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“Fountains are Awesome!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Placa Espanya

Placa Espanya
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Barcelona Walking Tour with Priority Access Sagrada Familia
Ranked #31 of 691 things to do in Barcelona
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Stalbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Fountains are Awesome!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2013

Come see this place at night, usually during 9-11 in summer. This is probably one of the first things you will see if you take the Aerobus into the city as it's the first stop. Do come back and explore it more, ideally at night when you can see the light show with the massive fountain.

Visited June 2013
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“You will see it first”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

Aero bus first stop is on this place. This means this the first Magnificat view of the Barcelona. This place among others summaries the history and development the gem Barcelona. Fountains, gates, palaces, modern buildings. I must and should say it here and in everywhere Barcelona is a precious gem. Barcelona is not a city, it is a collection of beautiful cities

Visited June 2013
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“The fountains at night in Plaça Espanya, Barcelona”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2013

When in Barcelona, don't miss the illuminated fountains in the Plaça d'Espanya. During the day it's a beautiful plaza, but at night it becomes something very special. There is music playing for hours and the fountains are lit up in multitudes of colors, dark colors and pastels. The music ranges from classical to the Star Wars theme. The water dances into so many different patterns that you can sit for hours and not feel that you are seeing it repeating the same again and again. It's a happy place, filled with people enjoying the festive ambiance.

Visited May 2013
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“The beating heart of barcelona”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

The Rambla is crowded with tourists, and the Espanya Plaza is crowded by locals and tourists. An all day long people, veichels rushing from all directions. Visit the Arena which was turned from a Bull Fighting Ring into a beautiful moll. Go up the to the upper deck for an excelent panorama on the Plaza and the city. A wide selection of eating places is on the roof and in the inside. Then go along the Plaza up the stairs, or escalators to the magic fountain and above for a second panoramic view of the city. If you are tired make a rest at the Juan Miro Park on the other side of the Arena moll.

Visited May 2013
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“Good base for a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

Plentiful less expensive tape ahops in the neighborhood, reasonably priced hotels, and Montjuic activities within walking distance. Free evening entertainment at the nearby Magic Fountain. If we return to Barcelona, we'll probably stay in this area again, just far enough from the tourist and business center prices.

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