Parc Güell – Another of Gaudi’s Gift to Barcelona

Parc Güell - Barcelona

Gaudi’s Parc Güell is a UNESCO World Heritage Site: Parc Güell is yet another of architect Antonio Gaudi’s great gifts to the city of Barcelona. When you visit this mind-boggling 20-hectare park, you’ll quickly understand why it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Parc Güell sits on the hills to the north of Barcelona’s […]

Palau de la Música Catalana – A Palace for Catalan Music

Palau de la Música Catalana, Barcelona

The Palau de la Música Catalana is the Most Beautiful Concert Hall in Europe: Few concert halls are as exuberant as Barcelona’s century-old Palau de la Música Catalana (Palace of Catalan Music).  Said to be the most beautiful concert hall in Europe, the Palau Musica has the UNESCO World Heritage stamp of approval as a […]

Plaza Mayor – A Historical Madrid Plaza

Plaza Mayor - Madrid Square

Plaza Mayor – This Madrid Square has been the Scene of Many Historical Events: Plaza Mayor is one of Madrid’s main tourist attractions. This Madrid square is the most likely venue for visitors having a drink at one of the many cafes and enjoying the Spanish sunshine.  However, things have not always been so peaceful […]

Palacio Real – The Royal Palace of Madrid

Palacio Real - Madrid..

Madrid’s Palacio Real is Second only to Versailles in Size and Splendour: Twenty-five years in construction and spanning the reign of two Bourbon monarchs, Madrid’s Palacio Real (Royal Palace) was built to impress. And who can dispute this when you learn that there are nearly three thousand rooms, with two hundred and forty balconies and […]

Gran Teatre Del Liceu or Simply Liceu Barcelona

Liceu Barcelona

The Liceu Barcelona is One of the Largest Opera Theatres in Europe: Simply referred to as the Liceu Barcelona in Catalan or Liceo Barcelona in Spanish, Barcelona’s opera house, the Gran Teatre del Liceu is one of the largest opera theatres in Europe. Yet unlike many of the grand opera houses in other old European […]

Prado Museum – Where the Spanish Masters Reign

Prado Museum, Madrid

Museo del Prado  has one of the World’s Finest Collections of European Art: Madrid’s Prado Museum is one of the most visited tourist spots in this city.  The Prado is home to over 7,600 paintings and thousands of sculptures, prints, drawings and historic documents. Though the Prado’s collections emphasize heavily on the three most famous […]

The Mezquita – Cordoba’s unique monument

La Mezquita, Cordoba

The Mezquita, a World Heritage site: The Mezquita, Cordoba’s Great Mosque is one of the most unique monuments that you’ll ever visit. In a world marked by decades of religious battles between Catholics and Protestants and Muslim and Hindus, who would ever have imagined that a mosque with a Christian cathedral within it could have […]