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Barcelona sketching: see the city through sketchts

Sketching has been very trendy nowadays, and artists and tourists are sketching the cities they visit, Barcelona could be no different and sketching in Barcelona has become popular. Sketching is a new way of remembering a place or a moment far fro photography but close enough to make your memories come back. A sketch is a rapidly executed freehand drawing, …

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Hotels terrace week 2016 in Barcelona

Every year the hotel terrace week in Barcelona offers a wide variety of activities to do in the city in the hotel terraces. This year 2016, the hotel terrace week is from 3rd June until 10th June, and you will be able to participate in free activities such as magic shows, live music bands, wine tastings, The hotel terraces are the perfect place to experienc…

Liceu, enjoy Opera in Barcelona
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Liceu, enjoy Opera in Barcelona

The Liceu in Barcelona is the Opera house  in the city, it is also called the Gran Teatre del Liceu and it is located in La Rambla in Barcelona. It has been opened for some centuries now, it was inaugurated on 4th April 1897.In 1837 the Philodramatic Lyceum of Montesión was founded in Barcelona and this is when all started, their objective was to promote mu…

Formula 1 in Barcelona
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Formula 1 in Barcelona

The Barcelona-Catalonia formula one circuit started on 1989, thanks to an agreement with the Generalitat de Catalunya, the automobile club of Catalonia and Montmeló town hall, the city where the circuit is located.From 1991 the circuit is fully functional and it is one of the most modern sport spaces where every season hosts events such as Gran Premio de es…

Running in Barcelona
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Running in Barcelona

 Running in Barcelona has become a new trend,  there are running clubs and routes thought for this sport. Due to the mobile world congress we could even see famous faces running in Barcelona. The Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has been seen in the city running but what areas did he choose?He went through Montjuïc castle we have already told you wonders …

Olympic Stadium
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Olympic Stadium

The Olympic Stadium of Barcelona called Estadí Olímpic Lluís Companys was originally built in 1927 and ready in 1929 due to the International Exposition in the city. But the Olympic Games didn't land in Barcelona until 1992 when it was finally used. During its construction and the time it was used, different architects such as Correa, Milà, Margarit, Buixad…

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Tibidabo amusement park in Barcelona

Tibidabo amusement park in Barcelona is a magical place, not only for children but also for adults like me who grew up going to Tibidabo often. It is a 100 years old amusement park and one of the oldest in the world. Tibidabo mountain has amazing views of the city and it is a good place to spend the day between exploring the mountain and going to the theme …

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Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona zoo is a classic for children when visiting Barcelona, is located in Ciutadella Park and it has been in town since 1892. The zoo is home of 4000 animals and more than 400 species along with dolphin shows, a petting farm and they also have children's workshops. The first animals in the zoo came from a private collection by Lluís  Martí i Codolar. T…

The Aquarium in Barcelona
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The Aquarium in Barcelona

The aquarium in Barcelona is a spectacular Oceanarium, unique in Europe as it is the largest aquarium and home to many different kinds of species. There are almost 4 million litres of water with giltheads, moray eels, sharks and mare other kinds of species.What is special about the aquarium is the transparent tunnel of 80 metres long and 5 metres depth that…

El Molino, the moulin rouge in Barcelona
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El Molino, the moulin rouge in Barcelona

The story of El Molino -The catalan Moulin Rouge- starts in 1898 when a bar called La Pajarera Catalana opens up a "tablao" -stage for flamenco-. Three years pass and the little tablao already offers a weekly offer of music and a transfer service from the bar to the tablao. There are owner changes and in 1908 La Pajarera is called Petit Palais, and the pl…