PICTURES EUROPA / SPAIN

Barcelona Pictures


The second largest city in spain, catalonia, mediterranean coast, barri gotic-gothic quarter in catalan-the splendid mediaeval centre, las ramblas, many nedival buildings, many buildings are world heritage sites, most famous buildings are the work of architect antoni gaudi, the most famous of gaudi domestic work is the casa mila, a apartment block whose undulating facade was inspired by the rock face of catalonia sacred mountin, its nickname is la pedrera - by the barcelonese of the time when its was built everybody considered it ugly, la sagrada familia the church - gaudis greatest achievement; it is still unfinishid today, casa batllo, palau, park guell, lluis domenech, montaners palau de la musica catalona, hospital de sant pan - unesco world heritage sites, barcelona has a wide variety of museum to visit, national museum of art of catalonia, fundacio joan miro, picasso museum, fundacio antoni tapies, history and archaeology museum - city history museum, the museum of the history of catalonia, barcelona maritime museum, columbus monumentum built in the hour of the famous explorer - visitors can climb to the top of statue, 87 m high, its offering a beatiful panorama of the city and the sea, gate of triumph - its show industrial and commercial glory of 19th century barcelona, olympic stadium.