Be sure to visit a market as these are amazing.
Usually in the middle of the market you will find the fish section with fish you may never have seen before.
Our local market on Travessera de Gràcia 186:
Mercado De La Boqueria on La Rambla 89:
Mercat de Santa Caterina on Avenida Francesc Cambó 16:
Barcelona is full of great architecture but the modernista style is the most amazing for me.
There are many good guides on the internet so I will not repeat here:
Some of my own pictures below from local buildings.
Casa Vicens in Gracia:
Parc Guell in Gracia:
Casa Amatller and casa Batllo on Passeig de Gracia:
Hospital de Sant Pau:
Fantastic new style tapas for reasonable prices.
The experience is well worth the money and be sure to book in advance especially at weekends.
Carrer de Rabassa 37, Gracia
Graffiti in Barcelona is common – mainly in form of ugly wall bombing – but there is also some beautiful wall paintings so be sure to look around where you go.
Also signs are targeted:
As name suggests this is a Basque style restaurant with both great seafood and meat dishes.
Reasonable prices but not cheap but very good value for money.
Carrer del Perill 33, Gracia