Barcelona is the capital of the region of Catalonia in Spain. It is also a magical city of fanciful buildings, never ending nightlife and home to tasty tapas.
Barcelona’s first language is Catalan, not Spanish, or Castellano, as most Catalan people prefer to say! Most signs are indicated both in Catalan and in Spanish. Every inhabitant speaks Spanish though – and some speak English or French.
- Gaudi architecture, including the psychedelic Parque Güell, the still unfinished Sagrada Familia and the houses; La Pedrera and La Casa Batlló.
- Olympic stadium and village
- Sitges a traditional beachside destination for the locals
- Tibidabo is located on the mountains of Barcelona and offers a spectacular view of the city.
- Campnou Stadium If you are foot ball freak then you can’t miss this place. Campnou is the home ground for of corse FC Barcelona. This stadium is one of the biggest stadium in Europe with capacity of 98,600 people, it also has shops and museum of history of FC Barcelona.
- Zoo-Barcelona It is located in Parque Ciudadella. This zoo was famous for its white gorilla “Snowflake”.
- Unfortunately he passed away. But still this zoo has many other features, it also has science museum inside the zoo.
Barcelona is a very friendly city. Maybe this is the reason that many tourists become less careful and get pickpocketed in Barcelona. Areas such as Raval and the infamous “Les Rambles” are still the most likely places to get pickpocketed.
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