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Arc de Triomf, Barcelona

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Monument Tourist Spot
Like Barcelona itself, the Arc de Triomf is at once both international and Spanish. Spend some time enjoying the street artists and carnival-like atmosphere that surround this arch. Gaze up at it and try to decipher the various symbols. While the style and proportions are classical, out of respect for visitors from abroad, the red brick and sculptures are in line with neo-Mudéjar Spanish architecture. This was a fashionable choice before the turn of the 20th century, when this arch was built. To visit Arc de Triomf on your trip to Barcelona, use our Barcelona travel itinerary planner.
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  • Spent the day lazing around the park and saw many performers and a group of children in the square performing a dance. Very peaceful and beautiful vibe.  more »
  • We rented a couple of bicycles and found ourselves cycling towards this amazing arc we stopped to take it in then continued on to the park which was very close by.  more »
  • The monument is set in a lovely wide avenue and is not overshadowed by any buildings. It is very finely constructed out of red bricks and carvings  more »