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Impressive architecture and hip restaurants meet a sunny Spanish climate and beautiful beaches. This has transformed Barcelona, in just a few decades, from a rough port city into one of Europe's — if not the world's — premier destinations. Stroll along La Rambla and Passeig de Gràcia, admire Gaudí's masterpieces, visit the colourful Market of La Boqueria, lose yourself in the Gothic Quarter, bask in the sun at Barceloneta beach, and discover some of the city's vibrant late-night haunts while you're at it.

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CosmoCaixa Barcelona

CosmoCaixa, a science museum that attracts both kids and grown-ups, is one of the most thrilling museums in Barcelona and all of Spain. This hands-on museum offers physical, technical, geological, chemical, and mathematical experiments and with its permanent exhibitions such as "Flooded Forest," "Geological Wall," "Room of Matter", and Planetarium, can keep nearly anyone busy for hours. It is easy to spend some hours here but make sure not to miss "The Amazon Jungle" with 30m tall trees and animals from tropical regions.

View — The Bunkers

The Bunker, located at the top of Rovira in the Carmel neighbourhood is one of the few “secret” places in Barcelona, not overtaken by tourists yet. The place consists of the remains of an old air raid civil war bunker built in 1937. It gives you a beautiful 360-degree view of the city and is really nice to visit just before sunset and watch the city come to life at night as the lights turn on.

Horta's Labyrinth Park

Designed in 1792, this park surrounds Torre Soberana, a 14th-century country house redecorated in the Arabesque style. Wander the garden's lavish maze and romantic gardens to discover sculptures of mythological figures and a hidden waterfall.

Picasso Museum

One of the most popular and visited museums in Barcelona, the Picasso Museum offers valuable insight into the formative years of the renowned 20th-century Spanish artist. The museum houses a permanent collection of over 4,000 pieces, showcasing Picasso's connection to Barcelona and its impact on his artistic development.