9 best free sights of Barcelona
Barcelona is one of the most favourite and visited cities in the world! Millions of people annually meet its 2000-year history, go shopping on brisk streets, walking among magnificent parks, stand in a shadow of an incomplete basilica Sagrada Familia, study the modern arts or just sunbathe on the sun in parks and on beaches after a stormy night of entertainments.
The Mediterranean climate of the city, beaches and unique mix of modern design and classical culture, do Barcelona by the attractive place for all tourists in Spain. Barcelona not the so cheap city, but, fortunately, is many free sights available to all. Here 9 most interesting free sights of Barcelona.
It is the biggest pedestrian street in the center of Barcelona which, perhaps, is also the most known street in all Spain. Here always is what to look at, especially in the summer. It is almost completely forced by all pavilions with souvenirs, flowers and food. Walk down the street, of course, is absolutely free though, you will have a set of temptations and opportunities to spend couple of hundreds of euros, but, eventually, it is necessary to pay for pleasure.
The mountain area hanging over Barcelona was a hostess at opening of the Summer Olympic Games in 1992. Today this district includes gardens, the museums, the magnificent National palace, and also numerous fine landscapes. The most popular place of interest the Magic fountain, with its light and snow show is considered here. The national museum of arts of Catalonia also is in Monzhuik, and every 1st Sunday of month an entrance to it free.
One of the main sights of Barcelona, of course, beaches. All beaches here absolutely free and in spite of the fact that during a summer season they are rather populous, you by all means should visit them.
Walk on the embankment
For those who don’t love water entertainments walks on the coastal pedestrian zone of Barcelona is a magnificent opportunity to enjoy blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, without having wetted legs. Coastal areas just teem with various small restaurants and shops, but even if you have no spare cash, it is worth descending there.
Gothic quarter – part of the Old city of Barcelona, and, as appears from its name, includes a set of Gothic buildings. One of the most remarkable Gothic buildings are the basilica of Santa-Maria-del-Mar dated the 14th century and Evlaliya cathedral Saint here.
Located close to La Rambla, the market La Bokeria enjoys popularity both among local, and among tourists. Here constantly people who make purchases teem, and others just look and enjoy the atmosphere. If all of you still want to spend a little money, certainly, this correct place. Huge counters with magnificent bread, seafood, meat, wine, flowers, and also craft objects.
La – Sagrada Familia
Perhaps, the most remarkable place of interest of Barcelona, though not free. If you want to enter in a cathedral, you should pay a small contribution, but beauty of the building can be estimated and outside.
Park of the Citadel
The huge green space of park is full of opportunities for entertainments – numerous sports grounds, a pond and even a zoo. The building of parliament of local administration of Catalonia also is in park.
Area of Catalonia
This square is placed in the center of Barcelona and reminds public places for meetings which can be seen across all Spain. Fountains and statues do it by especially interesting place sated with the inexpressible atmosphere, especially at night.
The best way to enjoy all sights of Barcelona is to combine visit of the city with rest in Spain.