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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.
- 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).
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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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