A Short Guide For Barcelona

A short guide for Barcelona

Matthew Talbot

Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain with two million inhabitants, and it is the capital of Catalonia. Barcelona has won international recognition for the Olympic Games in 1992, which brought a massive influx of tourism in the city. Barcelona has a Mediterranean climate with mild wet winters and warm, dry summers. As a rule, in the summer season lasts about six months, from May to October. December, January and February are the coldest months, but the large fluctuations in temperature rarely, especially in the summer months.

Barcelona has since become one of the most popular city break destinations in Europe due to its unique and spectacular views of the city.

Where to go?

Temple de la Sagrada Familia – a gigantic temple made in the form of a Latin cross, with five points and three facades of the master architect Antonio Gaudi. The temple is best known for its slender towers, which rise almost 100 meters above the ground and adorned with turrets and ceramics.The zaversheny sections of the museum you can explore at your leisure. If you have time for only one ekskursii picnic, it should be. La Sagrada Familia inspires fear in his high altitude and unusual design, although it is still not finished after more than 100 years old.

CosmoCaixa Barcelona – Barcelona Science and Nature Museum CosmoCaixa, which was renovated in 2004 and 2006. Since then he has gained recognition as the best museum in Europe. Here you can walk through the forest, explore the universe in the planetarium, or visit the TOCA TOCA! – Where you can play with animals such as sea stars, fish and desert mice. It has a planetarium, which is a high dome 14 meters in diameter. Here you will travel back in time and space, and learn everything about the universe, and meteors.

Aquarium of Barcelona – Barcelona is one of the largest aquariums in the world. Here you can go into a tunnel under the water while the sharks swim right over your head. Barcelona Zoo is also home to lions, gorillas, chimpanzees, hippos, rhinos, giraffes and elephants. Zoo-separated areas within the field of the world where the animals with. It is located in a beautiful park de la Ciutadella, is the perfect place to spend a sunny day in Barcelona. There is a pleasant and scenic areas to sit and relax, as well as over 325 species of animals to see.

Picasso Museum – is the most visited art gallery. The museum mainly displays his early work, but the exhibition also includes examples of his later works. Since all of his works in chronological order, you can easily follow the development of this extraordinary artist.

What to eat?

Barcelona on the Mediterranean Sea, so that most of their meals are served seafood. Nearby Valencia and France also had an impact in the kitchen in Barcelona.

Fideua – He is described as thin, short noodles mixed with poultry, meat, vegetables and seafood. This is their version of paella.

Calcotada – it’s kind of a local children’s bow is Calcots. Calcots burned on an open fire, and then stewed with special sauce Catalan tomato, garlic and olive oil, almonds called Romesco.

Sarsuela – Variety is the Catalan food – a combination of seafood such as prawns, various kinds of white fish, mussels, clams, lobsters, squid, shrimp and crayfish. These ingredients are mixed with lemon, tomatoes, olive oil, sherry, white wine, red pepper and spices in another pan.

Crema Catalana – This is a delicious kind of desert, cold cream with a crunchy caramelized sugar coating.

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