Placa Espanya, Barcelona

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All roads in Barcelona seemingly lead to Placa 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 Espanya and other Barcelona attractions into our Barcelona trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Is square is the park entrance Montjuic, was the scene of the 1992 Olympics. The funds a beautiful staircase that leads to the MNAC National Museum of Art of Catalonia.
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  • The bigger of the two city main communication hubs and the way out to the south passing the airport. A vast space of no particular use apart from a wide avenue from the VenetianTowers towers to the ba...  more »
  • Classic chaotic, with two towers of Venice, at the end is nothing but a normal square, as are all the squares of European cities, just a round to kill time,
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