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Barcelona, capital of Catalonia. Founded as a Roman city, it became the capital of the County of Barcelona. After merging with the Kingdom of Aragon, Barcelona continued to be an important city in the Crown of Aragon. Besieged several times during its history it has a rich cultural heritage and is now an important cultural centre. Particularly renowned are the architectural works of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner.

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Ten of the best Barcelona attractions

Barcelona has one of the world's best beaches, a bustling city centre, dazzling nightlife and bundles of history so discover the best Barcelona attractions.


Casa Batlló is a renowned building located in the heart of Barcelona and is one of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces. Casa Batlló is a remodel of a previously built house. It was redesigned in 1904 by Gaudí and has been refurbished several times after that. Casa Batlló evokes the creativity and playfulness of Gaudí’s work through the incrassate facades and creative floors.