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Barcelona Instagrammable Places

Sagrada FamiliaPark GüellCasa BatllóPalau de la Música CatalanaBarcelona CathedralCasa Milà, Barceloneta Beach, Tibidabo, Boqueria Market, Arc de Triomf, Pont del Bisbe and many more.

Most instagrammable places in Barcelona are counted among artwork buildups, parks, and neo-gothic style architectures. You can witness the best of Barcelona as most artwork buildings have their designs belonging to pioneer architect Antoni Gaudi. Places like Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló, Casa Milà, Palau Guell, etc, are designed by him. Furthermore, there are parks like Park Guell and Ciutadella Park for you to explore the beauty of Barcelona.

There is even a market like Boqueria Market for you to watch street performances and buy the freshest food items. If you are a fan of nature, you can visit Tibidabo Hill, an elevation of 512 meters. There you can visit its Cathedral of “Lady of Sacred Heart”, and the 120-year-old amusement Park. Barcelona Beach is another Instagrammable location for you to chill and play with water. Furthermore, you can visit the Barcelona Cathedral, and  Palau de la Música Catalana to know a bit about the city’s history. 

Here is the list of instagrammable places in Barcelona:

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Sagrada Familia

  • Sagrada Familia is among the most instagrammable places in Barcelona Spain, that is designed majorly by Antoni Gaudi. 
  • This building was initially constructed in Barcelona to promote Christianity, but later, it was made with a Neo-gothic design.
  • The design of the twisted flying buttresses and the geometrical architecture make this cathedral special.
  • A 300-step spiral staircase leads to the unfinished cathedral's museum, store, crypt, nave, and other areas.
  • This Cathedral is still unfinished, and you can expect it to be finished after 2026.

Location: C/ de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona, Spain


Timings: Daily 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM

Click Here to Book: Sagrada Familia Tickets

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02

Park Güell

  • Park Guell is one of the greenest spaces and top Barcelona instagrammable places that showcases Antoni Gaudi’s love for Mother Nature.
  • This location, now a Spanish Public Property, was formerly a collection of family house gardens. 
  • The Garden features galleries, a row of columns, and archways made by the artist.
  • The Garden beckons you in with its vibrant creations that match the floral hues.
  • You can access the spacious patio where you can experience Barcelona's charm thanks to the garden's lovely staircases and ceramic tiles.

Location: 08024 Barcelona, Spain


Timings: 09:30 AM to 07:30 PM every day

You can Checkout: Park Guell Ticket Price

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03

Casa Batlló

  • Casa Batllo was originally built as a house but today, it stands among World Heritage-listed sites and the most instagrammable places in Barcelona Spain designed by Antoni Gaudi. 
  • Visit Casa Batllo to see Antoni Gaudi's best artwork and its recent conversion to digital format through volumetric projections, motion sensors, stimulating audio, immersive experiences, etc.
  • With the help of a sizable installation of a 6-LED cube that flashes brilliant red and pink colors, catch the stunning sight of the Gaudi Cube.

Location: Passeig de Gràcia, 43, 08007 Barcelona, Spain 


Timings: 09:00 AM to 08:00 PM every day

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04

Barcelona Cathedral

  • The Cathedral of Barcelona or the Cathedral of Holy Cross and Eulalia is the seat of the Archbishop of Barcelona and is among the holy most Instagrammable places in Barcelona Spain.
  • You can pay your homage at this Cathedral while admiring its magnificent architecture in its cloister, garden, bell tower, crypt, and main portal.
  • In the cloister, there is a gift shop where you can purchase electric candles to light in the cathedral.

Location: Pla de la Seu, s/n, 08002 Barcelona, Spain


Timings: 08:00 AM to 12:45 PM, 01:00 PM to 05:30 PM, and 05:45 PM to 07:30 PM Every day

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05

Casa Vicens

  • Located in the Gracia Neighbourhood of Barcelona, you can access the modernist building to witness its beautiful architecture.
  • It is one of the first major projects of Antoni Gaudi featuring the Orientalist style, a mimicry of Neo-Mudejar architecture.
  • You can take a guided tour of the building to uncover the truth behind symbolic and decorative elements. 
  • Take home the “Smile Gaudi”, a souvenir picture of yours from the best photographers in Barcelona.
  • Tardor Vicens lets you taste the yummiest caramel rolls and the best snacks in the town.

Location: Carrer de les Carolines, 20-26, 08012 Barcelona, Spain


Timings: Everyday 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM

Click Here to Book: Casa Vicens Tickets

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06

Casa Milà

  • Casa Mila is among the artistic Barcelona most instagrammable places that showcase civic architecture designed by Antoni Gaudi.
  • The exquisite stone sculpture known as the "Heart of Passeig de Gracia" can be seen on the magnificent facade.
  • The stunning Flower and Butterfly courtyards of the art complex are open for exploration.
  • The public is welcome to tour the 100-year-old Pedrera apartment to get a glimpse of opulent 20th-century Spain.
  • You may also tour Casa Mila's rooftop, which was built with stone and marble and offers a majestic view of Barcelona. 

Location: Passeig de Gràcia, 92, 08008 Barcelona, Spain


Timings: Monday to Saturday, and Holidays 09:00 AM to 08:30 PM

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07

Palau de la Música Catalana

  • Palau de la Música Catalana is a popular concert hall in Barcelona designed in the alluring modernista style.
  • The only UNESCO World Heritage-listed concert hall is among Barcelona instagrammable places that witnesses top music acts from the best Spanish, and international artists. 
  • Various orchestras are held in the Concert Halls.
  • You can learn music from the top-notch workshops conducted in the Concert Hall.   
  • You can explore the places of the Concert Hall like Petit Palau, Placa del Palau, Lluis Millet Hall, and CEDOC. 

Location: C/ Palau de la Música, 4-6, 08003 Barcelona, Spain


Timings: Everyday 09:00 AM to 08:00 PM

Click Here to Book: Palau De La Música Catalana Tickets

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08

Barceloneta Beach

  • Barcelona Beach is one of the most popular Spanish Beaches spreading across 1100 meters.
  • You can visit the beach to swim, surf, and relax.
  • There are many restaurants, cafes, nightclubs, and pubs located near the beach for you to enjoy.
  • Eat the popular “Tapas”, and seafood at the beach.
  • Barcelona Beach is the best place for eating Paella Fish in Barcelona.
  • The beach houses an aquarium with 20 large tanks and a tunnel that showcases the strongest sharks.
  • The Palau de Mar is located near the beach where you can witness Catalonian history’s permanent exhibitions. 

Location: La Barceloneta, Barcelona, Spain 

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09

Tibidabo

  • Tibidabo is a 120-year-old amusement park in Barcelona located on Tibidabo Hill at an elevation of 512 m.
  • The amusement park offers you 33 rides ranging from light-hearted ones to thrilling ones. 
  • Children's special rides like Carrousel, and Ferris Wheel offer calming experiences.
  • Avio ride is the city’s first Flight Simulator that lets you witness the park’s panoramic views. 
  • You can take a guided tour of the amusement park to learn about the history and culture of its attractions.
  • Halloween-special events occur to keep you entertained.
  • You can pay your respects to the “Cathedral of Sacred Heart”. 

Location: Plaça del Tibidabo, 3, 4, 08035 Barcelona, Spain


Timings: Saturday and Sunday 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM

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10

Boqueria Market

  • La Boqueria or Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria is a huge public in Barcelona. 
  • The entry through the popular street of La Rambla lists it as one of the most Instagrammable places in Barcelona Spain.
  • The market is some of the oldest existing markets in Spain between the 13-15th centuries.
  • You can buy fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat from the market.
  • Some of the best seafood stalls in Barcelona.
  • High-coveted stalls offer some of the freshest fruit juices in the city.
  • El Pinotxo Bar is located at the entrance of the market.

Location: La Rambla Street, 91, 08001 Barcelona, Spain


Timings: Monday to Saturday 08:00 AM to 08:30 PM

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11

Arc de Triomf

  • The Arc de Triomf is one of the most famous historical gates near Ciutadella Park.
  • It was constructed in 1888 as a gate to the Universal Exhibition and today it is among Barcelona most instagrammable places.
  • The gate, which stood 30 meters tall, was a triumphal arch created by architect Joseph Vilaseca I Casanovas.
  • The landmark's architecture perfectly reflects the symbolism, and its meaning through its design and decoration.
  • The Neo-Mudejar Style is beautifully displayed in the sculptural and decorative architecture by the red bricks.
  • Spain's industrialization, art, trade, agriculture, and 49 provinces are all represented by symbols. 

Location: Passeig de Lluís Companys, 08003 Barcelona, Spain


Timings: Open 24 hrs

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12

Ciutadella Park

  • Parc de la Ciutadella is an enchanting green space in northeastern Barcelona. 
  • Totaling an area of 77 acres, the park houses the City Zoo, the Museum of Natural Sciences, a lake, a large fountain, and Palau del Parlament de Catalunya. 
  • The gate of Arc de Triomf is near the garden. 
  • You can take a guided tour of the park to explore its history through the citadel, and cascada.
  • You can boat in the pond of the park to spend your leisure time.
  • The world-famous statue of Mammoth is erected in the middle of the park.

Location: Passeig de Picasso, 21, 08003 Barcelona, Spain


Timings: Every day 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM

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13

Pont del Bisbe

  • Pont del Bisbe is a popular bridge in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarters and remains one of the most instagrammable places in Barcelona, especially for renowned photographers.
  • Designed in 1928, this bridge means “Bishop’s Bridge” as it connects two Gothic Buildings.
  • The bridge is a Gothic quarter, possessing gothic architecture made up of columns with marble and stones.
  • The most popular thing about the bridge is its Skull with an embedded dagger.
  • The legend says that the dagger protects the city of Barcelona from dangers, and makes your wishes come true.

Location: C. del Bisbe, 08002 Barcelona, Spain

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14

Palau Guell

  • Palau Guell is a mansion designed for businessman Eusebi Guell by Antoni Gaudi.
  • This home is open to visitors as it is listed among UNESCO World Heritage sites and stands among famous Barcelona instagrammable places.
  • You can observe the mansion's construction, which is composed of stone, ceramics, wood, and glass and has European architecture.
  • Visit the horse stable in the building's basement, which has wonderful and distinctive pillars that are accessible by a lovely spiral staircase.
  • The concert hall, smoking room, and the woodwork in the center hall have their own grandeur.

Location:  Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 3-5, 08001 Barcelona, Spain


Timings: Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 AM to 05:30 PM

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15

Carrer de Padua

  • Carrer de Padua is a beautiful red house that showcases the charm of Spanish design. 
  • The breathtaking look of the house is due to its dual chrome contrast of red windows, and doors in the White House built by marbles. 
  • It is a hidden gem with floral patterns and stained glass windows, designed by Catalan architect Jeroni Granell i Manresa.  
  • Originally a headquarters for a perfume factory in the 1970s, this place has been restored by Alonso Balaguer, who was awarded for this remarkable resurrection.

Location: Pàdua, 75, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Barcelona- 08006

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People Also Ask About Barcelona

  1. Which are the most Instagrammable places in Barcelona?

    Most instagrammable places in Barcelona designed by Antoni Gaudi are Sagrada Familia, Casa Batlló, Casa Milà, Palau Guell, etc. Parks like Park Guell, and Ciutadella Park with Arc de Triomf gate. Boqueria Market. Palau de la Música Catalana. Barcelona Cathedral. Barceloneta Beach. Tibidabo Hill, and its amusement park. Casa Vicens. Pont del Bisbe.
  2. Which instagrammable place in Barcelona is most popular?

    Parc de la Ciutadella is among top Barcelona instagrammable places. The park is home to Barcelona’s many popular attractions like the City Zoo, the Museum of Natural Sciences, a lake, a large fountain, and Palau del Parlament de Catalunya. You can even witness the gate of Arc de Triomf near the garden. The popular Mammoth statue is in this park for you to click Insta-worthy pictures.
  3. How many days are enough to explore Barcelona?

    Three days are sufficient for touring Barcelona's key sights and experiencing the Spanish way of living, and having the yummiest food. These three days will provide you with a good understanding of Barcelona's most instagrammable places, key historical sights, lifestyle hotspots, and popular restaurants. However, if you want to explore the city to the fullest, a 7-day trip would be the best option for you to visit Barcelona's most instagrammable places.
  4. What is the best time to visit Barcelona?

    Since it is off-season, the months of September and October are ideal months to visit Barcelona. Given that there are fewer people, you may enjoy the city's attractions without having to wait in long queues. Furthermore, the weather has been enhanced to be clearer, milder, and more pleasant. Moreover, Accommodation in Barcelona is likely to be cheaper during these months.
  5. Is Barcelona expensive to visit?

    Barcelona is not that expensive when it comes to considering Western Europe on the whole. This city comes in the mid-budget range for you to explore, live, dine, and shop. But it can be a little more expensive than other Spanish cities due to popular attractions, and modern lifestyle. On average, €60-120 is the living cost per day for a single person.
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