Explore historic Spain and its tourist attractions

Located in Southwestern Europe, Spain is a vibrant and lively city full of tourists in every corner. It can be reachable very easily from any part of the Europe as the transportation is very good. Spain country occupies most of the area in Iberian Peninsula. It has two major and busiest airports, Barcelona and Madrid. Apart from these there are few other airports such as Gerona, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca etc. This country has many tourist attractions and islands. Spain borders with France to the east, Atlantic Ocean to the west, Canadian sea in the north, Mediterranean Sea in the South. Most of the area in Spain borders with sea, as the result it has some amazing beaches and beautiful islands.


Top Attractions in Spain


Sagrada Familia


Sagrada Familia, Spain


Design by Antoni Gaudí, La Sagrada Familia is the first attraction that strikes in mind when people think of visiting Spain.  It is the large Roman Catholic Church that is situated in Barcelona and the most visited place in Spain. The construction of this basilica began in the year 1882 and not finished yet. Antonio Gaudi, a Catalan architect worked on this until his death in1926. Sagrada Familia, officially called Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família or the Holy Family Church of the Atonement is the one of the most unconventional churches in the world.

The Alhambra

The Alhambra, Spain


Situated on a plateau overlooking the city of Granada, Alhambra is part fortress, part palace and part garden. This palace is constructed in by Nasrid sultans in 14th century. This complex includes buildings, towers, walls, gardens, and a mosque, but it's the indescribably intricate stone carvings, the delicate filigrees, the magnificent tile-lined ceilings, the graceful arches, and serene courtyards of the Nasrid palace that will haunt your dreams. The Alhambra is the pinnacle of Moorish art and one of the best architectural sights in the whole of Europe, overlooking the pretty hillside city of Granada.

Palacio Real

Palacio Real, Spain


The Palacio Real (or The Royal Palace) is situated in Madrid and is the official residence of the King of Spain although it is only used for state ceremonies. This building complex is the largest in Madrid and it is situated next to the beautiful Plaza de Oriente Square. This palace was initially designed by Filippo Juvarra to accommodate the court of Felipe V, to accommodate a total of more than 3000 courtiers. The palace gardens, called the Campo del Moro, are also worth visiting, as is the square nearby.

Ibiza

Ibiza, Spain


One of the Balearic Islands, Ibiza is located in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Spain. People visit this island to celebrate parties, holidays and enjoy the live music. Best time to visit Ibiza is during summer as the population doubles during this time of the year as visitors from around the world flock to Ibiza to enjoy nightlife and drinking in bars.

As mentioned above Spain has something for its visitors in every corner of the country. This city is also a surprise to those who have the image of having to fight for towel space at one of its crowded beaches or sipping sangria while watching a bull fight or flamenco dance. There are many other places in the Spain such as Costas, La Concha, Aqueduct of Segovia, Cuenca, El Escorial, Mezquita of Cordoba and many others.

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About Amber Noora

Amber Noora is a nature lover, a travel enthusiast and a blogger. She loves to travel in her leisure times with friends and family members.