Barcelona, on the northeastern coast of Spain, is the largest city in Catalonia. A popular stop for visitors it has a long history and is an important cultural center.
The Barcelona Cathedral of the Holy Cross, is a Gothic church constructed during the fourteenth century. The roof is noted for its gargoyles, featuring a wide range of animals, both mythical and domestic.
An example of Gaudi's mosaic work seen throughout the city.
Parc Guell, one of the masterpieces of Antoni Gaudi. Done in the modernism style, is a Heritage Site.
We took this photo from our tour bus because we were fascinated by the large colorful bins, we later learned they are for recycling.
La Sagrada Familia one of the world's most famous cathedrals, designed by renowned architect Antoni Gaudi, it combines Gothic and Art Nouveau forms. Although construction started in 1882 it remains unfinished. Art critic, Rainier Zerbst, stated that it is probably impossible to find anything like it any where in the world.