12 Famous Barcelona Tourist Sights & Attractions To Witness The Catalan Capital’s Charms

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Whether you are a die-hard fan of FC Barcelona, an architectural enthusiast that salutes the works of Antoni Gaudí or simply an admirer of the surreal Spanish coasts, Barcelona is a magnet for tourists from all over the globe. Catalonia’s cosmopolitan capital boasts an eclectic mix of diverse culture, tantalising tapas as well as a rich architectural history.

It certainly is not difficult to fall in love with this Spanish city, especially in the presence of its hospitable locals and breathtaking scenic spots. Amidst modern skyscrapers and colossal shopping plazas, there still lies picturesque monuments that have withstood the test of time and give Barcelona its irresistible charm.

This list puts together the top 12 places and sights that you simply must visit to be able to better fathom the reason why Barcelona is what it is today. Here Are 12 Notable Places In Barcelona To Witness The Catalan Capital’s Charms.


10 Important Things To Note Before Travelling To Europe

Travelling to Europe

A trip to Europe is always an exciting one to look forward to. From jaw-dropping landscapes to majestic structures (seriously, I can never get how detailed some of the buildings are, especially when they were built without the technology we’ve got today), each holiday there feels like a unique adventure. So make your trip a fruitful one with these 10 things to note before travelling to Europe.


Barcelona’s Top 11 Tapas Bars That You Must Try At Least Once

Barcelona Best Tapas

Eating tapas is a quintessential thing to do when in Barcelona, and the variations are aplenty so there will always be something to try every day. Call it a lifestyle maybe, and we really love how the Spanish indulge in the art of waking up late and lingering around tapas bars when the whole world is hard at work.

We bar-hopped every day when in Barcelona, ate more tapas in one week than we ever did in our whole lives, and our perceptions will never be the same again. Because apart from the interesting creations that we would never otherwise get in Singapore, eating tapas and sipping wine in Barcelona is an exceptionally sexy thing to do – especially when you sit outdoors on tree-lined paths, and when you have Latino music looping in the background

Here is our guide to Barcelona’s Top 11 Tapas Bars that you must try at least once in your life.


5 Food Destinations in Barcelona that You Must Dine At

Barcelona Restaurants Guide

Spain is indeed unlike any country that I had ever visited; its rich tradition and interesting culture can never be mimicked nor replaced. Spanish cuisine is such a joy to explore! My gastronomical odyssey across Barcelona was a fulfilling one as I dug into fragrant paella and tranches of fresh seafood tapas.

I have listed 5 must-visit restaurants in Barcelona, from an internationally acclaimed tapas bar with over 100 years of history to a relatively new designer ice cream stop that is taking Barcelona by storm.


Tapas Bar Hopping in Barcelona

Barcelona Sagranda Familia

Barcelona is an amazing city. The weather is perfect, the locals are friendly, the shopping is great, and of course, I like the fact that people here love dining till late.

Whenever I go to a city that I really like, I always find myself envisioning a future staying there. After spending the first day in the capital of Catalonia, I told myself: “I could live in Barcelona!”

It has always been my dream to visit Spain, and eat Spanish tapas while bar-hopping. I managed to go to some of the eating spots that a few readers recommended when I mentioned on twitter that I was heading to Barcelona.