10 Best Places to Visit in Barcelona, Spain

10 Best Places to Visit in Barcelona, Spain One of the countries in Europe to visit is of course Spain. Not only famous for cool sports clubs like Barcelona and Real Madrid, Spain also keeps many interesting sights. Here are 10 best spots in Spain.

1. Bilbao

Bilbao is best known as an important port and industrial city in northern Spain until the construction of an architectural marvel in the 1990s known as the Guggenheim Museum. Since then, the capital of Vizcaya has experienced a rapid development in the field of tourism, which impacts on economic growth and revitalization of many hidden gems and makes it one of the best places to visit in Spain.

2. Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela is the capital of the Galician region in northwestern Spain. This place is famous as the ultimate destination of traditional pray travel known as Camino de Santiago. Today, the city attracts thousands of visitors every year, both for its religious and historical traditions.

3. Toledo

Perched on a hilltop in central Spain, Toledo was the capital of Spain until the 16th century. Having been inhabited by Jews, Christians, and Muslims for centuries, the city is sometimes called "The City of Three Cultures". Now, Toledo is a favorite tourist spot because of its rich historical art and architecture that reminds us of the Roman Empire.

4. Montjuic

Montjuic which means 'Mount Jews' is a shallow hill located in the southwest of the city of Barcelona. In the eastern part of the hill is a cliff with incredible scenery that can be used as a very beautiful photo background. Close to the foothills, there is a bustling city. Some of the best attractions of Montjuic are Nacional Island, Magic Fountain, Pavello Mies Van der Rohe and Poble Espanyol. For those of you who love the outdoors, it is advisable to visit Nou Jardi Botanic. This place is a botanical garden that offers thousands of plant species. The park was created in the 90s, before the 1992 Olympics hosted by Barcelona.

5. San Sebastian

San Sebastian is the provincial capital of Gipuzkoa, located in the Basque country of northern Spain off the Gulf of Biscay. This beautiful coastal city is well-loved for its stunning beaches and outstanding culinary traditions.

6. Casa Mila

Also known as La Pedrera is a building in Catalonia, Spain which was also designed by Antoni Gaudi. This historic structure was established between 1906 and 1912, this building is regarded as the most eccentric work of all the creations of Antoni Gaudi. The unique thing about Casa Mila is its twisted form makes this building a must visit. Inside, Casa Mila keeps some of Gaudi's works.

7. Seville

Seville offers incredible sights, lively festivals and exciting nightlife which makes it one of the best places to visit in Southern Spain. The city is home to many beautiful and important historical places. One of the most famous is the Grand Cathedral of Seville, which is believed to be where Christopher Columbus was buried.

8. Granada

Located at the base of the Sierra Nevada mountains in southern Spain, Granada is the provincial capital of Granada. Granada offers a perfect blend of traditional culture, nightlife and spectacular attractions including the Alhambra, a peak of Moorish art that summarizes the history of Andalusia and is one of the great architectural landscapes of Europe.

9. Madrid

The capital of Spain and the largest city in the country, Madrid, is widely known for its mala life. Home to a number of universities, the city boasts an ethnic diversity, which makes it one of Europe's most colorful cities.

10. Barcelona

Located in northeastern Spain, Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia in Spain. The city is also the second largest city in Spain with the largest population and largest metropolis in the Mediterranean Sea. The city is also famous for its stunning natural scenery, colorful streets, as well as culinary tours of various kinds Read Also :
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