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Tag: Discover Barcelona

L’ARBRE DELS NASSOS / THE TREE OF NOSES

As we mentioned in our story, “L’Home dels Nassos,” the origin of the “Man of Noses” comes from L’Arbre dels Nassos (“Tree of Noses”). The legend of the tree is […]

L’HOME DELS NASSOS

There’s a man of Catalan myth and legend that has children around Catalonia eager to spot him on New Year’s Eve. The story, as parents tell it, is that this […]

EL CAGANER

One of the most frequent questions in my house back home was, “Did you have a good poop today?” (Sorry for putting that out there, guys.) This aspect of my […]

El TIÓ DE NADAL / CAGA TIÓ

Christmas time is here, which means, for people living in Barcelona, it’s time to bring out the Catalan Christmas traditions. If you happen to visit the Mercat de Santa Llúcia, […]

EL PALAU DE LA VIRREINA

The Palau de la Virreina, situated on the Rambla near the Boqueria Market, houses the Centro de la Imagen (Center of the Image), which exhibits photo and audiovisual projects. If […]

FONT DE CANALETES

One of the first places people usually visit when they come to Barcelona are Las Ramblas. Consequently, many will notice the famous Canaletes fountain, which was installed in 1888, situated […]

CEMENTIRI DE MONTJUÏC

The famed cemetery atop Montjuïc is a place that is hard to describe in full detail. In this way, it is memory personified. The more you analyze it, the more […]

EL PANOT DE BARCELONA

For those of you who live in or have visited Barcelona, you undoubtedly have noticed one of the city’s most famous symbols: the Barcelona flower, or “panot de flor.” It’s […]

MONESTIR DE PEDRALBES

Living in Barcelona for 5 years now, I’ve visited a lot of the local staples that make the city one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Each time […]