Barcelona, the capital city of Spain’s Catalonia region, is located on the northeastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula. As Europe’s largest coastal Mediterranean metropolis, the city is a hub for tourists, students and artists attracted to its vibrant cosmopolitan energy and historical merit.
Within the City’s intricate network of small neighbourhoods and narrow streets are some of the worlds’ most treasured heritage sights which include some of the most globally famous and innovative works of architecture. Best known for the work of Antoni Gaudi and Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion, More of Gaudi’s architecture lies here than in any other single place in the world.
Today, Barcelona holds a reputation as one of the world’s leading cultural and touristic cities, boasting an abundance of over 40 museums and art galleries as well as opera houses and concert halls. Its global influence in arts, entertainment, fashion, media and commerce, make it one of the worlds most enticing locations for North Star’s cultural exploration.