It’s not the same enjoying Barcelona at night than during the day. Sunlight is to discover monuments, sunbathing or chilling out at the the terraces. 

If you like travelling you probably know that it’s not the same enjoying a city at 12 PM than at 9 PM. Barcelona is no exception. At night it has a special atmosphere. Some say it’s magic. Others allude to the mystery invading the street. Fortunately, some photographers have captured this spirit. Here some examples.

Port Vell

The antique port of Barcelona seen from Montjuïc. What you see is popular Rambla de Mar, a bridge over the Mediterranean sea  that unites the city with the Maremagnum commercial center.

 

Gothic Quarter

Its narrow streets are always full of people but locals know that the best moment to enjoy it is at the evening.

W Barcelona

One night can cost up to € 1,700.

Carrer dels Mirallers

Located at El Born, on the way to Santa María del Mar. It shows that in Barcelona, ​​street art is where you least expect it.

Carrer dels Mirallers! #photography #bornbarcelona

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More charming streets

Also in El Born, which is known for being one of the most sophisticated neighborhoods in Barcelona.

When the night falls in Barcelona.

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Sagrada Familia

The Basilica that culminates the architectural work of Antoni Gaudí. It is expected to be finished in 2026, one hundred years after the death of the architect.

Casa Batlló

Impressive at every time of the day. Gaudí wanted to project in this building the legend of Sant Jordi and the Dragon. Observe. These mask-shaped balconies emulate the skull of the beast and the roof, its back. The small color tiles are the scales and on top, guarding the building, the cross of the patron saint of Catalonia.

 

The two Towers

Located at Vila Olímpica (Olympic Village), a neighborhood built to accommodate the athletes of the 1992 Olympic Games. Up until that time it had been Icària, an industrial zone inhabited by factories and shanties.

Diagonal

This huge avenue, which crosses the city from San Martín to Ronda de Dalt, was inaugurated in 1860 as part of the Cerdá Plan.

 

The MNAC

The National Museum of Art of Catalonia is located at Montjuïc’s National Palace, built in the framework of the International Exhibition of 1929. Its architectural style is a revival of Romanesque and Baroque. Its most outstanding attractions are the light and water show of the Magic Fountain and the views.