Barcelona

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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flat in Barcelona

We found a great flat in Barcelona

We started looking for a flat in Barcelona early on, right after we had decided to spend about three weeks there.

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