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Art and Architecture in Barcelona
Barcelona is known for its architecture and history above most other things, so this is an entire section of articles about its art and architecture. Take a look at our holiday apartments in Barcelona, ideal for visiting the city with family or friends.
1. A walk through the Medieval neighbourhood
Take a walk through the Gothic Quarter. You'll discover the history of this neighbourhood with its buildings, streets, and squares, in this article.
2. A stroll through the Roman neighbourhood
When visiting a city, it's important to know its past, its architecture, and the origins. In this article we return to 1BC and get lost in the old city..
3. A stroll of the modernist areas (Part 1)
In the centre of Barcelona there are a number of delightfully different architectural styles. But it is impossible to overlook the uptown Barcelona, away from the tourist hotspots in zones like Eixample and Tibidabo's modernist buildings.
4. A stroll of the modernist areas (Part 2)
Part two continues into the farfetched world of Gaudí along Eixample Dret and the Sagrada Familia through his architectural works in the areas.
5. The churches of Barcelona
Explore the churches and cathedrals of Barcelona across the city. Eixample; a recent nineteenth century district and centre of Catalan modernism. The Gothic Quarter; with narrow streets and neo-gothic architecture. The Born district and authentic gothic buildings. Raval ; with the historic buildings in a modern setting. Then there's uptown Barcelona with its many churches. Discover it all in just two days!
6. The architectural styles of Barcelona
Discover Barcelona through its different architectural styles, from authentic Gothic to contemporary in a city that is changing every day. Barcelona is a multicultural city, which keeps track of its past while innovating, from Santa Maria del Mar Cathedral to Torre Agbar. You will see the contrast of two different worlds, both equally as impressive as the other.
7. Miró and Barcelona
Discover the works from Joan Miró in Barcelona. A mural at Barcelona airport, the Foundation Miró, mosaícs, statues, and more! An under-appreciated artist who gave so much to the progression of art as we know it.
8. Gaudí and Barcelona
Discover the works of Gaudí in Barcelona, with all six UNESCO World Heritage sites inside the city. Another that's not so well known, is not that far from Barcelona. Colònia Güell is an exciting visit for any architecture fan.
9. Top 10 art galleries in Barcelona
Barcelona has museums, monuments, beaches, and parks... And it also has art galleries in the hundreds! Here we show you 10 art galleries that you should visit.
10. Cinemas in Barcelona
The seventh art has a strong presence in Barcelona, discover the areas of the city that were used in films as a backdrop.
7 pieces of pop-up architecture in Barcelona
Get to know the 7 pieces of temporary pop-up architecture in Barcelona!
Guide: Uncover the Churches of Barcelona!
Discover the most beautiful Gothic, Neo-Gothic, Baroque, and Romanesque churches in Barcelona!
Take the Barcelona Miró Tour
Come experience the art of Miró in Barcelona with this online tour
Medieval Barcelona: Amongst History and Legends
Barcelona is an old old city... Let's discover its stories and legends from the Middle Ages!
#Route: A walk with the Romans through Barcelona
Discover the hidden remains of Roman Barcelona following this route!
The Secluded Gem by Gaudí - Colonia Güell
Discover another wonder from Gaudí, just some 10km outside of Barcelona
Modernism route in Barcelona - Part 1
Barcelona, the world capital of modernism. A walk through the modernist neighborhoods
What are the iconic architectural styles of Barcelona?
The architecture styles of Barcelona will take you on a trip through time...
Dalí Vs Miró: A Surreal Battle of Titans
These two Catalan surrealists battle it out. Who will be victorious...?
A hidden attraction opens for Gaudí fans
Torre Bellesguard opens to the public this September. Learn more about the building and how to ...
Which museums to visit in Barcelona?
Barcelona is a city of art with more than 60 museums ... These are the essential ones to visit
Lights... Camera... ACTION... Barcelona style!
All about my mother, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Perfume. All of these films and more were shot i...
A stroll through Eixample Dret in Barcelona
Eixample Dret. The modernist district par excellence.
Casa Milà Interior, Facade & Roof
Discover the most important features of the interior, facade and roof of La Pedrera in Barcelona
Casa Batlló Tickets & Visit Tips
If you admire Gaudi's genius, check out our article about one of the most famous of his creatio...
La Pedrera Tickets and Tips
Tips for before, during and after your visit to Casa Milà, also known as La Pedrera, in Barcelona.