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The Picasso Museum

On November 17, 2009 By

The Picasso Museum, in Carrer de Montcada in the Barri Gòtic, is high on the list of essentials for many of Barcelona’s visitors.

Not only does this incredible museum give you a wonderful opportunity of seeing some of the famous artist’s most notable work, but they are also housed in sensational surroundings.

Pablo Picasso reached […]

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Plaça Sant Jaume

On September 15, 2009 By

If there is one single place that local people consider to be the very heartbeat of Barcelona, then it is probably Plaça Sant Jaume, the place where the proclamation was read in 1931 establishing a Catalan State; and the place where Josep Tarradellas was emotionally welcomed back in 1977 after his exile in France.

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Barcelona Cathedral

On September 8, 2009 By

Barcelona Cathedral is a cool sanctuary on a hot summer’s day but, much more than that, it is a building containing wonderful Gothic detail, immense scale and yet still retaining a pervading atmosphere of peace and spirituality.

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Santa Maria del Mar

On June 19, 2009 By

It might seem strange that a building whose insides were devastated by fire over 70 years ago is considered by many to be Barcelona’s most beautiful church – but that is true of the Església de Santa Maria del Mar; the Church of Saint Mary of the Sea.

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