Best Neighbourhood EVER. Gracia antiguamente era un pueblo independiente de Barcelona hasta que se agregó a la ciudad en 1897.
Distritos de Barcelona Hoy día se respira un ambiente bohemio en sus plazas y calles, da gusto pasear por ellas. Son famosas las Fiestas de Gracia que tienen lugar a mediados de agosto. Los vecinos decoran las calles con adornos hechos por ellos mismos, las calles mejor decoradas reciben premios. Y también tienen lugar conciertos y otras actividades. Gracia se divide en cinco barrios: Vallcarca i el Penitents, El Coll, La Salut, Vila de Gràcia y Camp d’en Grassot i Gràcia Nova. El mayor atractivo de Gracia es el Parc Güell, ese proyecto de urbanización encargado a Antoni Gaudí que no acabó de materializarse. Gràcia Puede verse el primer trabajo importante de Gaudí, la Casa Vicens, que se inspiró en el estilo mudéjar y oriental.
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Placa-del-sol-barri-de-gracia-barcelona.jpg (Image JPEG, 600x400 pixels) La Sagrada Família. Park Güell. Park Güell (Catalan: Parc Güell [ˈparɡ ˈɡweʎ]) is a garden complex with architectural elements situated on the hill of El Carmel in the Gràcia district of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
It was designed by the Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí and built in the years 1900 to 1914. It has an extension of 17.18 ha (0.1718 km²), which makes it one of the largest architectural works in south Europe. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site "Works of Antoni Gaudí". Origins as a housing development
Parc Guell. Park Guell by Antonio Gaudi. Park Güell was commissioned by Eusebi Güell who wanted to create a stylish park for Barcelona aristocracy.
The park contains amazing stone structures (see below), stunning tiling and fascinating buildings. You can see from this picture the Gaudí dragon fountain that is at the entrance to Güell park. This dragon is adorned in beautiful coloured tiling and there is something rather hypnotic and magical about it. Here you can see a walkway supported by twisting rock pillars that seem to be growing out of the ground like tree trunks.
Although these are rather irregular in shape they do feel strangely natural too. Gaudí was strongly influenced by natural shapes and used them in his work. Parc de la Ciutadella. The main attraction has, from its establishment hitherto been the zoo.
This was due to out of the 7,000 animals present the albino gorilla Snowflake, who has died in 2004. Near the zoo's entrance, the famous climbable gigantic stone mammoth is to be seen, just as the metallic cat in another perimeter of the park. Another yet to be mentioned conspicuous characteristic is the park's paths' layout, one half being made up by sinuous and rather natural seeming trails, and the other by direct and refined ones.
Along both, huge a variety of vegetation is assertively displayed, having small signposts at their front, serving as name tags. Locations The Citadel Map of the military compound of Ciutadella In 1714, after a 13-month war (War of the Spanish Succession), Barcelona fell to the army of Philip V of Spain. Parc de la Ciutadella, Barcelona. The Parc de la Ciutadella is Barcelona's most central park.
The park includes a zoo, a lake, a large fountain and several museums. The Catalan Parliament is seated in a building at the center of the park. Boating lake Fountain The thirty hectare (74 acre) large park forms a green oasis close to the always crowded historic center of Barcelona. History. Parc de la Ciutadella, Barcelona - Things to Do. 4.5 Stars - 81 Reviews Avingudade del Marquès de l'Argentera Helpfulness3 more images Parc de la Ciutadella is a huge (280,000 square meters) park in the center of Barcelona, and it is a nice place for strolling around.
First of all it is a city park with green areas, flowerbeds, trees, refreshment stalls, statues, a lake, and a very impressive Baroque fountain. It was built for the Exposición Universal de Barcelona in 1888, and was designed by Josep Fontsère (and his assistant Antoni Gaudí).The area used to be a military citadel, but was turned into a city park in the second half of the 19th century.
Around the park you'll still find a few buildings from the old citadel (and also some remains from the 1888 Exhibition)... Helpfulness4 more images After a long stroll in Barri Gotic I wanted to relax for a while and this nice park in the center of the city is ideal because it’s in walking distance. Parc de la Ciutadella. Montjuïc.