Barcelona, Spain Photos

Barcelona, Spain is a lively city noted for its architecture, especially that of Antoni Gaudí and other Modernista movement designers. Barcelona's world expositions in 1888 and 1929, plus the Olympics of 1992 have left a legacy of vibrant locations and architectural gems which add to the city's charm, museum opportunities and tourist drawing power.

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Barcelona Skylines Barcelona skyline with Cathedral & skyscrapers beyond. Barcelona, Spain Overview of Marina of Port Vell, brown Museum of Catalonia History & highrises built for Olympic Village beyond. Barcelona, Spain Torre de Collserola communications tower by Sir Norman Foster & Partners plus Tibidabo north of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Port Port Authority of Barcelona building seen from atop Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain Rambla de Mar walkway leading to the retail & leisure complex Maremagnum at Port Vell. Barcelona, Spain Lobster sculpture by Javier Mariscal on Passeig de Colom. Barcelona, Spain
Columbus Monument, Barcelona Columbus Monument built for Universal Exposition by Rafael Atché. Barcelona, Spain Statue of Columbus atop his Monument. Barcelona, Spain Father Bernat de Boïl & kneeling Indian on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain
La Rambla, Barcelona La Rambla seen with Naval building from Columbus Monument observation platform. Barcelona, Spain Dragon sculpture holding Chinese lantern & fan over umbrella at Casa Bruno Cuadros on La Rambla. Barcelona, Spain Human pyramid, a tradition of Catalonia. Barcelona, Spain
Gothic Quarter, Barcelona Gate of Roman wall. Barcelona, Spain Gothic-style bridge over Bishop Street. Barcelona, Spain Monument of Ramón Berenguer III the Great by Joseph Llimona in Plaza de Ramón Berenguer. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona City Hall Casa de la Ciutat. Barcelona, Spain Great Hall by Pere Llobet at Barcelona City Hall. Barcelona, Spain Hall of Chronicles murals by Josep Maria Sert at Barcelona City Hall. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Cathedral Cathedral of Holy Cross & Saint Eulalia. Barcelona, Spain Geese guarding cloister of Barcelona Cathedral. Barcelona, Spain Tomb of Eulalia, patron saint of Barcelona, in her Cathedral. Barcelona, Spain
Sagrada Familia, Barcelona Templo de la Sagrada Familia still under construction. Barcelona, Spain Nativity facade of Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain Tower top details at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain
Sagrada Familia Museum, Barcelona Antoni Gaudí portrait head by Josep Maria Subirachs at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain Architectural model of completion plans for temple at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain Candelabra by Antoni Gaudí at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain
Sagrada Familia Interior, Barcelona Patterned light above high altar at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain Ceiling of Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain Apostle Mark with winged Lion at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain
Sagrada Familia Nativity Facade, Barcelona Nativity Facade by Antoni Gaudí at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain Heralds with trumpets on Nativity Facade at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain Slaughter of Innocents on Nativity Facade at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain
Sagrada Familia Passion Facade, Barcelona Ascension of Christ as final figure on Passion facade of at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain Christ pilloried on Passion Facade at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain Last Supper face detail by Subirachs on Passion Facade at Sagrada Familia. Barcelona, Spain
Palau Güell by Gaudi, Barcelona Noted parabolic doorways of Palau Güell. Barcelona, Spain Ceiling in central hall at Palau Güell. Barcelona, Spain Gaudi's spiral chimney's atop Palau Güell. Barcelona, Spain
Casa Batlló by Gaudi, Barcelona Casa Batlló. Barcelona, Spain Seats in tiled niche for fireplace sitting at Casa Batlló. Barcelona, Spain Gaudi's four-armed cross atop at Casa Batlló. Barcelona, Spain
Casa Milà by Gaudi, Barcelona Casa Milà. Barcelona, Spain Chimneys like space aliens atop Casa Milà. Barcelona, Spain Brick catenary arches at Casa Milà. Barcelona, Spain
Casa Calvet by Gaudi, Barcelona Casa Calvet. Barcelona, Spain Gaudí bay window surround on Casa Calvet. Barcelona, Spain
Parc Güell by Gaudi, Barcelona Lizard by Gaudí on steps leading up to Parc Güell. Barcelona, Spain Reception pavilion at Parc Güell. Barcelona, Spain Gaudí's mosaic benches on the plaza in Parc Güell. Barcelona, Spain
Gaudi House Museum in Parc Güell, Barcelona Modernista double chair ) designed for Casa Batlló in Barcelona by Antoni Gaudí at Gaudi House Museum in Parc Güell. Barcelona, Spain Modernista wardrobes designed to fit irregular walls of Casa Milà in Barcelona by Antoni Gaudí at Gaudi House Museum in Parc Güell. Barcelona, Spain Modernista desk by Antoni Gaudí at Gaudi House Museum in Parc Güell. Barcelona, Spain
Antoni Gaudí, an Architectural Chronology in Photos Young boy at Lampstand by Antoni Gaudí in Plaça Reial. Barcelona, Spain Portal of Episcopal Palace of Astorga by Gaudi. Astorga, Spain Statue of Antoni Gaudí at Gaudi House Museum in Parc Güell. Barcelona, Spain
Other Works by Gaudi, Barcelona & Beyond Detail of Ciutadella Park gates by Gaudi. Barcelona, Spain Finca Güell Pavilions entrance gates. Barcelona, Spain El Capricho Comillas. Comillas, Spain
Eixample, Barcelona Coquette Giraffe statue by Josep Granyer outside Casa Serra. Barcelona, Spain Typical corner building in Eixample district at Rambla de Catalunya 105 at Carrer de Provença. Barcelona, Spain Casa Comalat. Barcelona, Spain
Paseig de Gracias & Catalunya Plaza, Barcelona Barcelona sculpture group of horse with man holding wheel of industry & woman holding sailing ship by Federico Mares Deulovol in Plaza Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain Turrets of Casa Antoni Rocamora at Passeig de Gràcia 6. Barcelona, Spain Elaborate Passeig de Gràcia lampstand. Barcelona, Spain
Casa Amatller, Barcelona Casa Amatller. Barcelona, Spain Carved monkeys with tools on Casa Amatller. Barcelona, Spain
Casa Morera, Barcelona Casa Lleó Morera. Barcelona, Spain Balcony shape of Casa Lleó Morera. Barcelona, Spain
Fundacio Tapeis, Barcelona Modernista detail atop Domènech's Fundació Antoni Tàpies building. Barcelona, Spain Postmodern wire sculpture atop Fundació Antoni Tàpies building. Barcelona, Spain
Casa Terrades, Barcelona Casa Terrades. Barcelona, Spain Sundial atop Casa Terrades. Barcelona, Spain
Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona Palau de la Música Catalana concert hall built for Orfeó Català music society, a UNESCO world heritage site. Barcelona, Spain Modernist lantern atop Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain Outside box office of Palace of Catalan Music. Barcelona, Spain
Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona Gothic facade & mosaic mural at Hospital de Sant Pau. Barcelona, Spain Hospital de Sant Pau Modernista buildings. Barcelona, Spain Carved eagle at Hospital de Sant Pau. Barcelona, Spain
Ciutadella Park & 1888 Universal Exposition, Barcelona Venus sculpture by Venanci Vallmitjana under arch of Cascade fountain in Ciutadella Park. Barcelona, Spain Tower details of former Museum of Zoology. Barcelona, Spain Detail of Barcelona's Arc de Triomphe over Paseo Lluis Companys. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Modern Architecture Red facade of Torre Agbar. Barcelona, Spain Torre Agbar & Hotel Diagonal Barcelona Silken. Barcelona, Spain Biomedical Research Park. Barcelona, Spain
Montjuïc & 1929 Universal Exposition, Barcelona Plaça d'Espanya with exposition buildings, columns, fountain & Venetian towers. Barcelona, Spain Magic Fountain light show. Barcelona, Spain Venetian towers were built for the International Exhibition. Barcelona, Spain
Poble Espanyol, Barcelona Poble Espanyol village of scale replicas of best examples of Spanish architecture built for 1929 Barcelona Universal Exposition. Barcelona, Spain Tower of Utebo from Aragon at Poble Espanyol. Barcelona, Spain Monestir Romnic from Catalonia at Poble Espanyol. Barcelona, Spain
Palau Nacional, Barcelona Palau Nacional built for 1929 Barcelona Universal Exposition now Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain Painted interior of dome of Palau Nacional. Barcelona, Spain Museum elevator shafts plus performance seating in oval room of Palau Nacional. Barcelona, Spain
National Museum of Art of Catalonia - Early Christian Art Collection Fresco detail of symbol of Evangelist St. Mark from church of St. Marti de Tost at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain Carving of head of Christ by Jaume Cascalls at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain Paintings of Moses with horns by Joan Gascó at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain
National Museum of Art of Catalonia - Decorative Arts Collection Modernista fireplace from Casa Macià in Lleida by Lluís Domènech i Montaner at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain Modernista ceramic mural of countryside picnic by Gaspar Homar at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain Modernista broach of entwined birds by Manolo Hugué at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain
National Museum of Art of Catalonia - Painting Collection St. Peter & St. Paul painting by El Greco at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain Portrait of painter Joaquim Vayreda by Antoni Caba at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain Modernista umbrella scene painting by Lluís Masriera at Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain
Museum of Archeology of Catalan, Barcelona Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya was Graphical Arts Centre built for 1929 Barcelona Universal Exposition. Barcelona, Spain Bronze twin vase from Cova Verda from Sitges in Tarragon at Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain Greco-Roman gold jewelry mask at Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain
Museum of Archeology of Catalan Glass Collection, Barcelona Gallery of ancient glass at Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain Glass cube & bottle at Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain Catalan glass decanter at Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain
Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's German Pavilion for 1929 Barcelona Universal Exposition. Barcelona, Spain Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed chairs at rebuilt German Pavilion for 1929 Barcelona Universal Exposition. Barcelona, Spain
Joan Miró, Barcelona Fundació Joan Miró Museum. Barcelona, Spain Figure with female legs sculpture by Joan Miró at Fundació Joan Miró. Barcelona, Spain Detail of Dona i Ocell statue by Joan Miró in Parc de Joan Miró. Barcelona, Spain
Picasso Museum, Barcelona Museu Picasso in Barcelona occupies a Gothic era series of buildings. Barcelona, Spain Courtyard entrance of Barcelona Picasso Museum. Barcelona, Spain
Barbier Mueller Precolumbian Museum, Barcelona Copy of Olmec head from Mexico in window of Barbier Mueller Precolumbian Art Museum. Barcelona, Spain Ceramic head vessel from Chavin Culture, Peru at Barbier Mueller Precolumbian Art Museum. Barcelona, Spain Gold & copper alloy mask from Mochica Culture, Peru at Barbier Mueller Precolumbian Art Museum. Barcelona, Spain
Palau Reial , Barcelona Palau Reial de Pedralbes. Barcelona, Spain Chandelier hanging from ceiling mural at Palau Reial. Barcelona, Spain Detail of Gaudí's metalwork dragon for Font d'Hèrcules at Pedralbes Park. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Ceramics Museum, Palau Reial Paterna/Manises plate with hare at Ceramics Museum of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain Porcelain vase by Antoni Serra Fiter from the International Exposition of Fine Arts Barcelona at Ceramics Museum of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain Vase by Picasso at Ceramics Museum of Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Decorative Arts Museum, Palau Reial Boat bed Catalunya imperial style at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain Chair at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain Spanish Civil War poster by Carles Fontsere at Museum of Decorative Arts. Barcelona, Spain
1992 Olympic Games Sites, Barcelona Olympic Tower served as symbol & communications tower built for Barcelona Olympic Games. Barcelona, Spain Spire for Olympic flame on Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc. Barcelona, Spain Hotel Arts & roofline of Casino de Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona Transport Barcelona Metro subway car cab. Barcelona, Spain Renfe train in Estació de França. Barcelona, Spain Barcelona Tram. Barcelona, Spain

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