Top 10 Must-See Attractions in Barcelona, Spain

Are you planning a vacation to Barcelona? There are so many things to see and do in the city, here are the top 10 things to do and see in the capital of Catalonia.

La Sagrada Família

This magnificent Cathedral designed by the famous architect Antonio Gaudi is the third most visited monument in Spain so expect long queues when visiting.

Las Ramblas

Las Ramblas is another attraction designed by Gaudi. Here you will find the most famous boulevards in the city and probably in Spain. These boulevards are packed with street artists, musicians, and lots of tourists. This is a favorite area for pickpocketers and bag Snatchers so be alert.

Barcelona Football Club Stadium

The next attraction is the Barcelona Football Club Stadium and museum. This is a must-see attraction no matter if you are a football fan or just a tourist passing by. By the way, children just love this place.

Place la Barceloneta Beach

Once the sun is out in this amazing Beach is where you can find tourists and locals as one. Take a walk, have a delightful paella on the boardwalk, or just bring your own wine and glasses. Relax and immerse yourself in the Barcelona way of life.

Gothic Quarter

This place is packed with notable landmarks and lots of eye candy. The fashionable quarter is full of antique shops, boutiques, art galleries, and fine dining bars and restaurants that will blow your mind.

Parc Guell

This is a unique natural park designed by architect Antonio Gaudi, it is absolutely splendid. Kids love spending time here and one could get amazing panoramic views of the city. Don’t miss the dragon fountain or the supported terrace and remember to wear comfortable shoes.

Passeig de Gracia

Whether you are on a shopping trip or not, Passeig de Gracia is the one street you do not want to miss. You will find unique boutiques, restaurants, and two of Gaudi’s most famous houses – Casa Milà known as La Pedrera and Casa Badou here. All of this makes this street a must visit hot spot.

La Boqueria Market

Located at Las Ramblas, this market has anything you could ever imagine from traditional Spanish meats to exotic fruits from all over the world.

Mont Juic

Climb the hill to visit the National Art Museum of Catalunya as well as a Joan Miró foundation with its permanent exhibition of his great masterpieces. Do not miss the magical fountain show which takes place in the evening.


Tibidabo is one of the newest and largest churches in Barcelona. You could climb up the church and get to the sculpture of the Sacred Heart on top of it. Nearby on the Tibidabo mountain, you could find an amusement park and my best bit phenomenal views of Barcelona.