Top 5 Places in Barcelona Worth Visiting as a Capital of Art

If you haven’t been to Barcelona, you’ve never been to Spain. Barcelona is a Spanish cultural capital. The immortal masterpieces of painting from Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Juan Miro were born in Spain. If you come here, you should see the art, no matter if it is Picasso Barcelona painting here or Barcelona skyline painting. Besides, a lot of masters of art live and lived in a hot sunny climate of Spain. The nature of this town is glorified in talented artworks, such as the painting of Leonid Afremov called “Sunset in Barcelona”. Leonid Afremov is a great contemporary artist who caught the innocence and mystery of the Spanish capital. There are many spectacular places in Barcelona to visit in search for different artworks. Below, you can see the top list of locations to have a rest:

  1. Free Sunday Museums

The first Sunday of every month is the time to visit Barcelona for free.  The Pablo Picasso museum, Frederick Mahrez museum, Barcelona City History Museum, Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, The Botanical garden are among the best places to visit in Barcelona.

  1. Free Monday Museums

The Museums of chocolate and science are open without charge every first Monday of the month. The Museum of modern art “Metronome” is also available for free every first and third Mondays of the month. The entrance costs 15 euros in other days.

  1. The Virreina Palace

The entry to the Virreina Palace (Palacio de la Virreina) is always free since it is a cultural center, which hosts exhibitions of contemporary Catalan painting and sculpture. Also, there is a Museum of decorative art on the ground floor.

  1. The Art of Dancing Fountains

It is possible to see the art of dancing fountains in a so-called show for free by sitting on the steps of the Catalonia Museum of art. According to the words of hundreds of tourists, the show produces incredible emotions!

  1. Parc del Laberint d’Horta

It is the hand of human intervened in the development of nature. This Park became famous because of its mysterious labyrinth filmed in the movie called “Perfume: The Story of a Murderer.” It is possible to wander the maze every Wednesday free of charge.

Barcelona is a right place to touch the worlds art. The best Spanish artworks are here. There is a large variety of collections since medieval times till the 1990s in its museums. Modern works of famous and lesser-known artists are also everywhere. Almost every museum organizes temporary exhibitions that fill in the blanks in their long-term collections. Thus, Barcelona painting can be yours.


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