An entire zone urbanised specifically for the 1992 Olympic
Games. Both cultural and sporting events are now held here.
Sites include the Lluís Companys Olympic Stadium,
the Palau Sant Jordi and the Bernat Picornell
swimming pools, as well as the INEF national physical
education institute building.
One of Gaudí's most outstanding architectural
and decorative jewels featuring magnificent Art Nouveau elements.
Open seven days a week, from 09.00 to 14.00.
Casa Milà (La Pedrera)
Antoni Gaudí`s most important civil work,
now contains several permanent exhibition areas, including
an apartment decorated in early-20th-century style. Visitors
can also go up to the roof, with excellent views over the
Eixample district and the Temple of La Sagrada
Familia. Small concert performances are also given here
in summer. Hours: from 10.00 to 20.00. Price: 7 EUROS
Catedral de Barcelona
Work on this cathedral began in the 13th century it was finally
finished six centuries later! The most interesting thing about
this building are its Gothic features. Open 9am -
1pm and 4pm - 7pm, Saturdays and Sundays, 5pm - 6pm.
Estadi Futbol Nou Camp
This remarkable building belongs to F.C. Barcelona,
it includes the Palau Blaugrana, the Mini-Estadi
and an ice-rink!
This park, open to the public, is the result of the commission
Gaudí received from Count Güell
to plan and build a garden city. Declared World Heritage
by UNESCO, the park is open from 10.00 to 21.00.
Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família
Probably Gaudí's most famous work, a prime
example of his visionary genius, and a symbol of the city
known throughout the world. Starting in 1883, the architect
devoted the last years of his life to this ambitious work,
although it was still unfinished when he died in 1926. Open
every day 9 am - 6 pm (later in Summer months). Guided tours
are also available.