City Attractions

Conference Dates: September 23-24, 2019

Venue: Barcelona, Spain

About City

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and the second most municipality of Spain after Madrid. With a population of Total 4.7 Million, the city is in Top 10 Most populous of European Union. It is the largest metropolitan area on the Mediterranean Sea, situated on the coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besòs, and restricted to the west by the Serra de Collserola mountain series, the tallest peak of which is 512 meters (1,680 feet) high. Barcelona is one of the world’s foremost tourist, economic, trade fair and cultural centers, and its influence in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its position as one of the world’s major international cities.

The Gothic Quarter is the heart of the old city of Barcelona. Barcelona is the home of many interest points declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. It has an abundant number of museums, which cover different areas and eras. The National Museum of Art of Catalonia owns a well-known collection of Romanesque art, while the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art emphases on post-1945 Catalan and Spanish art. The Fundació Joan Miró, Picasso Museum, and Fundació Antoni Tàpies hold important assortments of these world-renowned artists, as well as the Can Framis Museum, focused on post-1960 Catalan Art owned by Fundació Vila Casas. The FC Barcelona Museum has been the most visited museum in the city of Barcelona.

Barcelona beach was recorded as number 1 in the list of top 10 city beaches in the world according to National Geographic and Discovery Channel. It contains 7 beaches, totaling 4.5 kilometers of coastline: Sant Sebastià, Barceloneta and Somorrostro beaches, both 1,100 m in length, are the largest, oldest and the most-frequented beaches in Barcelona, the Olympic Harbour splits them from the other city beaches: Nova Icària, Bogatell, Mar Bella, Nova Mar Bella and Llevant.

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