Reasons behind visiting Barcelona

Barcelona, a shelter for strangers, a fountain of courtesy and a city haunted by history

Barcelona can be stated as a genuinely unmissable destination, initiating from its jaw-dropping architecture, Mediterranean atmosphere, vast history, culture, or language  Barcelona will never let you down. Although the capital of Catalonia’s well known autonomous community, Barcelona, cannot be mixed with the rest of Spain, Barcelona stands out based on its architecture, food, styles, and many more. If you have never witnessed the vibrancy of this beautiful city, here, I will provide some of the prominent reasons to visit Barcelona.


Whenever we speak about the architecture in Barcelona, the first and the foremost name that comes to our mind is Antoni Gaudi. Gaudi is one of the renowned Spanish architects who single-handedly created the landscape of Barcelona and helped the city stand apart from any other town in the world. The amalgamation of science and art behind the artist’s whimsical modernism is one of the prime reasons behind visiting Barcelona. You could indeed make a beautiful night tour of La Pedrera, capture the beautiful balconies at Casa Batllo, spend some time and relax at Parc Guell and finally, do not forget to cherish the masterpiece of Gaudi the Sagrada Familia.  After admiring the iconic architecture of Gaudi, you could walk through the marvellous Gothic Quarter as well as El Born to understand the diversity in Barcelona and its unique character.


Barcelona can be undoubtedly stated as a city where eating all day is much easier. Here the food scene is much more creative and eclectic, the fusion Catalan, Spanish tradition with excellent global and cutting-edge method and its mouth-watering flavours. In recent years the rich cuisine of Barcelona could provide you with a rollercoaster ride of flavours; that is, here, you could cherish the Spanish favourites such as Tapas and Paella. The streets of the city are lined with excellent restaurant terraces as well as cafes.


Among all the attractions that Barcelona has to offer, there are some beautiful beaches. Bogatell beach is one of the best destinations set between Nova Icaria and Mar Bella. Miami beach of Spain that is the Barceloneta is known for its boisterous crowd and endless entertainment. Another famous beach in Barcelona is Nova Icaria, a blue flag beach that is very popular among the locals and the tourists.

Therefore, whether you’re inclined towards beautiful architecture, urban buzz or the seaside bliss, a trip to Barcelona is a must for you.


Sohini is a journalism and mass communication enthusiast from Kolkata with an extreme interest in creative writing. Focused on entertainment, health and lifestyle, her stories could make your net surfing much more interesting.
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