Barcelona By Drone

Barcelona By Drone

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Welcome to Barcelona!

Barcelona is an enchanting seaside city with boundless culture, fabled architecture and a world-class drinking and dining scene.

Europe's Finest Architecture
As seaside tourism took off in Spain from the 1960s, Barcelona was ignored. The bulk of its Modernista (Catalan Art Nouveau) buildings lay buried under decades of grime, neglected by locals and unknown to outsiders. Gaudí was vaguely known for his unfinished cathedral, La Sagrada Família. But no-one gave a fig for La Pedrera, his gracefully curvaceous piece of whimsy on Passeig de Gràcia. Nowadays you see Gaudí's work sprinkled all throughout the city paired with some of the best architecture Europe has!

The Best Place For Paella
No foodie trip to Spain would be complete without a paella feast! This iconic rice and seafood dish actually originates from Valencia and was originally made with beans and meat instead of fish a shellfish. Today, in every corner of Spain, paella is reserved for important celebrations and family occasions. A delicious meal I highly recommend if you travel to Barcelona! 

Beaches Of Barcelona
When you go to the beach you'll find a wide stretch of beautiful sand with hip 20-somethings and teens strutting along the beach in the tiniest bikinis. You can also expect to find clean sand and clean water. In Barcelona, the most popular urban beach is Platja Barcelona at Vila Olimpica, the home of the 1992 Olympics. If you want to go try and plan it during a weekday to beat the crowds!

Cathedral De Barcelona
The most iconic feature of the city! Construction of the magnificent Gothic Cathedral of Barcelona commenced on 1 May 1298, on the site of a Romanesque temple. The work was carried out in three stages over 150 years. As is true for many religious buildings, construction had to move at a slow pace. The main façade was raised at the end of the 19th century, while the 90-meter high cimborio went up in 1913. In 1969 the blackened domes were cleaned, the altar adapted, illumination installed and the archives were renovated.

The Cathedral receives three million visitors each year. The magnificence of its Gothic art, the splendid Gothic and Baroque altarpieces, its marvelous choir, the baptistery and the sepulcher of Saint Eulalia are evident to all observers. Read more about it here.


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Jestan Mendame March 22nd, 2018

Superb! Love your shot of Barcelona!👍
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melots12 February 21st, 2018

Hello fellow traveler, hope you subscribe back 😘 more travels! 👣
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The Wanderer January 10th, 2018

Awesome footage! Would love to visit Barcelona
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Kaitlynestelle January 2nd, 2018

Love the video! Barcelona looks amazing :P

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