Month: April 2014

Markets

Be sure to visit a market as these are amazing. Usually in the middle of the market you will find the fish section with fish you may never have seen before. Our local market on Travessera de Gràcia 186: Mercado De La Boqueria on La Rambla 89: Mercat de Santa Caterina on Avenida Francesc Cambó […]

Modernista Architecture

Barcelona is full of great architecture but the modernista style is the most amazing for me. There are many good guides on the internet so I will not repeat here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modernisme http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Modernista_buildings_in_Barcelona Some of my own pictures below from local buildings. Casa Vicens in Gracia: Parc Guell in Gracia: Casa Amatller and casa Batllo on […]

Old Shops

There are many well preserved old shops in Barcelona so watch out and be sure to browse inside as well as outside. Look out for the brass plate on the ground in front of the shop explaining what the shop originally was and when it is built. Some examples:             […]

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