Important Things to Do in Barcelona

Important Things to Do in Barcelona

Nov 14th, 2022
Important Things to Do in Barcelona
Barcelona is matchless when it comes to architecture, urban beaches, and nightlife. This city offers enough to quench the thirst for travelling. There are several activities and places to explore but we have compiled some of the most important things to do in Barcelona. The following experiences and places are something you shouldn’t miss out when travelling to this beautiful city.   
Sagrada Familia
This majestic masterpiece is a symbol of Barcelona and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Spain. La Sagrada Familia is a cathedral designed by renowned architect Antoni Gaudi. It is a perfect example of modern architecture. The construction of Sagrada Familia began in 1882 and the basilica is still incomplete. It will take some more years to finish.
What to Expect In Sagrada Familia?
Great Architecture: Initially, Sagrada Familia was designed in a Neo-Gothic style and later Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi redesigned it. He drafted the original basilica but passed away in 1926, leaving it unfinished. His great architectural plans allow continuing this project even after his death.
Impressive Church: The fund for the construction is obtained from donations and tickets to witness this impressive church. Sagrada Familia tickets are available at the ticket offices and online.
Nearly five million tourists visit this attraction each year and pay an entrance fee. This allows continuing construction work. Admire the church interior and the museum in the basement where you can know the history of Sagrada Familia construction.
Basilica & Museum: Sagrada Familia site has four main sections that include the basilica, towers, museum, and school building. Before COVID-19 visitors can visit all these sections but post COVID only the basilica is available to visit.
The basilica is made in Latin cross shape and composed of five naves. Angled pillars support the roof. The school building was also designed by Gaudi for workers’ children. Gaudi Museum in the basement treasures construction history as well as a set of mockups and materials utilized. The four towers showcase the twelve apostles.
FC Barcelona 
Visit FC Barcelona Museum at Camp Nou and experience the football adventure like never before. The players, history, matches are trophies (including the Champions League Cup) are must-see.
What to Expect in FC Barcelona?
Museum: This museum is divided into different sections: the gallery of trophies, the historical museum, the Messi space, and temporary exhibitions. Amazing multimedia and audio-visual installations allow you to re-live past years of the club.
The visit to this Museum holds the history of the club from its beginnings. In football history, Barca is among the most successful clubs indicated by its motto ‘More than a club’. The tour of the museum allows you to discover the track of players, achievements, coaches, games, and its place in Catalan society.
Trophies & Camp Nou Barcelona Stadium: You can also see trophies such as the 31 Spanish Cups, the Cups of the 26 championships, the five Champions Leagues, the 3 club World Cups and the four club Winners Cup. One part of this popular museum is dedicated to Lionel Messi and his balls.
Camp Nou Barcelona stadium was built in the year 1954-57. Officially it was opened on 24th September and the first match was between FC Barcelona and players from Warsaw. Initially, it was called Estadi del FC Barcelona and is now popularly known as Camp Nou. In 1972 and 1982 the stadium hosted two Cup Winners Cup finals. In the 1990s standing areas were converted into seating by lowering the pitch.
Explore the favourite of the Catalonian people and taste the exciting feeling of a favorite player at spectacular Camp Nou. Delve into the beauty of panoramic views of the stadium. Camp Nou Tours and Tickets are available online and include a visit to the stadium, the visit of FC Barcelona Museum, the multimedia area, the trophies room, and the new Lionel Messi space.
Hop on Hop off Barcelona
Discover the best of the city with hop on hop off Barcelona Bus tours. This travelling service is one of its kind and the best option to explore Barcelona from the comfort of a bus.
Guided Tour Through the City
Get access to symbolic corners of the city. You can board the bus and get off as many times as you need. The buses have audio guides in multiple languages and Wi-Fi facilities for free so that tourists can enjoy the tour to the fullest.
Multiple Routes to Choose From
Choose any of the routes that take you to different parts of Barcelona and get the opportunity to discover the secrets of the city. Hop-on hop-off bus tours are a fun way to discover the city. Witness the spectacular monuments of the Catalonian capital and must-visit attractions. Admire the architectural majesty of Gaudi buildings and visit the F.C Barcelona Museum and football stadium.
What To Explore On an Hop On Hop Off Barcelona Bus?
Basilica Of The Sagrada Familia, Casa Mila,  Palau De La Musica Catalana, Barri Gotic, Casa Batllo, Casa Vicens, Montjuic Castle, Museu d’Art Contemporani De Barcelona, Picasso Museum, Museu d’Història De Catalunya, Park Guell and Parc De La Ciutadella are must visit places in Barcelona.
Gaudi: Antoni Gaudi, the esteemed architect, and designer created the most popular landmarks in Barcelona. He was a master in his field and used unique textures, colors, and designs in different ways that were never imagined before. His finished and unfinished works are evidence of his intellect.
More About Gaudi Tours
There are many Gaudi tours in Barcelona and many of these tours allow you to visit one or two landmarks built by Antoni Gaudi. Choose Gaudi tours wisely so you can visit all of Gaudi’s monuments.
One of the most popular works of Antoni Gaudi is Sagrada Familia and it is among the most visited monuments in Spain. Besides Sagrada Familia, Gaudi left his mark with many other masterpieces that you must visit.
Casa Batlo & More
Casa Batllo an iconic building is a must-see in Barcelona and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gaudi transformed the original structure into a masterpiece that we can see today.
Casa Vicens, the first house designed by esteemed architect Gaudi. This building has a touch of Japanese and Asian influence.
Casa Mila is another Gaudi sight and is known to be an iconic residential building. This was the last building designed by Antoni Gaudi.
Other Attractions
Park Guell is a distinct model house in Barcelona and one of the popular landmarks to visit. Other Gaudi attractions include Casa de Les Punxes, Colònia Güell, Casa Calvet, Torres Bellesguard, Palau Güell, and Colegio Teresiano de Barcelona.
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