Barcelonasecond after Madrid in terms of population in the country.
The historic capital of Catalonia, the largest port in the Mediterranean.
The old town near the bay, surrounded by walls by 1860, forms a hexagon with streets, one of which is Ramblas, which crosses it from end to end.
In the center is located the famous, full of proud antiquity, Barrio Gotico - the Gothic Quarter, the highest point of which is the Barcelona Acropolis. Here stands the cathedral, which was built for six centuries.
Here Pablo Picasso, Juan Miro, Bunoel and the brilliant architect studied at the art school:
His creations are Park Guell, Mila House, Episcopal Palace, El Capriccio, La Pedrera, Battle House, balustrades of arbors, all sorts of bars, fences, stained glass windows! ... Finally, the Holy Family Cathedral is one of the most incredible and fantastic buildings of the XX century, which has become the unofficial symbol of today's Barcelona.
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