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  Barcelona Travel Guide, Catalonia, Spain
In a privileged position on the northeastern coast of the Iberian peninsula and the shores of the Mediterranean, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain in both size and population.
Culture and the arts flourished in Barcelona and in all of Catalonia; the splendor achieved by Catalonian modernism is one of the most patent displays.
The visitor unfamiliar with its history might be surprised that such a modern and enterprising city preserves its historic Gothic center almost intact, or by the curious contrast between the maze of narrow streets and the grid-like layout of the Eixample, the urban planning "Enlargement" project of the end of the 19th century.
www.aboutbarcelona.com   (537 words)

  
 4 Hotel Reservations Barcelona - Accoomodation in Barcelona
The Acevi Villaroel Hotel In Barcelona Is Located In The Smart Eixample District Of Barcelona, Within Five Blocks Of The Many Boutiques, Sho...
Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is a cosmopolitan Mediterranean city that incorporates in its urban street pattern Roman remains, medieval districts and the most beautiful examples of Modernism and 20th century avant-garde art.
Barcelona has managed to exalt its past without forgetting its commitment to the future.
www.4hotelreservationsbarcelona.com   (383 words)

  
  Barcelona and Sevilla kept apart  - CNN.com
Barcelona and Sevilla are tied on points at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga, with reigning champions Barcelona in first place by virtue of head-to-head results.
Barcelona's Champions League defense ended in defeat to English side Liverpool in the first knockout round.
Barcelona last lifted the Copa del Rey in 1998, while Sevilla have not won since 1948.
www.cnn.com /2007/SPORT/football/03/22/spain.draw/index.html?section=cnn_latest   (263 words)

  
 Barcelona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As capital city of Catalonia, Barcelona houses the seat of the Generalitat de Catalunya and its Conselleries, the Parliament of Catalonia and the Supreme Court of Catalonia.
Barcelona is located on the northeast coast of the Iberian Peninsula, facing the Mediterranean sea, in a plateau of about 5 km width limited by the mountain range of Collserola, the Llobregat river on the south and the Besòs river on the north.
Barcelona is governed by a city council formed by 41 city councillors, elected for a four-year term by universal suffrage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barcelona   (3614 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Barcelona   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The counts of Barcelona became increasingly independent and expanded their territory to include all of Catalonia, later formed the Crown of Aragon who conquered many overseas possessions, ruling the western Mediterranean Sea with outlying territories as far as to Athens in the 13th century.
Barcelona and the province of Catalonia were annexed by the French Empire of Napoleon after he invaded Spain and put his brother Joseph on the Spanish throne.
Barcelona was a stronghold for the anarchist cause -anarchist opposition to the call-up of reservists led to the city's Tragic Week in 1909- siding with the Republic's democratically elected government during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39).
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Barcelona   (2633 words)

  
 FC Barcelona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The fans of FC Barcelona are known as culers (or culés).
FC Barcelona quickly emerged as one of the leading clubs in Spain and they participated in the first Campionat de Catalunya and the first Copa del Rey.
Josep Lluís Nuñez was elected president of FC Barcelona in 1978.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/FC_Barcelona   (2519 words)

  
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One of Barcelona's most famous residents, the late albino gorilla Floquet de Neu, lived at the zoo.
In addition to its port, of great historical and contemporary commercial importance, Barcelona is servec by El Prat International Airport in the suburb of El Prat de Llobregat.
Barcelona is a hub for Renfe, the Spanish state railway.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/barcelona.html   (1065 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Barcelona
Barcelona is one of the most ancient cities of Spain, and the most important after the capital.
Barcelona, being situated on the shores of the Mediterranean and on the military road between Spain and France, was comparatively easy of access, and the Gospel was preached there by the immediate disciples of the Apostles.
Among the saints of this diocese are: the famous virgin, St. Eulalia, a martyr of the third century, whose relics are preserved in a rich shrine in the crypt of the cathedral; Sts.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02288e.htm   (1467 words)

  
 Barcelona Hotels, Hotels in Barcelona and Cheap Hotels in Barcelona - EasyToBook
Barcelona is the capital city of the Catalonian province of Spain and the second largest city of the country.
Barcelona is a thriving commercial hub with a teeming population of around 4.5 million people.
Barcelona, with all its beauty, remains a travel’s temptation and a visitor’s vanity.
www.easytobook.com /en/barcelona-hotels   (554 words)

  
 Learn Spanish in Barcelona. Barcelona Spanish Language School
The port of Barcelona is one of the largest in the Mediterranean.
Barcelona was the venue for the Olympic Games in 1992; a visit to the Olympic Village is not to be missed.
Barcelona is a city with style,allure and an unbelievable number of things to do, from art to gastronomy to pop music.
www.donquijote.org /english/barcelona.asp   (557 words)

  
 Affordable Europe: Barcelona - New York Times
You may have to pay to stay in Barcelona, but you don't have to pony up too much to play in it.
Barcelona was the birthplace of boutique hotels in Spain, most of which have sprung to life well into the 200-to-300-euro territory.
Buy a two-to-five-day Barcelona Card (23 to 34 euros) online (www.barcelonaturisme.com) and get a 10-percent discount on the card, which grants free or discounted entry to many museums and attractions, and, perhaps more important, offers unlimited free travel on virtually all of the city's public transport, including the airport train.
travel2.nytimes.com /2006/04/23/travel/23affordable-barcelona.html   (672 words)

  
 A Photographer's Guide to Barcelona - photo.net
Barcelona is a medieval city surrounded by baroque quarters surrounded by the finest Modernista buildings (Spanish Art Nouveau, notably the architecture of Antoni Gaudi).
The thieves of Barcelona seem to be operating a one-city crusade to recover from English tourists all the treasure lost to the British Navy in four centuries of war (native Barcelonans blame most of the crime on Morocan immigrants, in which case much of the booty would drain out south across the Straits of Gibraltar).
Barcelona is a great city but it really has some problems, we have to accept them if we want to solve them (is what our authorities seem not willing to do).
www.photo.net /spain/barcelona   (16513 words)

  
 BARCELONA by All About Spain
Barcelona, located at the Mediterranean sea in the very north of the Spanish coast, is certainly the most cosmopolitan and economically most active city in this country.
Of course, Barcelona has an old history, and there are monuments of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance periods or still before, but most characteristic is what has been built during the last, say, 100 years.
Barcelona has been a center of Modernist architecture and is distinguished specially by the works of genial Antoní Gaudí, who together with his great contemporaries gave new and exciting looks to it, but has remained since then at the top of modernity.
www.red2000.com /spain/barcelon/index.html   (362 words)

  
 Enciclopedia :: encyclopedia : Barcelona   (Site not responding. Last check: )
L'esclat de la Guerra Civil i la derrota de les forces republicanes tornà a enfosquir el panorama ja que Barcelona s'havia posat des de sempre al costat de la República i a finals de gener de 1939 les tropes franquistes ocuparen la ciutat ja en la darrera fase de la guerra.
Barcelona és la casa del FC Barcelona, conegut com a Barça, un dels clubs de futbol més famosos al món.
Barcelona ha adoptat últimament una altra opció de transport amb dues línies de tramvies noves conegudes com Trambaix i Trambesòs.
catalan.enciclopedia.cc /Barcelona   (1376 words)

  
 Language Courses in Barcelona | Language Schools in Barcelona | Spanish in Barcelona
Whether you're thinking of participating in an intensive course during your holidays, preparing for an exam or you simply wish to study a language in a relaxed environment, at Sprachcaffe Language Schools you'll be sure to learn Spanish in a fun and enjoyable way.
Barcelona is definitely a fascinating city, with a lot more to offer than just culture, interesting sights and a wild nightlife...
Barcelona is a fascinating city, filled with significant cultural sites and characterized by a very unique style of architecture.
www.sprachcaffe.com /english/study_abroad/language_schools/barcelona/main.htm   (383 words)

  
 Barcelona
At the same time, Barcelona is one of the oldest cities in Spain—a fact reflected in its architecture and artwork, which in many examples are one and the same.
The program office is located in the downtown campus of the Universidad de Barcelona, (Patio de Letras), just a few blocks from the famous Ramblas and the centrally located Plaza de Catalunya and a short walk from the Gothic Quarter (Barrio Gotico)—the pulsating core of Barcelona since Roman times.
Barcelona is located on the Mediterranean Sea, which means it has an especially enjoyable climate—in other words, beach weather that lasts for several months.
www.knox.edu /barcelona.xml   (542 words)

  
 Barcelona Hostels Listings - Hostels in Barcelona at Hostels.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Barcelona Dream is placed in the heart of Barcelona's Raval neighbourhood, a multicultural, vivacious and trendy area close to the museum of Contemporary Art and many other attractive galleries.
With all of Barcelona on your doorstep, this is the perfect location in which to base yourself...
The hostel is perfectly located in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter, near all major tourist and cultural attractions and the beautiful, lively Ramblas is only a 5 minute walk away...
www.hostels.com /en/es.ba.html   (1197 words)

  
 Barcelona: hotels, apartments, football tickets, city guide of Barcelona
Where to eat and dining guide, bars and cafés, night clubs and nightlife activities, shopping, Barcelona visits and suggested itineraries, getting around and transportation guide, culture, architecture and sightseeing, traditions, literature, museums, Gaudi, Dali, tips, budget, gay guide, airport, airport parking, local holidays, weather, metro, maps.
Barcelona Directory and attractions : museums, monuments, restaurants, shops and much more attractions in Barcelona...
Transfer in private transportation from Barcelona El Prat airport (BCN) or Girona airport to your hotel in Barcelona.
www.barcelona.com   (560 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Barcelona: DVD: Taylor Nichols,Chris Eigeman,Tushka Bergen,Mira Sorvino,Pep Munné,Hellena Schmied,Núria ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Barcelona is a terrific comedy of attitudes and culture clashes that manages to be offbeat, sardonic, and unexpectedly wise.
Barcelona, as a film, is deceptively serious as, amid its banal conversations about the proper way to shave and management theory, grave subjects are illuminated.
After being falsely accused of being a CIA agent in the Barcelona press, Fred is falsely accused of stealing a large amount of money by Ted, is kicked out of the apartment, catches his girlfriend in bed with another man, and then suffers an even greater tragedy as the film climaxes.
www.amazon.com /Barcelona-Taylor-Nichols/dp/B00005Y71N   (2279 words)

  
 Barcelona travel guide - Wikitravel
Barcelona [1] is the capital of Catalonia in Spain, Europe.
This is on a hill overlooking Barcelona, so expect a relatively steep walk to the top (Lesseps metro station, then follow arrows which are met every 300 m); you will be rewarded with a panoramic view of the whole city.
Barcelona's cuisine is hit-or-miss, as with all highly touristic cities, but good food does exist at reasonable prices.
wikitravel.org /en/Barcelona   (7469 words)

  
 Barcelona, Barcelona Hotels, Barcelona Apartments, Barcelona Apartment Accommodation, Spain Hotels
You are situated right by the main concourse of Barcelona, the main street which runs from Placa de Catalunya to the Port Vell.
The hotel scene in Barcelona has to be seen to be believed.
With 80% occupancy rates all year round, and everyone wanting to stay on the Rambla, by Placa de Catalunya or by the beach, Barcelona is one of the hardest cities in the world in which to book decent accommodation.
www.apartmentsapart.com /barcelona_hotels/index.htm   (627 words)

  
 Indymedia Barcelona: inici
Del 6 a l'11 de novembre té lloc l'onzena edició del Barcelona Meeting Point; segons la seva pròpia definició, l'esdeveniment immobiliari més gran d'Europa.
En aquest esdeveniment organitzat pel Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona tornarà a trobar-se tot l'espectre d'organitzacions, empreses i administracions involucrades amb l'especulació immobiliària i urbanística: promotores, constructores, immobiliàries, bancs i caixes d'estalvis, un gran nombre d'ajuntaments i grans grups mediàtics.
La festa sorpresa final la celebrarem al carrer, al finalitzar la marxa i en un altre punt de la ciutat.
barcelona.indymedia.org   (1457 words)

  
 Barcelona Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
After a makeover lasting more than two decades, Barcelona has transformed itself into one of the most dynamic and stylish cities in the world.
Bluelist it › If you want your list to be considered for the Barcelona book, use the keyword 'highlight'.
One church by the famed Barcelona architect Gaudí is still being built: the tall, strange, nouveau-gothic La Sagrada Familia.
www.lonelyplanet.com /destinations/europe/barcelona   (354 words)

  
 The website of the Barcelona city
The Mayor of Barcelona is happy after his meeting with representatives of the Ministry of Public Works
Jordi Hereu met the Minister, Magdalena Alvarez, along with heads of the Ministry.
The seventh Brasilnoar festival is in Barcelona, exploring different forms of expression of Brazilian art.
www.bcn.es /english/ihome.htm   (581 words)

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