Barcelona

Bon Dia, Barcelona. Two things flashed into my mind when I decided to go to Barcelona: FC Barcelona and Antoni Gaudi. Both are always in the heart and mind of every Barcelona people. The following are photologues of my one and half day visit to Barcelona on 19 February 2011. Full descriptions of each picture will follow. Enjoy.
Plaza Catalunya (as seen from the window of my hotel room - Hotel Medium Monegal)

 

Midnight at La Rambla
Plaza Catalunya during the weekend daytime
Torre Agbar

 

144-m high Torre Agbar
Arc de Triomf
Antoni Gaudi's Casa Batllo

 

Casa Batlo - Gaudi's signature: no sharp edges & mozaics
Casa Mila (La Pedrera) - another Gaudi's
Sagrada Familia

 

A Gaudi's signature at Sagrada Familia - mozaics and curves
Barcelona from Parc Guell
Parc Guell

 

The Gaudi's mozaic lizard - probably a must photo spot in Parc Guell
Antoni Gaudi's museum
Entrance to Parc Guell
Tibidabo
I am at Camp Nou!
At Camp Nou FC Barcelona
Port Barcelona
Rambla de Mar
Plaza Espanya

 

Caixa Forum
National Museum of Art of Catalonia (MNAC)
From MNAC overlooking Plaza Espanya
Telefonica Tower at Montjuic
Anella Olimpica de Montjuic (Sports complex for 1992 Olympiad)
Magical Fountain with MNAC as a background

 

Universitat de Barcelona

 

Biblioteca
Hospital

 

Museu D'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)
Mercat St.Josep (La Boqueria)
La Rambla - after the rain
Plaza Nova
Cathedral
Roman Wall and Defence Tower

 

Estacio de Franca
Natural Science Museum
Museu Picasso

 

Sta M del Mar
Passeig D'Isabel II
Correus Telegrafs
Barcelona Column and Montjuic as backgrounds

 

Moll de la Fusta with Cigala (lobster) sculpture
Barcelona Column (at the sea end of La Rambla)
La Rambla

 

Plaza Reial
Plaza Reial
La Rambla
La Rambla street performers
Plaza Catalunya
Plaza Catalunya looking northwest
Bus to airport starts and ends here on the eastside of Plaza Catalunya
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3 thoughts on “Barcelona”

  1. Love this Blog.
    We went to Barcelona when Qatar Airways first opened it up last year and my wife & kids all loved the place.
    look forward to going back.
    cheers

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