When speaking of Barcelona, people always use the words such as art, bullfighting and football to describe this city. In fact, people in this city are relaxed and move very slowly. All in all, it is a city where full of art works.
Barcelona which is known as the Manhattan in Mediterranean is the second largest city in Spain, at the same time, it is also a city mixed with business, arts and culture. Modern arters in Spanish like Picasso, Joan Mir, Salvador Dail were all born here. The 25th Olympic Games was held in Barcelona successfully make it be known around the world.
Flamenco is a dance mixed with melancholy and unrestrained enthusiasm, therefore the sentiment is revealed via dancer's gestures and expressions. Dancers always frown tightly to express depression, anger and hoarse voice. That's kind of sad expression is only understood by people who know the poverty of Bohemian and tragic fate.
Attractions in Barcelona which you cant miss
The Holy Family, with other name called Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia, was designed by Antoni Gaudi, the greatest architect in the Spanish. No matter where you stand in Barcelona, you can see the magnificent building when you raise your head. This building is so gorgeous and amazing that it can be called a miracle in the architectural history. If you stand at the peak of it, you can have a panoramic view of the whole Barcelona city.
Montserrat which is known as the oddly shaped rocks, black Madonna and the oldest choir in Europe is only 60 km from downtown Barcelona. As is known to all, it is the defender of Catalan people. Many people come here to pilgrims since ancient times. By the way, it is in the arms of the mountains so it is so tranquil and noble. At the right side of the door at the cathedral monastery, you can see the famous Black Madonna, which is a new statue of the Roman style. After visiting the monastery, you can also climb the mountain and enjoy the magnificent experience. On the way to the cave where Black Madonna was found, there are a lot of sculpture works made by Gowdy.