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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.

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