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Barcelona & Madrid Made Easy: The Best Sights & Walks of Spains Top Cities Andy Herbach

Barcelona & Madrid Made Easy: The Best Sights & Walks of Spains Top Cities

Andy Herbach

Published December 1st 2010
ISBN : 9781593600723
Paperback
128 pages
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Cosmopolitan Barcelona is the gateway to Spains Mediterranean coast, and Spains top destination for Americans. See world-class museums, including the Museu Picasso, and have great fun wandering the narrow streets of the Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter)MoreCosmopolitan Barcelona is the gateway to Spains Mediterranean coast, and Spains top destination for Americans. See world-class museums, including the Museu Picasso, and have great fun wandering the narrow streets of the Barri Gotic (Gothic Quarter) filled with medieval buildings. Barcelona also has some of the most interesting architecture in Europe, such as those by Antoni Gaudi. Dont miss the indescribable and uncompleted La Sagrada Familia (Church of the Holy Family), Barcelonas most recognizable landmark. And get ready to stay up late in Spains second-largest city, because Barcelona is known for its pulsating nightlife.Madrid is Spains capital city. Although travelers come to visit Madrids monuments, medieval central city, and museums-including the fantastic Prado Museum-they soon get caught up in the citys lively nightlife. The tapas scene alone is worth the trip. See Baroque and neo-Classical structures such as the Plaza Mayor and the grand Palacio Real (Royal Palace). Most of the citys main sights are within easy walking distance, making Madrid a visitor-friendly place.Its easy to get into the rhythm of these two cities and avoid the tourist traps. Grab this book, stuff it in your pocket and get ready to explore. Before you know it, youll be drinking vino tinto, eating tapas and staying up to all hours of the night-just like real Spaniards.