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Top Attractions in Barcelona

Barcelona is the second largest city of Spain and one of the most popular tourist attractions all over the world. It is full of attractions that fill heart of tourists with pleasure and satisfaction. Are you interested to know more about Barcelona? Yes!!!! Here I am going to describe some of top travel destinations in Barcelona.

La Rambla

Located in central Barcelona, La Rambla is a popular street that attracts both locals and tourists. Middle part of Rambla is specified for pedestrians and is bordered with beautiful trees. Here you will find an abundance of street artists, kiosks and stalls of flowers, newspapers, birds and rabbits. As La Rambla remains crowded with tourists, so it is known as a worst street for pickpocketing as well as bag snatching. So when you visit La Rambla, beware of these pick-pockets.

Barcelona Zoo

Barcelona Zoo is located in city park and it is considered as one of the top zoos in Spain.  It has open enclosures that enable you to even touch the animals. This zoo also houses an infant zoo where kids are introduced to different animals. This zoo offers special displays of some reptiles like iguanas but the specialty of this zoo was albino gorilla named Snowflake. Other animals which you can see in this zoo are lions, insects, tropical birds, spiders and dolphins.

Barcelona Aquarium

Another popular attraction in Barcelona is its aquarium that houses 11000 marine animals of 450 different species. This aquarium houses in a transparent building and displays a collection of marine life from all over the world including sharks. This center is also featured with play area for kids.

Port Vell

Port Vell was actually an old port of Barcelona but currently it is a modern and classy place having a number of restaurants, shopping arcades, bars, Barcelona Aquarium and Imax cinema. Another thing which you can enjoy here is to take a boat cruise which will take you around harbor and along Port Olimpic. It is the same place where sailing events took place in 1992 Olympic Games.

Placa Catalunya

The Placa Catalunya is a main square in Barcelona and it is located in the Gothic quarter of this city. Many large and beautifully made buildings surround this magnificent square. Here you will also see two majestic and splendid sculptures.

These were some of the most important and popular travel destinations in Barcelona. If you ever visit this city, don’t forget to visit these places.

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