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GENERAL INFORMATION

Barcelona, located in Spain, was established as a Roman city in the Middle Ages. It is one of the four main provinces of Catalonia. It is the second largest city in Spain with an urban population of over 4.8 million people after Madrid. It is the capital of Catalonia as well as the largest city too. Barcelona is also the largest metropolitan city on the Mediterranean Sea.

Barcelona is an internationally prominent tourist destination hosting a lot of rich cultural heritage and historical monuments, including museums and galleries, art theatres, film archives and eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites. There are remarkable architectural masterpieces clustered around the city.  It has numerous recreational areas, beautiful sandy beaches with a mild and warm climate synonymous with the Mediterranean regions. With over 600 hotels including 36 five star hotels and exquisite tourist centres in place, no doubt Barcelona is the best place for tourist.

Having cemented its name on the lists of world’s major global cities, Barcelona is home to one of the world’s leading tourism destinations with lots of economic, trade fair and cultural centres. The city of Barcelona is well known for commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts. It ranks as one of the major economic, financial and cultural centre in South Western Europe.

Barcelona is one of the richest regions in Spain, owing to its high employment rates for its citizens as well as a High GDP. The city of Barcelona is well integrated with Information and Communication Technology, thus making it a smart city. In the area of transportation, the city is well networked with extensive roads and high-speed rails leading to other parts of Europe. As a major transport hub, it has one of the busiest port and international airport in Spain.

The city is a multi-religious city, with a majority of the population being Christians especially of the Roman Catholic faith, and the lesser population being either Muslims, Jews or Buddhists. Barcelona also has a well-developed system of education for its inhabitants with a wide range of public schools from nursery to education available for its citizens. It has four public universities and more than five private universities.

Barcelona is home to a large number of foreign residents from nationalities like Italy, Pakistan, China, France,            Morocco, Bolivia, Philippines, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia e.t.c. Barcelona is historically divided into 10 districts:, Sants-Montjuïc, Gràcia, Ciutat Vella, Eixample Horta-Guinardó, Les Corts, Sant Andreu, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Nou Barris and Sant Martí.

Hotel Comparison

HotelStarsDiscountPrice per night, fromChoose dates

Ayre Hotel Gran Vía

★★★★

-21%

150119

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Novotel Barcelona City

★★★★

-36%

12277

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Hotel Porta Fira 4* Sup

★★★★

-32%

166114

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Olivia Plaza Hotel

★★★★

-35%

268175

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Capri by Fraser Barcelona

★★★★

-12%

118104

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Barcelona Princess

★★★★

-28%

13194

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Olivia Balmes Hotel

★★★★

-36%

226143

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Catalonia Barcelona Plaza

★★★★

-22%

195152

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Room Mate Carla

★★★★

-36%

196126

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El Avenida Palace

★★★★

-15%

136116

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Pol & Grace Hotel

★★★★

-20%

9677

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Ayre Hotel Caspe

★★★★

-13%

145126

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NH Collection Barcelona Podium

★★★★

-20%

176142

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Room Mate Anna

★★★★

-12%

152133

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Catalonia Ramblas 4* Sup

★★★★

-33%

190128

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Royal Ramblas

★★★★

-27%

12491

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Ilunion Barcelona

★★★★

-51%

15575

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TWO Hotel Barcelona by Axel 4* Sup- Adults Only

★★★★

-31%

12988

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H10 Cubik 4* Sup

★★★★

-40%

193116

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Hotel Barcelona Center

★★★★

-38%

165102

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