Maybe you already have seen photographs of Sagrada Familia thousand times before, but you must visit this extraordinary place when you have come to Barcelona. The construction of this place started in the ‘80s and even yet is not finished, this amazing basilica and masterpiece of Antoni Gaudi is definitely most famous attraction in this city. According to authorities of the city Sagrada Familia will be finished until 2026.
Other Barcelona activities that should be taken into account are Parc Güell and Barcelona museums. Parc Guell, one of Barcelona's surreal places, is protected by UNESCO. It is filled with psychedelic sculptures, paths and masks. From all the museums that you can see in Barcelona, the Museu Picasso is the one that should be chosen for visiting. Placed in the center of the Old Quarter, it gives you the opportunity to get acquainted with great works of the most famous artists and painters.
Among the most exciting Barcelona activities there are walk throughout the most famous boulevard Les Rambles, trip to the top of the Mount Tabidabo for seeing the retro theme park and some others. Knowing that Barcelona is also famous by the football - the visit to Camp Nou, the home stadium of the FC Barcelona is a must ( even if you are not a football fan ). This stadium is sometimes compared to Sagrada Familia with its popularity and it can accommodate around 99000 fans which is twice more than Rome’s Colosseum.
Where to shop
If you are shopoholic, Barcelona is the right place for you. Along the Las Rambles you will find many souvenir shops. In the same time please note that these shops are selling the products which are not authentic Catalan products. In majority of cases these products are overpriced.
Some of the finest shops can be seen at Barri Gotic. Here you don’t need to shop, you just shouldn't miss the beauty of the interiors that the shops have, especially the oldest candle shop Cereria Subirà, beautiful place decorated in the baroque style. Passeig De Gracia is the place where the amazing architecture and expansive outlets can be spotted.
Best places to eat
Knowing that Barcelona has some of the best Europe’s restaurants, you won’t make a mistake with your choice. Flash Flash, restaurant placed inside Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district is always a good choice. This place is decorated in the style of the ‘60s and is far known for its burgers and delicious tortillas, which you can find in 70 different recipes.
Best place for drinking
Barcelona is a city famous by its nightlife besides all other things. There are many bars and clubs to visit, but the best place that you must visit is L’Entresol, pleasant place with urban design and a huge array of tonics and gin. At this place are coming many famous faces, so don’t be surprised if you see somebody. The best thing about this place is probably the working time- you can enjoy in this place until the morning.
Where to sleep
All throughout Barcelona, there is Metro network so when choosing a place for staying the most important thing is to be near the underground station. Of course, if you can afford, the best place to stay is the center of the city and you can have all attractions around you. If you are looking for a non-expensive accommodation - stay in the hostels. The best hostel is Kabul, placed in the center of Barri Gòtic and the prices per night are about €26. This place is noisy, so if the peace is what you looking for, you should stay away from Kabul. Wonderful place for staying is also a novel hotel, where all rooms are designed individually. This modern hotel is located at the beginning of the boulevard and the prices per night are €99. If luxury is what you want, then Hotel DO Plaça Reial is the best match for you.