What to See

Here you’ll get useful info on what to see in Barcelona whether it’s your first time in the city or you’re a bonafide BCN expert!

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    Ash | April 3, 2023 | 6 comments
    Palau Guell – Visit Gaudi’s Unbelievable Urban Palace

    In the heart of the city just steps from La Rambla you’ll find Palau Guell Palace: it’s straight out of a Gothic fairy tale (if those exist!) with its daring dark colours and rich wrought iron ornamentation. Palau Guell is actually a mansion built for a textile tycoon and his 10 children. What we today call […]

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    Ash | February 12, 2022 | 7 comments
    Casa Vicens: Visit Gaudi’s First Barcelona Masterpiece

    Imagine a colourful, neoclassical, slightly oriental construction in the middle of Gracia like an oasis in the middle of the desert: this is Casa Vicens. The first and least known Antoni Gaudi building is this extravagant house – that from 1888 until the 15th of November 2017 was completely closed to visitors. But now? You […]

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    Ash | January 3, 2023 | 6 comments
    Visit the Hospital de Sant Pau Barcelona (Modernist Hospital)

    The ornate Hospital de Sant Pau is a grand old hospital. It just happens to be one of the most complex art nouveau-style buildings in all of Europe. This magical hospital, full name Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, actually helped rehabilitate the sick with light and art – revolutionary stuff! Let’s take […]

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    Ash | November 3, 2018 | 21 comments
    The Barcelona Cathedral in the Gothic Quarter (La Seu)

    The Barcelona Cathedral may not get the attention of its more famous, spikier counterpart up the road – but this cathedral in the Gothic Quarter definitely warrants a visit. Visiting the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia gives you a greater understanding of Barcelona’s history via some pretty bad-ass Gothic styling… and tickets cost much […]