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TravelPod Member ReviewsAgua Alegre Barcelona
Sehr zentral gelegen, etwas alt aber nett gemacht. Jederzeit wieder... :-)
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... to the last set of gates to see if we can climb over part of the fence which is on higher ground – and therefore only a few feet high – a girl calls out to us. She tells us that another gate is open; she just came through it. S xx
We follow her directions but all we find is another locked gate and an irritated security guard who clearly wants us out. I resort to hand gestures to try to convey that we would also like not to be in the park but ...
... is Sagrada Familia, more on that later.
The walk ended at the edge of the El Born region, so I decide to do this walk immediately after finishing up. El Born is a more bohemian region, a lot less touristy and with a more Catalan personality (at one point, see a sign in a window saying tourism is killing the area, that is dedication). Around halfway through the walk, I come across the Picasso Museum and decide that, despite ...
... land of siestas. My friends and I also visited Park Guell, which is one of the most beautiful parks I have ever been to. The famous benches were quite wonderful as well and gave us a great view of the ocean (something I missed after not seeing it for two months)! One of the best moments of my trip was meeting two new French friends. Quite ironic though as my friends and I decided to go to Spain for the weekend to get away from Paris and we end up ...
... To the northern side and leading up to the impressive Palau Nacional are a series of beautiful fountains. Escalators means you don't have to traverse the many steps to the top and the views of Barcelona once at the summit are impressive. Not as sprawling as Athens but the vista is still vast. After taking a few snaps we head down to Placa Espanya and the Las Arenas which was a former Bull Fighting ring. Thankfully now it is a very ...
... park and proceeded on the Hop-on bus to the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (Catalan Art Museum) on another Barcelona hill top. The vision for the museum is to showcase Catalan art from the 10th century through about 1930. It holds an ensemble of medieval 11-13 century-mural paintings, the only one of its kind in the world. In addition there are Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and modern, contemporary collections. The most fascinating was a temporary exhibit ...