Hans Christian Anderson described Barcelona as the "Paris of Spain" because of its resemblance with the French atmosphere. The city has a beautiful charm and a rich cultural significance. It is the capital city of autonomous community of Catalonia in Spain and the second largest city in Spain.
With a population of over two million people, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain. Located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, Barcelona has a rich history and a wide range of attractions for the tourists from across the globe. The city is filled with galleries, museums, medieval monuments and many other special attractions. it is also a major commercial and industrial centre. It is situated along the Mediterranean coast and the towering mountains provide the perfect backdrop for the city. The city is the capital of Barcelona province, as well as, of the autonomous region Catalunya. It is a gateway to few of the best tourists spots in the entire world like Costa Brava, Tarragona and Costa Dorada. Barcelona is also the chocolate producing centre for Spain. This city has everything that a European city is famous for- markets, restaurants, museums, churches and shops. The centre of the town provides life and enjoyment, whereas, the beaches near the city are the place for complete relaxation.¾
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