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    Barcelona is the Catalan capital, and big city by the Med. catapulted itself from a relative backwater to destination number 1 for city breaks with the Olympics held there in 1992, and soon after the birth of the low cost airlines.
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    Tibidabo - must do!!! It is an 1930s amusement park that also has modern rides. And go all the way up to the top of the cathedral- that little spiral staircase seems endless, but you will be rewarded with an absolutely breathtaking view!!)). You can get there by metro-type train and then take a funicular.

    Sagrada Familia Gaudi's Cathedral.  There are lots of other Gaudi buildings around the city; especially Parc Guell and Batilo. They are worth it, despite Gaudi is a polarizing artist. Peter Gabriel wrote "In Your Eyes" after visiting Sagarda Familia.

    Oh! La Rambla.  Well you'll want hang out with the other tourists, right? Maybe get pick pocketed.

    Also, Montjuic. Hopefully you'll might catch a concert there if you're here on a weekend.   On Montjuic you can see the Olympic Stadium and you can walk in, but also the Miro Museum is there and, the Catalonia National Museum is underrated and incredible, medieval art you don't see other places and extraordinary view. Pool on Montjuic is extraordinary.

    Spend an evening dining on the beach in seafood shack.

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    Food recommendations:
    - Paco Meralgo (a must!): Carrer de Muntaner, 171 - tapas and small plates, perfect for trying as many as possible. Everything is delicious. Get the tuna, gambas, croquettes, fried artichoke.

    La Boqueria: food market (a must!). Everything is AMAZING and there are tons of stalls selling food right there. One of the stalls is called Kiosko Universal, the best gambas (shrimp) is served here. Another one is Bar Pinto (chick peas and octopus).

    Els 4 gats (tapas)

    Tapas 24 and can ramonet for dinner, also try eating at one of the food counters in the back of the market off of las ramblas. Make sure to walk around the neighborhood barceloneta- reminiscent of the east village. Take the metro there, super quick and easy!

    Eat at Llamber, and look into the Runnerbean Gaudi walking tour. It's a few hours but they bring you to each of his main architectural works in the city and it ends at Sagrada Familia. Great overview especially earlier in your trip because they give details on which of those are worth buying extra tickets for and it helps give a lay of the land.

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    Minor crime is sadly very common. Pickpockets have no qualms to rob mothers with prams on the metro for example; shoving you by as the doors close - knowing you cannot chase them. Be sensible, carry less cash and valuables if possible. It might well happen to you.
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    Shopping you can do that in La Rambla or in malls like Gran Via, Diagonal or Maremagnum (there is a ln aquarium in that mall). For high class shopping there is a village near Barcelona Larocca.

    They have turned the old bullring building (near Plaza Espanya) into a shopping centre; might be worthwhile if you other half is more into history than buying stuff.
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      • La Boqueria
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      • La Rambla, Barcelona
        0.41 Km from Barcelona
        La Rambla (Catalan pronunciation: [ɫə ˈrambɫə]) is a street in central Barcelona, popular with tourists and locals alike. A tree-lined pedestrian mall, it stretches for 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi) connecting Plaça de Catalunya in the centre with the Christopher Columbus Monument at Port Vell. La Rambla forms the boundary between the quarters of Barri Gòtic, to the east, and El Raval, to the west. La Rambla can be crowded, especially during the height of the tourist season. Its popularity with touri...
      • Liceu
        0.53 Km from Barcelona
        The Gran Teatre del Liceu (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈɡɾan teˈatɾə ðəɫ ɫiˈsɛw]), or simply Liceu in Catalan and Liceo in Spanish, is an opera house on La Rambla in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The Liceu opened on 4 April 1847.
      • Centre d'Art Santa Mònica
        0.90 Km from Barcelona
        Centre d'Art Santa Mònica (CASM), more commonly abbreviated as Arts Santa Mònica, is a public venue in Barcelona, (Catalonia) opened in 1988, for exhibiting traveling contemporary art. It is located in the Raval side of Rambla de Santa Mònica (Ciutat Vella district). It hosts a number of travelling expositions of contemporary Spanish and international artists every year. Entrance is free. The building that hosts CASM is a 1626 Renaissance convent that became a monument of national interest in 19...
      • Filmoteca de Catalunya
        0.94 Km from Barcelona
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      • Aquarium Barcelona
        1.30 Km from Barcelona
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      • Parliament of Catalonia
        1.33 Km from Barcelona
        The Parliament of Catalonia (Catalan: Parlament de Catalunya, IPA: [pərɫəˈmen də kətəˈɫuɲə]) is the unicameral legislature of Catalonia (Spain). It is formed by 135 members ("diputats"), who are elected every four years or after extraordinary dissolution, chosen by universal suffrage in lists with four constituencies, the Catalan provinces. The Parliament building is located in Ciutadella Park. The most recent parliamentary elections were held on November 25, 2012. The centre-right rul...
      • L'Auditori
        1.79 Km from Barcelona
        L'Auditori (Catalan pronunciation: [ɫəwðitɔɾi]) is a modern building of 42,000 square metres designed by the architect Rafael Moneo, opened on 22 March 1999, in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. It is in the centre of the new pole of urban development of Plaça de les Glòries, which brings together the three widest and longest avenues in the city (Diagonal, Gran Via and Meridiana) near the old centre of the city, its ‘Avenue’, next to the National Theatre, Glòries junction, the opening of the Diagonal...
      • Hotel Torre Catalunya
        2.65 Km from Barcelona
        Hotel Torre Catalunya (also full name Gran Hotel Torre de Catalunya) is a skyscraper and hotel in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. Completed in 1970, has 25 floors and rises 100 metres (including mast) and 80 metres without mast. It is located near Barcelona Sants Railway Station, Plaça d'Espanya and three other skyscrapers: Edificio Allianz, Edificio Tarragona, Torre Núñez y Navarro.
      • Piscines Bernat Picornell
        2.90 Km from Barcelona
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      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 10.1 39.8 50.2 15.7
      Feb 10.8 42.7 51.4 16.8
      Mar 12.3 56.4 54.1 22.2
      Apr 14.2 54.1 57.6 21.3
      May 17.5 58.2 63.5 22.9
      Jun 21 46.6 69.8 18.3
      Jul 23.9 32.5 75 12.8
      Aug 24.1 46.8 75.4 18.4
      Sep 21.7 79.6 71.1 31.3
      Oct 18 95.8 64.4 37.7
      Nov 13.6 54.8 56.5 21.6
      Dec 11 56.5 51.8 22.2

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          Bombeta is a great tapas bar, near the Aquarium and Barceloneta Metro
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