Top 10 attractions in Spain

When you look at countries like Spain, it is difficult to limit all attractions and experiences for the top ten. However, here are ten attractions in Spain that we think you should not miss.

1. Museo del Prado in Madrid

The Prado Museum is considered art world's most premier. With some 4,000 masterpieces, you can explore the history of Spain and the movement of art under one roof. Many of these art featured in the museum was acquired by the Kings of Spain and understand the works of masters such as Goya, Caravaggio, Fra Angelico, Botticelli and Bosch.

2. Alhambra in Granada

Alhambra is a Moorish palace fortress. The palace complex is vast and occupies a large part of the city. Be sure to plan a full day to explore the field. If you're visiting in summer, be sure to purchase your tickets well in advance. Alhambra is considered one of the largest representations of Islamic art and architecture. The Alhambra offers a variety of sites itself, including the Alcazaba fortress palace which boasts spectacular views over the city.

3. Sagrada Familia, Barcelona

The Sagrada Familia is Gaudi's unfinished cathedral. Work began on the cathedral in 1882 and two years later, the architect has resigned. Gaudi established the Commission to complete the cathedral and he retired there to work. He has lived and worked on the cathedral until his death in 1926 and the cathedral was never finished. The building includes Gaudi Gothic processed, including the sides, arches and pillars. In 1979, work was BeginEdit the cathedral to be completed as Gaudi himself would.

4. The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

The experience of the design by Frank O. Gehry's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. The museum opened its doors in October 1997 and is considered one of the most important structures of 20th century architecture.

5. Cordoba and the Mezquita

Founded by the Romans, the city of Cordoba offers a variety of treasures including a mosque-cathedral, Fort Calahorra, and the synagogue, now a museum. You may also want to check the medieval quarter of the Jewish Quarter.

6. The running of the bulls in Pamplona

It is not recommended that you yourself have with the bulls, but definitely fun to watch others do it! This is one of the most famous festivals in Spain, but go with caution, because it is not only the riders who were injured.

7. Las Ramblas, Barcelona

Las Ramblas is just for pedestrians and offers outdoor markets, shops, cafes and restaurants. You can spend all day walking and looking for hidden treasures and sampling all the great cuisine that Spain has to offer. Remember to hit the taverns for some tapas.

8. Discover the art of Salvador Dali in Figueres

Salvador Dali is one of the most beloved painters in the world. The experience of his mausoleum and museum is one of the highlights of northern Spain.

9. Ronda

Driving through the mountains of Andalusia, you will have to Ronda. This small town is set atop a huge cliff and has a magnificent bridge spanning a gorge between the old and new Ronda. You can also find the oldest bullfighting ring in Spain and Roman baths.

10. Food

You just do not see everything in Spain without the benefit of the country's gastronomy. No matter what town or village you visit, you'll find a new style of cuisine to try. Take your time and try them all the ensaimada coffee and tapas and paella.


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