Top 3 Cities to Explore When in Spain
As a world traveller, it is indeed difficult to recommend a specific place in Spain because there are so many places to see in the second most visited country in the world and the third largest country in Europe. Among the cities included in TripAdvisor's Traveller’s choice award, Barcelona is on top of the list followed by Madrid and Seville. Each city has something unique to offer. If you’re planning to spend your holidays in Spain, below are some of the reasons why you should go to the respective cities:
Barcelona is full of historical places such as the Barri Gothic with beautiful buildings and infrastructures dating back to medieval and Roman times, perfect for photographers who love taking pictures of beautiful façades. One of the earliest Christian civilizations settled in Barcelona, that’s why in every kilometre radius, you will spot churches with ancient gothic style such as the Church of the Sacred Family and Eglesia de Santa Maria del Mar that draw no less than a hundred visitors a day. In El Born Restaurant, you will taste the best “Tapas” in Spain. If you’re fond of partying and going to casinos and gaming hubs, the Casino de Barcelona is open from 10am to 5am. It offers the best gaming and poker tournaments. Its facilities include slot machines with great prizes, several poker tables, blackjack and roulette facilities and several poker tables with different poker variations which are also offered in http://es.partypoker.com/. Online and in-land casinos are quite popular in Spain. If you prefer to stay inside the hotel after a day of walking and food tripping, partypoker may come in handy with an available Wi-Fi connection. In fact, the Spanish developer of the virtual poker hub released an Android version for mobile devices. Not only can you meet poker enthusiasts in the region with partypoker, you might also befriend someone from its virtual lounge who’ll keep you company while in Barcelona.
Aside from the 16th century Puerta del Sol Royal Palace, you will get to visit the old Moorish quarter of Moreria which marks the centre of Spain. With your whole family, you can visit the Parque del Retiro and be revitalized by the nature inspired bodies of water and beautiful gardens. There are several activities such as boat riding and field sports. The place is peaceful with no entrance fee. Those who would like to take a glimpse of authentic Spanish art can go to the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Prado Museum or the Royal Theatre.
Seville, southern Spain’s largest city, is near the river Guadalquivir. The number one tourist attraction in Seville is the completely renovated Plaza de España. This is Sevillanas’ favourite spot to pose for wedding photos and a “must see” in Seville. For those who would like to migrate in Seville provinces, the government offices in Plaza de España where you can apply for the Spanish Residencia Card. Barrio Santa Cruz is also located in Seville where you can find several artisan shops and art galleries.