When people think of Barcelona, the capital of Spain, they might think of football. But don’t confuse it with Barcelona FC, or Barca, as it is popularly known, a professional football club based in Barcelona.
The city has a rich history and cultural heritage, and offers many tourist attractions. Barcelona is also known for hosting the 1992 Summer Olympics and other international sport tournaments.
It is a transport hub, too, being one of Europe’s main seaports and busiest passenger ports. Its international airport serves over 40 million passengers yearly, while its high-speed rail line links to the rest of Europe.
There is much to see and do in the city that you’d need more than a day to try and fit everything in your schedule. But, if you only have a day to spare, here are some things to look out for.
Casa Batllo, now a modernist museum, was designed by architect Antoni Gaudi.
1. Sagrada Familia and Casa Battlo
These two architectural wonders are the works of well-known Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi.
Sagrada Familia is one of the most visited cathedrals in Barcelona.