Park Güell It is located in the northern part of the Barcelona, over the Gracia neighborhood. This construction was done by Gaudi and the UNESCO declared it universal monument in 1984. The close study of this park, in general and in its many details, allows us to enter the imaginative world of Gaudí and have a glimpse of his conception of total architecture.
Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) It is considered the most important work of Gaudi. In 1883 Gaudí was named successor of Francisco de Paula in the construction of a church dedicated to the Holy Family, Gaudi worked on it until his death. The artist uses complex religious symbols. The initial project planned for 18 bell towers covered by glass mosaics built specially in Murano (Italia) to protect them from inclement weather.
Las Ramblas, Barcelona
This 2 kms. long Boulevard, located between Plaza de Catalonia and the port, is
the best place to get to know the essence of Barcelona. In it, we find the most
pictorial environment: passer bys of all ages and social status, numerous stands
of flowers, fruits, birds, and people who clean shoes, the fount of Canaletes
(where you have to drink from to become an inhabitant of Barcelona), traveling
theaters, shopping malls, cafeterias, terraces and theaters.
The Olympic Port One of the most important improvements in preparation for the Barcelona ´92 Olympics was the land development plan that took place in the neighborhood of Poble Nou, transforming from an area of small and middle sized businesses, garage shops and industrial buildings into the current Vila Olímpica, residence to the athletes during the Olympic Games. It is now an urban residential neighborhood. The perfectly well conditioned beaches, provided with excellent services, invite the traveler to take a stroll.