Barcelona

Barcelona

by Insight Guides

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Overview

Barcelona by Insight Guides

Barcelona is one of the world’s most-visited and stylish cities. Whether you want to wander La Rambla, admire the beautiful architecture, or visit the numerous colorful markets, Insight City Guide Barcelona will make sure you have the quintessential Barcelona experience. Features by local writers delve into topics including festivals, shopping, and urban regeneration, while evocative accounts of the city’s districts bring Barcelona to life, from the Gothic Quarter (Barri Gòtic) to the culturally rich district of El Raval. Full-color photography and maps help you navigate with ease and our detailed Travel Tips gives you all the practical information you need to plan your trip, including our selection of the best and most authentic hotel and restaurants.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780052199
Publisher: Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Series: City Guide Series
Edition description: Eighth Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 624,195
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Insight Guides wherever possible uses local experts who provide insider know-how and share their love and knowledge of the destination.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Best of Barcelona
The Barcelonans
Fiestas
 
History
Decisive Dates
The Making of Modern Barcelona
 
Features
Architecture
Modernisme
Art and Inspiration
Designer City
Retail Therapy
Markets
A Passion for Food
Wine
 
Places
Introduction
Plaça de Catalunya and La Rambla
Barri Gòtic
La Ribera, Born and Parc de la Ciutadella
El Raval
The Waterfront
21st Century Barcelona
Beaches
Montjuïc
The Home of Catalan Art
The Eixample
The Sagrada Família
Above the Diagonal
Parc Güell
Around Barcelona
Montserrat
 
Travel Tips
Transport
Accommodation
Activities
A–Z
Language
Further Reading

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