7 things to do in Barcelona

7 things to do in Barcelona


 FIRST: marvel unusual for a Catholic cathedral interior redemptive church of the Holy Family (La Sagrada Familia). Scaffolding then removed a year ago.

SECOND: work up an appetite for one of the oldest markets in the world and the Boqueria arrange a tasting at the counters with seafood.

THIRD: to marvel at the power of engineering, visiting the show “Magic Fountains” at Plaza de España.

FOURTH: after a walk in the park Guell catch his breath on one of the longest and “ergonomic” benches world. Creating it, Antoni Gaudi workers forced to sit on the bare bottoms of wet clay to the recess in the seat bulges meet the human body.

FIFTH: dare pat bat interactive hall Toca toca! Science Museum CosmoCaixa. Outside the museum looks like a normal building in Art Nouveau style. Inside – incredible space, ranked as the DNA molecule and combining the planetarium, the Amazon jungle and geological wall showing layers of the Earth’s crust.

SIXTH: recalculate white geese walking around in the courtyard of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Saint Eulalia. They will be 13 – so many years was the martyr Eulalia, who died at the hands of the Gentiles.

SEVENTH: to join the soccer stadium “Camp Nou» (Camp Nou), go to the commentator cab us, photographed on the field, in the locker rooms of athletes.

SEE Batlló House (Casa Batllo) Antonio Gaudi, aka “House of the bones.”

EAT fideuà – Catalan paella (rice instead use thin vermicelli) Restaurant Toc de Mar on the waterfront in the district of Barceloneta (20 euros for two servings).


DRINK cucumber or watermelon martini bar in Eclipse on the 26th floor of the hotel W Barcelona (12 euros).

LIVE Hotel H10 Port Vell in the El Born district, 200 meters from the beach and 10 minutes walk from the main streets (from 200 euros per night).

MOVE metro (2.15 euros per trip), and the ticket is valid for bus, tram, funicular.

Buy a gift Kaganer – figurine man squatting with his pants down – a symbol of wealth (12 euros) for myself – things from young designers Barcelona (pants from Miriam Ponsa for 119 euros).