Tag Archives: Barcelona

5 Must See Places in Barcelona

5 Must See Places in Barcelona

Barcelona, the second largest city in Spain and the capital of the Catalonia region.  This city is filled with vibrant art, cultural history, nightlife, beaches and great food.  Each year, more than 7.5 million tourists visit Barcelona.  It is also one of the most visited European city. There are tons of wonderful places to see and ...

Mercat de St Josep – La Boqueria

La Boqueria

Mercat de St Joseph de La Boqueria, or La Boqueria is a market that sells various selection of food.  The entrance can be found near the La Rambla street in central Barcelona. We found this place by accident as we were walking in La Rambla, and since we were quite hungry we ended up trying out ...

The artful Park Güell by Antoni Gaudi

Park Guell

Park Guell is located in Gracia district of Barcelona, Spain.  The park was commissioned by Count Eusebi Guell and designed by the famous Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi in the years 1900 - 1914.  It is considered to be one of the largest architectural works in Europe. All around the park, it has stunning mosaic and tile ...

Callate la boca shop in Barcelona

Cute little orange figure display outside the shop

I found another Callate la boca shop!  The first Callate la boca shop I found was in Madrid and I just had to take a photo since the shop had such cute designs.  And this time, I found it in Barcelona, just a few blocks from the Jaume I station. Callate la boca means 'shut your ...

Hello Kitty chan in La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Hello Kitty in La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Earlier this month of July, we went to Barcelona to check out the beautiful city.  And this quick short post is a preview of what will be posted in the next couple of weeks here in icoSnap.  Behind Hello Kitty chan is the La Sagrada Familia Basilica.  This Cathedral is the most famous work of ...