- By Kevin
- On Aug 23, 2017
- Travel Tips
Wherever you are in Barcelona,there's always something to see around the neighbourhood or district.To learn things to do in Barcelona,attractions you must see in Barcelona.
The Park Güell is a public park system composed of gardens and architectonic elements located on Carmel Hill,in Barcelona,Catalonia(Spain).Carmel Hill belongs to the mountain range of Collserola–the Parc del Carmel is located on the northern face.Park Güell is located in La Salut,a neighborhood in the Gràcia district of Barcelona.With urbanization in mind,Eusebi Güell assigned the design of the park to Antoni Gaudí,a renowned architect and the face of Catalan modernism.The park was built between 1900 and 1914 and was officially opened as a public park in 1926.In 1984,UNESCO declared the park a World Heritage Site under"Works of Antoni Gaudí".
Casa Batllóis a renowned building located in the center of Barcelona and is one of Antoni Gaudí’s masterpieces.A remodel of a previously built house,it was redesigned in 1904 by Gaudíand has been refurbished several times after that.Gaudí's assistants Domènec Sugrañes i Gras,Josep Canaleta and Joan Rubióalso contributed to the renovation project.The local name for the building is Casa dels ossos(House of Bones),as it has a visceral,skeletal organic quality.
National Art Museum of Catalonia
National Art Museum of Catalonia,abbreviated as MNAC,is the national museum of Catalan visual art located in Barcelona,Catalonia,Spain.Situated on Montjuïc hill at the end of Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina,near Pl Espanya,the museum is especially notable for its outstanding collection of romanesque church paintings,and for Catalan art and design from the late 19th and early 20th centuries,including modernisme and noucentisme.The Museum is housed in the Palau Nacional,a huge,Italian-style building dating to 1929.
The Palau Nacional,which has housed the Museu d'Art de Catalunya since 1934,was declared a national museum in 1990 under the Museums Law passed by the Catalan Government.That same year,a thorough renovation process was launched to refurbish the site,based on plans drawn up by the architects Gae Aulenti and Enric Steegmann,who were later joined in the undertaking by Josep Benedito.The Oval Hall was reopened in 1992 on the occasion of the Olympic Games,and the various collections were installed and opened over the period from 1995(when the Romanesque Art section was reopened)to 2004.The Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya(Museu Nacional)was officially inaugurated on 16 December 2004.It is one of the largest museums in Spain.