Barcelona is 's second largest city, with a population of nearly two million people, and the capital of . A major port on the northeastern Mediterranean coast of Spain, Barcelona has a wide variety of attractions that bring in tourists from around the globe.
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is, as its name suggests, the oldest part of Barcelona. Photo: MHlopov, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is the quarter designed during the middle of the 19th century by Ildefons Cerdà, expanding the medieval city of Barcelona into space left empty for defense outside the city walls. Photo: MHlopov, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a district in the southwest of Barcelona. Photo: Jtcurses, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a district of Barcelona and is the most distinctively Catalan neighborhood within easy walking distance of the city centre. Photo: Shaundd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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The is a concert hall in Barcelona, , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, abbreviated as MNAC, is the national museum of visual art located in Barcelona, , . is situated 2 km southwest of Barcelona. Photo: MARIA ROSA FERRE ✿, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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The is a mansion designed by the architect Antoni Gaudí for the industrial tycoon Eusebi Güell and built between 1886 and 1888. Photo: Thomas Ledl, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is a church in the district of Barcelona, , built between 1329 and 1383 at the height of Principality of Catalonia's maritime and mercantile preeminence. Photo: Baldiri, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a district in Barcelona which extends north of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The are the districts that ring the main part of Barcelona. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

isn’t a beautiful city. It’s a "bedroom town" southwest of Barcelona. Photo: Ralcaraz, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is situated 4 km west of Barcelona. Photo: Carlos L´H, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 4½ km west of Barcelona. Photo: Pere prlpz, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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