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5 Barcelona Experiences Not to Miss!

Barcelona is one of the most cherished cities in Spain that attracts millions of tourists every year. It's not that hard to understand why Barcelona offers an experience that few other cities can provide. Travelers seek after Barcelona for its picturesque cityscapes that combine modern and medieval architecture and the various cultural experiences in the city.

If you are considering visiting Barcelona for your next family vacation, here are the top 5 experiences that you don't want to miss:

1. La Sagrada Familia

If there is one destination that comes to mind when people mention Barcelona, it's probably La Sagrada Familia. This church is famous because even after 138 years from its construction, which started in 1882, it is still unfinished. Curious visitors can visit the Crypt, Nave, Shop, Museum, and the Passion and Nativity steeples of La Sagrada Familia.

2. Catedral de Barcelona

Catedral de Barcelona is Barcelona's principal cathedral. While you are here, you can appreciate the exquisite artisanship of the cathedral, from its exterior details to its gold furnishings. Tourists have the opportunity to visit the top of the cathedral to see the spires up close and enjoy the sight of some prime city views.

3. Tibidabo

Tibidabo is a hill overlooking Barcelona and it provides tourists a fantastic view of the city and miles of Barcelona's coastline. Occupying the top of the mountain is the Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor, famous for the colossal bronze statue of Jesus, and the Tibidabo Amusement Park that entertains kids and adults alike.

4. La Rambla

If strolling around cities is your thing, then you shouldn't miss visiting Barcelona's most famous street – La Rambla. You can find various cafes, kiosks, bars, and even historic buildings such as the Palace of the Virreina and the Liceu Theatre.

5. Camp Nou

Barcelona is a big football city. Even if you are not a fan, you shouldn't miss attending a football match at its home stadium, Camp Nou, the biggest in Europe. Travelers may also tour the FC Barcelona museum, located in the stadium, to appreciate Barcelona's love for football.

Visiting these five places will make your Barcelona trip worthwhile. If you want to create the best Barcelona vacation that fits the needs of your family, give me a call!

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