When you first heard the name Barcelona, of course that there is Barcelona FC in our minds, or one of the name of the football club. But don’t you know what lies behind the name of it? Barcelona is the name of a city, the capital Catalonia. The country has a rich cultural heritage that became a cultures center and a major tourist destination and a place several international sports tournament.
Now Barcelona is a transport hub with one of the main European ports, airports, Barcelona international carrying 34 million passengers per year. Barri gotic is the old city in center of it, several buildings are heritage site. There is also a great church by architect Antonio Gaudi masterpiece that has not completed since 1882 and is still finances by private donations that plan in 2026 will be resolved in the coming. It is the 16’th most visited city in the world and 4th most visited in Europe with several million tourists every year.
Barcelona is internationally renowned as a tourist destination and variety of recreational areas. There are also several quality hotels and one of the best beaches in the world, therefore the number of tourists who visit can reach 3 times than the number of existing population.
There are some hotels that provide satisfactory facilities such as Majestic Hotel & Spa, Barcelona GL that offering luxurious accommodations in a neoclassical building on Passeig de Gràcia. It features a Spa, rooftop swimming pool and a terrace with amazing city views. There are also W hotel, located on the waterfront. It offers a modern feel with views of the beach, this hotel has 473 luxury rooms.
For culinary issue we need to not fear because many are available with a variety of restaurants, including the best restaurant is Dime, El jardi de l’apat and etc. Obviously if we were in Barcelona we should visit the beach there, because Barcelona beaches listed as number one in the list of the top ten beach cities in the world, according national geographic and discovery channel. Barcelona which often called Barca actually has seven beaches. Among them is Barceloneta Beach, Bogatell beach, and etc.
Apparently we find a lot of things behind the name Barcelona, not just the famous football club but it is an interesting and nature rich city in the world.