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Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Barcelona

Barcelona lies on the Coast Dorada, between the mouths of the Riu Besós and the Riu Llobregat. It is Spain's largest city after Madrid. Barcelona is a major tourist destination with mild, humid winters and warm, dry summers.

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La Rambla

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One of the most popular hangouts in Barcelona, the Ramblas is a lively thoroughfare in the heart of the city. The Ramblas features a flower and bird market as well as various street-side performances.

Montjuïc

Stretching across an area of 700 feet is the popularly visited Montjuic area. The area features large parks and museums, and is especially well-liked for its scenic surroundings and rich vegetation.

Gothic Quarter

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Port

The Barcelona Port covers a large stretch of coastline, although most tourists head for the International Trade Center and promenade at the northeast end.

Citadel Park

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Pedralbes

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North Districts

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Eixample

The Eixample district, just outside of the old city center, expanded during the rise of modernism. The result can be seen in the architecture, with buildings by such well known architects as Antoni Gaudí.

Little Barcelona

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