actually a symbol of Catalonian capital. Awareness of the cathedral is completed over 50 museums covering various fields (from history, art, marine, archeology, to sports, cooking or toilet), and the many parks and places of entertainment that offers tourists various opportunities to spend an unforgettable stay.
If you decide to spend a holiday in Barcelona, you will need to make real list of places worth to visit them because they are more extreme. These should certainly appear in some goals that you should not miss:
Creation of the famous Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia is a huge temple, whose construction began in 1882 and not yet finished. It is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Barcelona, reco
rded over two million visitors annually. Inside the cathedral there is a museum that provides details about the history of the building, but fascinating personality of Gaudí, whose tomb is in the crypt of the cathedral. Visitors can see the evolution of cathedral building from its inception until today and also have the opportunity to see how it looks construction in 2020, when it is expected to be completed.
Santa Maria del Mar
The splendid cathedral is the best example of Gothic architecture in the world. Its construction, which took place in the XIVth century, was funded by the Born district residents, where it is located. Legends say Catalonian sailors came to pray here before leaving in their journeys at sea.
Casa Mila(La Pedrera)
One of Gaudi’s masterpieces, famous for its unusual facade and terrace fancy, La Pedrera was declared a UNESCO world heritage site. Most apartments are private, but tourists can visit the apartment on the top floor and terrace, which perfectly illustrates how to create specific Catalonian architecture
This building, dedicated to the art of Pablo Picasso is undoubtedly one of the most visited art galleries around the world, recorded over a million visitors annually. Master works are arranged chronologically, so visitors can get a fair comprehensive view of how Picasso’s work has evolved.
National Museum of Catalan Art
The museum houses a huge collection of artwork from Roman and Gothic periods, to modern times. Of special beauty are mostly Roman frescoes detached from the facades of churches in the Pyrenees. Hosted by an imposing building, built on the hill of Montjuïc, this museum is not only charming works that provide tourists (many collections of painting, sculpture, ceramics, etc.), but also because the landscape can be admired splendid panorama of the terrace building.
Catalan music museum
It is a modernist building, a masterpiece of architect Lluis Domenech I Montaner. The building was declared a UNESCO world heritage site and can be seen in one of the guided tours starting every 30 minutes. The tour takes about 50 minutes. Another option is to observe one of the concerts taking place every day here.
And these are only a few museums that you can visit in Barcelona.