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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Church
“What i like most about this must-see in Barcelona is the exhibition they have in the underground of the cathedral with the models Gaudí created to build it During the summer is necessary to book it in advance if you want to go in, if not it would be almost impossible to get a ticket for the day”
  • 1067 locals recommend
Art Museum
“It is widely considered to have one of the world's finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, and the single best collection of Spanish art. ”
  • 684 locals recommend
Park
“A park to chill, meet friends, lay in the grass where you can see and listen people improvising music by the lake, where you can walk for ages though nice and clean pathways... you can algo hire a bike and discover secret and beautiful park corners ”
  • 709 locals recommend
Park
“A green oasis located in the heart of the city, which has been a gathering point for life in the city since its creation in 1877. Indeed, when it first opened, it was only public park in the city. These days, it is home to an increasing amount of yoga groups, the Catalan Parliament and the Barcelona Zoo.Barcelona's vast city park houses a zoo, regional parliament, and plenty of sites and spots for lounging. Cascada Monumental, built with input from a young Gaudí, is a stunning golden waterfall that both wows and relaxes you. Ditto the serene boating lake beside it. Enter through the Arc de Triomf and the elaborate Modernist building to your right is Castell dels Tres Dragons, built by Lluís Domènech i Montaner. Currently closed for renovation, it was once the zoology museum. Another beautiful, yet no less mysterious, series of structures are the cast iron Umbracle (palm house) and Hivernacle (winter garden) in front. Go for an authentic slice of city-park life.  ✨To get there from our apartmets: take bus num. V19 or 19, bus stops are at the corner (all the trip about 16-20min).”
  • 745 locals recommend
Park
“The Park Güell is a huge garden with peculiar architectural elements made by the singular architect Antonio Gaudí. You can visit it for a evening and enjoy there of the views. ”
  • 642 locals recommend
Seasonal eats in an modern space with an all-season terrace
“Top contemporary art museum in Madrid. Always featuring interesting activities and concerts ”
  • 502 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“La Pedrera (Casa Milà) is a building built by Antoni Gaudí and declared a World Heritage Site. It is currently the headquarters of the Catalunya La Pedrera Foundation.”
  • 465 locals recommend
Art Museum
“With over 1,600 paintings, it was once the second largest private collection in the world after the British Royal Collection. A competition was held to house the core of the collection in 1987–88 after Baron Thyssen, having tried to enlarge his Museum in Lugano(Villa Favorita), searched for a location in Europe. The Thyssen-Bornemisza fills the historical gaps in its counterparts' collections: in the Prado's case this includes Italian primitives and works from the English, Dutch and German schools, while in the case of the Reina Sofia it concerns Impressionists, Expressionists, and European and American paintings from the 20th century. ”
  • 347 locals recommend
Plaza
“2. Plaza Mayor The Plaza Mayor, located in the heart of the city a few minutes walk from the Puerta del Sol, is another of the essential places to visit in Madrid. This rectangular plaza 129 meters long and 94 wide, is surrounded by buildings and prominent places such as the Arco de Cuchilleros, the Casa de la Panadería, the most important building in the Plaza Mayor and the Statue of Felipe III, a gift from Duke of Florence.”
  • 432 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Surely "the" museum to visit in Barcelona. For the artist and for the building. Imagine Montcada Street, in the Gothic quarter, five mansions united to form a museum, lovely to visit. About Pablo Ruiz Picasso the museum is essential to understand his formative years. The genius of the young artist is revealed to us through more than 3,500 works that make up this permanent collection.”
  • 395 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Casa Batlló is a building designed by the architect Antoni Gaudí, the highest representative of Catalan modernism. It is a comprehensive remodeling of a previously existing building on the site, the work of Emilio Sala Cortés. It is located at number 43 of Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona, ​​the wide avenue that runs through the Ensanche district (Eixample), in the so-called Manzana de la discordia, because it houses, in addition to this building, other works by modernist architects: the Amatller house, which borders Gaudí's, the work of Josep Puig i Cadafalch; the Lleó Morera House, the work of Lluís Domènech i Montaner; the Casa Mulleras, by Enric Sagnier; and the Casa Josefina Bonet, by Marceliano Coquillat. The construction was carried out between the years 1904 and 1906”
  • 418 locals recommend
Castle
“The Castelo de Sao Jorge stands majestically above Lisbon and is one of the finest tourist attractions in the city. The castle is entwined in Lisbon’s early history; it saw the fall of the Romans to the Visigoths, experienced the fierce conflicts between the Arabs and Christians, survived formidable sieges by the Castilians and witnessed the birth of Portugal as a seafaring nation. This varied and turbulent history is reflected throughout the castle. There are heavily fortified battlements, medieval royal quarters and seaward views, which inspired exploration within Portuguese kings.”
  • 496 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Pablo Picasso's art gallery. The artist was born in Málaga and this the most visited museum in Málaga. ”
  • 362 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Here you can go out, drink for a cheap price and party a lot. You can also find nice restaurants to have lunch or dinner there. Try to have a look at this place during the day and during the day, it looks completely different.”
  • 567 locals recommend
Bridge
“Most amazing Roman era aqueduct. UNESCO World Heritage site Don't miss seeing it. Summer time swimming and canoeing also!”
  • 432 locals recommend
Tourist Attraction
“The most iconic Food Market in Barcelona. A must visit! Also grab a bite the food court in the back of the market, you will enjoy great seafood!”
  • 479 locals recommend

Top-rated experiences

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Probably the most popular seafood place in the country made famous internationally by Anthony Bourdain after a stop over in Lisbon. A hot tourist spot with some waiting time, but totally worth it!”
  • 291 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Sit outside to get the best of your surroundings and the wonderful view of Alcazaba. The restuarant building its self is stunning and dont forget to take a peek inside. Food is really good , we normally take the pimpi special. Also try a glass of Malaga Dulce ( it's a sweet wine from the region) ”
  • 324 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“The biggest food market in Bordeaux open from Tuesdays to Sundays with the most stalls over the weekend. Here you can find local producers as well as specialized stalls serving food and drinks.”
  • 276 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“Just round the corner from Rambla Catalunya . Perfect for family, couples or friends get together. Fantastic tapas!”
  • 189 locals recommend
Building
“Darwin Eco-Centre - an alternative technology centre, it's also possible to rent a skateboard here and purchase wholefoods and books in the shops on site. The restaurant specialises in healthy meals from produce grown in and near the centre. Sunday brunch is particularly recommended. But book ahead! ”
  • 155 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“A great place Restaurant/Bar in the center of Barcelona. Beautiful decoration and it is divided into few spots : Meat, Vegie, Fish, Bar etc... ”
  • 149 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Legendary Olivia Valere is THE place to party at during the summer. Table reservation is possible”
  • 65 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“With more than 4 centuries of history, El Rinconcillo is the oldest bar in Seville (since 1670). Traditional tapas and Spanish wines and a very Sevillan atmosphere!”
  • 202 locals recommend

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