NH Porta Barcelona
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsNH Porta Barcelona
The hotel was a perfect size and very clean, plus super affordable.
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Today started off at 2:45pm... Yes, we really slept in that late! The jet lag kicked in last night and I was up from 3am till almost 8am tossing and turning. Gabby, however, slept right through, haha! We woke in almost disbelief, saying "So....we're in Spain?!" It is just too crazy to comprehend, which Im sure is what most of this trip will be like …
On Barceloneta beach we pause for a while in front of a dance class. With no obvious entry restrictions, it is presently invaded by an enthusiastic bloke dressed as a shepherdess. A growing crowd lines the sea wall behind us, but the dance teacher knows what to do. Smoothly calling his bluff, he challenges the newcomer to ...
... Work on the church began in March 1882 under the diocesan architect Francisco de Paula del Villar. At the end of 1883 Gaudí was commissioned to continue the works which he did until his death in 1926. Since then a number of architects have continued the works following Gaudi's ideas and vision.
From the outset it has been an expiatiry church - built from donations. Gaudi commented on this: "The expiatory church of ...
This morning it was up early to go to Sagrada Familia. It had been raining overnight but appeared to have cleared. Once I was in the line at Sagrada Familia it started ******* down again. By the time I got inside I was wet and cold and was a bit over the whole experience. I had pre-purchased an audio tour, half of which was outside, and a tower visit, which due to inclement weather was cancelled. A change of attitude later I was quite keen ...
... and all the usual stuff. I think the boys would have bought a shirt except they were so expensive (and their wives probably wouldn’t have let them!).
There were a couple of other interesting buildings – especially the one with the big fountain out the front but after that there wasn’t a whole lot. It was starting to get quite warm and it was the afternoon by now so we were ready to hit the beaches.
Once we were back near La Rambla, the ...