Barcelona, Spain

Below is a descriptive index of the sites and destinations in Barcelona provided so far by Worldsiteguides.com. Please note this list is far from comprehensive; more great sites are getting added each month! Browse the sites below in order to learn more about the destinations and download the audio guides. For quick download of all the audio guides available for Barcelona, click the city download button!

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Barcelona resources

Parc Güell history Parc Güell, built between 1900 and 1914, was originally part of a commercially unsuccessful housing site. The idea behind the site came from Count Eusebi…

Palau Nacional history As we all know, looks can be deceiving and many say that it the case for this grand palace. While the palace appears to be…

El Peix history El Peix was, together with much of the Port Olimpic, constructed for the Barcelonan Olympic Games of 1992. The fish have also gotten the nickname…

Columbus Monument history The Columbus Monument, or “Monumento a Colón” as it goes by in Spanish, has a rich history. Many people mistakenly think that “Colón” refers to…

Torre Agbar history The building is designed by the famous French architect Jean Nouvel. The design of the tower was inspired by the smooth cliffs of the nearby…

Casa Milà history Casa Milà was commissioned as a residence by Pedro Milà. He was a wealthy businessman who had been enchanted by one of Gaudi’s previous buildings;…

Sagrada Familia history The initiative to build a new grand church came from the bookseller and chairman of the Holy Brotherhood, José Maria Bocabella, in the mid 19th…

Casa Batlló history The wonderfully strange house that is Casa Batlló was originally built between year 1875 and 1877. In the early 20th century, the house was bought…

Poble Espanyol history Poble Espanyol was originally built for the World Expo of 1929. The idea behind Poble Espanyol was very much the same as today; to give…

Arc de Triomf history The history of the Arc de Triomf began in late 19th century. This arch was built for the World Expo of 1888, which took…