What you need to know about Barcelona
Barcelona is a mysterious city shrouded in all sorts of tales. Naturally, one cannot do without incidents, tragic data, and, as they say, “fly in the ointment in barrels of honey.” When planning to spend holidays in Catalonia, it will be important for every tourist to find out new information about her main city.
Let’s start first, first of all, you need to purchase tickets, and to do this best of all online with a company is a convenient service, easy to understand, the most convenient and profitable directions. Then, arriving at the airport, you can get to the city in several ways:
1. On the train – the most economical and common option. The fare to the station Passeig de Gr? Cia is about 4 euros. By the time it takes half an hour.
2. On the bus. Comfortable Aerobus will take you to Barcelona for the same time, but there is no need to wait long: the interval between flights is 5-10 minutes. For the trip you will need to pay 5.90 euros one way.
3. By taxi. The cost is 28 euros, but it takes you to the city in just 15 minutes.
What you need to visit in Barcelona:
– There is a fountain on Canaletes Square, which is considered to be a favorite place where football fans often gather. Nearby is an interesting inscription: “anyone who drinks water from this fountain will fall in love with Barcelona and come back here again.”
– In front of the entrance to the pedestrian Rambla (not far from the sea pier), stands the monument to Christopher Columbus, whose height is 60 m. Inside there is a lift that takes everyone to the viewing area. Interestingly, the size of the index finger of a famous navigator is about a meter, and he himself is set backwards to the heart of Spain – Madrid.
– The Barcelona Opera House is considered to be the most luxurious in Europe. In 1994, the structure destroyed the fire. It was reconstructed by the population. Montserrat Caballe, Placido Domingo, and many other opera celebrities staged performances, and donated all funds for building repairs.
– Pablo Picasso ensured that his museum was built only here, because with this place a lot of things united it. He brought as a gift more than three thousand of his canvases. Including the work of the early period of his creative life.
– One of the frequently visited sights of Barcelona is the famous Sagrada Familia. There is a category of people who perceive this cathedral with skepticism, for the reason that it is still being built. The Government of Catalonia is promoting that the church is built on popular funds and because of this, construction work is carried out for a very long time, today the final construction date is tentatively called 2025-2030.
– Casa Mila – the most popular project by Antonio Gaudi. To get there, you need to stand in a huge queue and it is recommended to purchase a subscription in advance. The building is located in the Eixample quarter next door to no less historic buildings in the Art Deco style.