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Barcelona is the capital of the autonomous community of Catalonia, Spain, and the second largest city in the country, founded as a Roman city in the Middle Ages, becoming the capital of the County of Barcelona. After merging with the kingdom of Aragon, Barcelona remained an important city in the Aragon Crown.
Surrounded several times during its history, Barcelona has a rich cultural heritage and is today a major cultural center and a major tourist destination.
Particularly famous are the architectural works of Antoni Gaudí and Lluís Domènech i Montaner, which have been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The city is known to have been the city where the 1992 Summer Olympics were held, as well as world-class conferences and exhibitions as well as many international sports tournaments.
Barcelona has become one of Spain's premier tourist destinations, which has the ability to please the vast majority of those visiting the region or the city.
With a history among the oldest in Europe, Barcelona, ​​which never sleeps, is a city full of charm, not forgetting the beautiful beaches of the Costa Brava.
The variety of artistic treasures, Romanesque churches and the greats of modern art and architecture, Dali, Gaudi, Miró, Picasso, are just a few world famous names to visit and enjoy in this magnificent city.
Barcelona, ​​situated between the sea and the mountains, has found a perfect balance, with one foot in traditional history and the other in modernity and even futurism.
Barcelona has a reputation for being the most cosmopolitan, modern and futuristic city in Spain and was renewed at the 1992 Olympic Games.
Strolling through the streets of Barcelona you will find surprises around every corner.
Pedestrian streets of the historic center, green spaces, and a splendid sea with a range of modern facilities are a reflection of its multifaceted character.
Barcelona skillfully managed to embrace its past without forgetting its commitment to the future. The city is endowed with some exceptional infrastructures that are in demand as venues for seminars, symposiums and international events. With its exceptional transport links, Mediterranean climate and plethora of visitor attractions, Barcelona is one of the world's leading business cities.
Business parks and exhibition and conference centers host a wide range of initiatives.
Visitors who come to Barcelona for leisure or business can also enjoy the city's Mediterranean character.
The city also has beautiful urban beaches, marine resorts, and oceanfront golf courses.
While visiting Barcelona one also ends up taking time to visit the Catalonia region as enjoying the pleasures of the Costa Brava due to its wild coast name due to the uniqueness of the sudden encounter between the mountain and the sea.
The nature, climate and history, the picturesque entrances and some villages were enough to have a worldwide reputation, as well as the Costa Dorada in the south of Barcelona, ​​is the color of gold, bright, being the reason for the maritime coast. of your name.
Nature lovers will not have to go far to explore the mountains in the Cordillera Litoral and the Catalan Pyrenees.
Barcelona's cuisine can be described as a dynamic combination of tradition with a variety of influences from other cultures, clearly experiencing the Mediterranean flavor on the palate using olive oil, fresh vegetables, fish and meat.
There is a lot of originality in the dishes due to Barcelona's proximity to the sea and the mountains. A well-known and popular dish in Barcelona is "escudela", a kind of stew that is typical of the region, usually made up of vegetables, pasta, rice and potatoes. This is a common meal for normal weekdays at home.
A typical seafood dish that is very normal to see on a more luxurious menu is Zarzuela. The zarzuela is made with cuttlefish, shrimp, mussels, and sometimes also has lobster.
Some traditional desserts in the Barcelona area are "Crema Catalana", which is made from a cream base topped with caramelized sugar.
Some typical additions to this dessert are created by adding honey or pine nuts.
Another common dessert is "Menjar Blanc", which is a pudding made from almond milk.
Barcelona has a typically Mediterranean climate. Winter is relatively humid but mild, and summer is dry.
The rainy seasons happen in the middle of autumn and spring. The hallmarks of this climate are the 3 to 5 months of dry summer, which is caused by subtropical downward air. There are very few days of extreme temperatures, heat or cold, making Barcelona's minimum and maximum temperature averages temperate, typical of the mild Mediterranean climate.
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