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Barcelona is a fantastic European city which boasts an array of Romanesque churches, medieval palaces, tranquil parks and countless pubs and bars. This cosmopolitan capital of Spain is world-famous for its unbelievable beaches, indulgent cuisines, diverse cultures and colourful neighbourhoods. There is so much to explore here; climb up Montserrat Mountain, walk through cobbled streets of charming villages to explore ancestral traditions, take a helicopter ride for panoramic views of the city and visit Passeig de Gracia Street to browse thousands of designer branded items. You can also step inside the Cadi Moixero Natural Park to discover lots of native animal species, including antelopes, green lizards, whip snakes and grass frogs. Get in touch with Brightsun Travel about exclusive holidays to Barcelona from India.
Barcelona is a sightseeing haven with lots of incredible religious and historical landmarks. You can start your sightseeing tour of Barcelona by visiting the Basilica of La Sagrada Familia, which features tree trunk-shaped columns and monumental facades with intricate sculptures and carvings. The Palau De La Musica Catalana Auditorium, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the country's prominent concert halls is another beautiful building in Barcelona which is decorated with ceramic mosaics and floral motifs. Then there’s the stunning 15th century Barcelona Cathedral, the largest religious building in the city which features intricate stained glass windows, neo-Gothic style architecture and a maze of turrets. Other must-visit venues in Barcelona include the Casa Mila building and Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar.
Discover Barcelona’s intriguing museums to learn about the rich Spanish cultural heritage. Step inside Barcelona’s Wax Museum to browse a collection of over 300 human-like wax sculptures of various dignitaries, including Albert Einstein and Salvador Dali. Another prominent museum of the city is the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, home to various modern masterpieces created by renowned artists. Visit the National Art Museum of Catalonia to discover sculptures, drawings, engravings and coins related to the Roman Empire. You can also step inside the Gaudi House-Museum to explore a range of personal items that belonged to renowned Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi. Book luxury holiday packages to Barcelona and look forward to exploring this cultural haven.