Barcelona in ParK Güell

Park Güell 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".
24 Apr 2013 10:58:00
Barcelona's Traditional Christmas Swimming Cup

A competitor dressed up as Santa Claus jumps into the sea during the 102nd Barcelona Traditional Christmas Swimming Cup at the Old Harbour of Barcelona on December 25, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
26 Dec 2011 12:26:00
El Ingenio shop

A Pablo Picasso papier mache “huge head” mask, known as “Capgros” in Catalan, is displayed at the entrance of the “El Ingenio” shop on August 23, 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. “El Ingenio” (The Ingenuity) has been making and selling papier mache giant masks and huge heads for Catalan popular festivals since 1838. The “La Merce” festival will be held on September 24 to observe the feast day of Our Lady of Mercy, patron saint of Barcelona. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
24 Aug 2011 09:14:00