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Street Performers on Las Ramblas

Street Performers on Las Ramblas

Whatever the time of day or night you can always find a number of street performers on Las Ramblas - the social centre of Barcelona.


Frank Gehry's Copper Fish

Frank Gehry's Copper Fish

Another unique piece of sculpture from one of the world's most exciting architects.


Beach Sculpture

Beach Sculpture

This 'love it or hate it' sculpture provides and unforgettable beach landmark.


Sculpture by Roy Lichtenstein

Sculpture by Roy Lichtenstein

This huge sculpture by one of my favourite artists - Roy Lichtenstein - is one of many colourful and prominent public art pieces throughout the city.


Centre of Contemporary Arts

Centre of Contemporary Arts

This very modern building in the centre of Barcelona houses the brilliant Contemporary Art gallery, one of many galleries in culturally rich Barcelona.


Football Street Performer on Las Ramblas

Football Street Performer on Las Ramblas

Another talented street performer earns his living on Las Ramblas.


Gaudi paving tiles

Gaudi paving tiles

These hexagonal tiles, designed by Gaudi himself, line the main streets of Barcelona.


Casa Mila (La Pedrera - The Quarry)

Casa Mila (La Pedrera - The Quarry)

The facade of Casa Mila is organic and the lines flowing.


Chimneys of La Pedrera

Chimneys of La Pedrera

The roof on Casa Mila (La Pedrera - The Quarry) is one of Gaudi's most powerful experiences. These shaped chimneys are both iconic and utterly memorable.


Chocolates in St Josephs Market

Chocolates in St Josephs Market

This colourful food market off Las Ramblas in the centre of Barcelona is a hive of activity.


La Segrada de Familia Facade

La Segrada de Familia Facade

The modern facade of La Segrada de Familia.


Spires of La Segrada de Familia

Spires of La Segrada de Familia

Four of the existing eight spires of the Segrada de Familia.


Stained Glass Window in La Segrada de Familia

Stained Glass Window in La Segrada de Familia

Work continues on the magnificent Segrada de Familia, and these impressive stained glass windows are one of the many new features recently added.


Spiral columns in Park Guell

Spiral columns in Park Guell

More mathimatical features of the park, seamlessly fusing both the natural and unnatural.


The Elephant at Parc Guell

The Elephant at Parc Guell

This room is intentionally modelled on an elephant, bringing Gaudi's unique sense of humor to the park.


Fountain at Parc Guell

Fountain at Parc Guell

Water trickes from the mouth of this beautifully odd fountain.


Parc Guell Lizard

Parc Guell Lizard

This iconic lizard at the entrance of Parc Guell has been adopted as a mascot for the park and for Guadi himself.


Columns in Park Guell

Columns in Park Guell

These huge columns support the main square at the centre of Park Guell. Musicians often gather here to busk and entertain.


Passageway

Passageway

A mathematically precice passageway made of natural rocks provides on of the many fascinating incongruous elements of the park.


Parc Guell Seating

Parc Guell Seating

The seating that surrounds the magnificant open 'square' at the centrepiece of Parc Guell is both interesting and unusual, carrying Gaudi's trademark 'broken tile' finishing.