Placa d'Espanya, Barcelona

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All roads in Barcelona seemingly lead to Placa d'Espanya. Well, at least its major thoroughfares meet here. But the main draw remains the grand monuments that dot the square. Crane your neck at the 47 m (154 ft) Venetian Towers, wander the Arenas de Barcelona shopping center, inside a former Moorish Revival-style bullring, and, if the weather's right, kick back in Parc de Joan Miró, named after the renowned Catalán artist whose 22 m (72 ft) Woman and Bird statue sits on one of the park's corner. Ride an elevator to the top of the shopping center for views of the plaza. Put Placa d'Espanya and other Barcelona attractions into our Barcelona trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This place is huge and beautiful with the water jets the architecture of the buildings is splendid GRANDIOSE Don't miss this place Then if you continue you can also go to MONTJOUIE From the top you dommine ALL BARCELONNE YOU IN HAVE PLEIN EYES!! Enjoy going up you won't regret
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  • Great for people watching. a monumental plaza. great location, betwwen la rambla and passieg de gracia  more »
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