Thursday, January 15, 2009

BARCELONA: CATALUNYA SQUARE

Plaça Catalunya is a really lively square in Barcelona. Some of the most important shopping streets leave from this square, like Passeig de Gràcia, La Rambla de Catalunya, Portal de l'Ángel or Pelayo Street.

Beside Plaça Catalunya you also can find shopping centers like El Corte Inglés or El Triangle as well as exclusive stores like Apple Store.


Plaça Catalunya


Plaça Catalunya in Barcelona
Pigeons in Plaça Catalunya in Barcelona


Catalunya Square in BarcelonaRed flowers in Catalunya Square


Catalunya Square in BarcelonaCatalunya square is usually crowded


Catalunya Square in BarcelonaMonument to Francesc Macià, an important catalan politician, in Catalunya Square

Catalunya Square in BarcelonaBust of Francesc Macià in the foreground, on the left, and sculpture of La Deesa (goddess) by Josep Clarà in the background

Sculpture in Plaça Catalunya in Barcelona
This sculpture also appears in the previous picture of Plaça Catalunya in Barcelona



El Triangle Shopping mall in Barcelona
El Triangle Shopping mall in Plaça Catalunya


Cafe Zurich in Barcelona
Cafe Zurich in Plaça Catalunya is one of the most popular meeting points of the city

Corte Inglés shopping mall in Barcelona
El Corte Inglés shopping mall in Plaça Catalunya



Apple Store in Barcelona
Apple Store in Barcelona beside Plaça Catalunya and Passeig de Gràcia


And two last pictures of Plaça Catalunya in Christmas:


Bargelona ice skating rink in Barcelona
Bargelona ice skating rink in the center of Plaça Catalunya


Plaça Catalunya in Barcelona
Plaça Catalunya in Barcelona lit at Christmas



In the old city of Barcelona you can also visit other beautiful places:





Finally, clicking on the next link you will find links to more beautiful and interesting places of Barcelona.

2 comments:

www.avebarcelonamadrid.info said...

Me encanta las imágenes que muestras en el blog, captan de forma perfecta la magia de la ciudad de Barcelona.

Frank said...

Muchas gracias por tu comentario. Eso es precisamente lo que pretendo, intentar transmitir con imágenes el espíritu y la esencia de Barcelona y del resto de lugares que visito.