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Barcelona for free: enjoy what the city offers without paying

Barcelona It is one of the cultural cities, most important commercial and tourist of Spain. Barcelona It is the capital of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia and, it is after Madrid, the eleventh most populous city of the countries belonging to the European Union.

If we have Barcelona as next tourist destination, we will have in this city with various exhibitions, conferences, art galleries, and museums, which allow us to visit their facilities for free, among these places that we can visit in Barcelona for free, we have:

• The Barcelona City Council It offers free admission on Sundays in its more than thirteen museums in summer, including: Barcelona History Museum, Picasso Museum, La Virreina Image Center, and the Museum of Natural Sciences.

• Montjuïc Castle. Montjuïc Castle is one of the historical attractions of the city, and is located in the mountain of Montjuïc, more than 165 meters above sea level. We can visit Montjuïc Castle for free and attend a guided tour on the weekends at 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

• Las Ramblas. Walk located in the center of the city, where we can visit the markets that are located near the port and see artistic expressions that show us the artistic or cosmopolitan value of Barcelona.

•Barcelona’s cathedral. The construction of this cathedral dates from the end of the 13th century, being a Gothic cathedral valued for its historical importance having been recognized with the title of Property of Cultural Interest and National Historic-Artistic Monument.

•Monument to Columbus. Opened in 1888, the Columbus Monument is located in the Plaza del Portal de la Pau (Portal de la Paz) and is one of the most famous monuments in Barcelona.

•The Holy Family. This temple is the work of the famous architect Gaudí. The Sagrada Familia is still under construction but when it finishes its construction it will have eighteen towers where the plant measures more than 170 meters and is dedicated to Jesus. La Sagrada Familia is considered since 2007 as one of the 12 treasures of Spain.

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