Barcelona

Sagrada Familia

Sagrada Familia – an eternal construction site

For Berlin it’s the BER airport, for Barcelona, it’s the Sagrada Familia. A never-ending, massive construction project! There is a difference between the two though: Construction in Barcelona has been going on for much longer and there are no construction plans.

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Bullfighting arena La Monumental

Bullfighting arena “La Monumental”

Drawn in by the oriental looking towers we suddenly found ourselves in the bullfighting arena La Monumental, right in the middle of a residential area of Barcelona.

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Poble Espanyol

Poble Espanyol – World Exhibition 1929

Right beneath the Montjuïc mountain lies the Poble Espanyol. This “Spanish Village” was built for the 1929 World Exhibition in Barcelona.

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Hospital de Sant Pau

Another insider tip: Hospital de Sant Pau

The Hospital de Sant Pau is within walking distance of our apartment. The number of visitors is still low, but it is only a matter of time until this impressive hospital complex will receive the same cult status that the famous Gaudí buildings hold.

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A visit to the Montserrat Monastery

A visit to the Montserrat Monastery

Since we had quite a long stay in Barcelona, we soon decided to also visit Montserrat. Picking a day to go was also easy: Sunday – a day when usually none of our phones ring. I had booked our all-inclusive package in advance online.

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