Barcelona is the capital city of Catalonia and Spain's largest city after Madrid. Barcelona is famous for its interesting city settlement from the 1900s. The artist, Gaudi, who guided the modern art movement, has a lot of work in the city. Gaudí's work represents a series of outstanding examples of the building typology in the architecture of the early 20th century. Known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Barcelona hosts thousands of tourists every year.
Due to the dominance of the Catalans, the bullfighting and flamenco, which came to mind in Spain, left their place in Sardinian dance in Barcelona. You shouldn’t be returned home without seeing The Sagrada Familia, which has become a symbol of Barcelona. It also has the signature of Gaudi and has been under construction since 1882. This sacred family church, which is also home to the grave of Gaudi will be completed in 2030.
Many of these architectural and historical values of the city have been recognized as UNESCO world heritage sites. Park Güell, Casa Mila, Sagrada Familia, Casa Batllo and Hospital de Sant Pau are just some of them. The city is also home to magnificent artists such as Picasso, Miro or Dali.
Barcelona does not just stand out with its architecture or art. The city also offers very good options for summer holiday lovers. There are many clean and spacious beaches that you can reach both in the city center and in a short time by train. All these features keep the city's economy at the top. With the contributions of Barcelona, Catalonia is among the wealthiest regions of the world. And also trade fairs, industrial productions and fashion contribute to this richness.
It is usually one of the best choices to travel between May and October when the city has good weather. In this period, temperatures vary between 25-32 degrees. It creates an ideal period for summer vacation.
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