Architectural Marvels: 7 Places To Visit In Spain
After 135 years of construction, La Sagrada Familia remains unfinished though immensely breathtaking. Its multiple spires are a hallmark of Barcelona and it is considered a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Another UNESCO World Heritage site designed by Antoni Gaudí, the Casa Battló sits at one of the most populated areas of Barcelona. Much of the façade is eye-catching due to the mosaic design made from ceramic tiles. There are few (if any) straight lines incorporated into the entire design.
The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao houses various artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jeff Koons, and Yoko Ono.
Planning a visit to Spain's "City of Wine"? Consider staying at this fantastic hotel designed by Frank Gehry. It offers five-star amenities including spas, restaurants, and spacious suites—not to mention this amazing, avant-garde façade.
The Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias took almost a decade to build and cost close to 1 billion euro. The result? This fantastic modern marvel that's also considered one of the 12 Treasures of Spain.
Travel back in time at La Alhambra, a fortress originally built for the Moorish monarchs of Granada. It's named such in honour of the reddish colour of the palace's outer walls.
The Auditorio de Tenerife is an auditorium located in the Canary Islands of Spain. It holds a 1,800 seat auditorium and a 400-seat hall for chamber music.