Santa Catalina, 71, 5 degree More photos
A Home in Barcelona Located 10 minutes’ walk from Barcelona-Sants Station, A Home in Barcelona propose an air-conditioned apartment with a large personal terrace with town views. Free WiFi is provided. Min. price: 60 € Max. price: 60 € Rooms available1 rooms
Santa Catalina, 71, 5 degree , Barcelona, a-home-in-barcelona_es_santa-catalina
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Barcelona ( BAR-sə-LOH-nə, Catalan: [bəɾsəˈlonə], Spanish: [baɾθeˈlona]) is a town in Spain. It is the capital and largest town of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain. With a population of 1.6 million within town limits, its urban area extends to numerous neighbouring municipalities within the Province of Barcelona and is home to around 4.8 million people, making it the sixth most populous urban area within the European Union after Paris, London, Madrid, the Ruhr area and Milan. It is one of the largest metropolises on the Mediterranean Sea, situated on the coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat and Besos, and bounded to the west by the Serra de Collserola mountain range, the tallest peak of which is 512 metres (1,680 feet) high. Request to Book
Founded as a Roman city, within the Middle Ages Barcelona became the capital of the County of Barcelona. After merging with the Kingdom of Aragon, Barcelona continued to be an important town within the Crown of Aragon as an economic and administrative centre of this Crown and the capital of the Principality of Catalonia. Barcelona features arich cultural heritage and is today an important cultural centre and a major tourist destination. Particularly renowned are the architectural works of Antoni Gaudi and Lluis Domenech i Montaner, which have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The headquarters of the Union for the Mediterranean are situated in Barcelona. The town is known for hosting the 1992 Summer Olympics as well as world-class conferences and expositions and also many international sport tournaments.
Barcelona is one of the worlds leading tourist, economic, trade fair and cultural centres, and its influence in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the worlds major global cities. It is a major cultural and economic centre in southwestern Europe, 24th within the world (before Zurich, after Frankfurt) and a financial centre. In 2008 it was the fourth most economically powerful town by GDP within the European Union and 35th within the world with GDP amounting to €177 billion. In 2012 Barcelona had a GDP of $170 billion; and it was leading Spain in employment rate in that moment.In 2009 the town was ranked Europes third and one of the worlds most successful as a town brand. In the same year the town was ranked Europes fourth best town for business and fastest improving European city, with growth improved by 17% per year, and the town has been experiencing strong and renewed growth for the past three years. Since 2011 Barcelona has been a leading smart town in Europe. Barcelona is a transport hub, with the Port of Barcelona being one of Europes principal seaports and busiest European passenger port, an international airport, Barcelona–El Prat Airport, which handles over 50 million passengers per year, an extensive motorway network, and a high-speed rail line with a link to France and the rest of Europe."