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Barcelona, Spain








Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona is a major economic center, with one of Europe's principal Mediterranean ports, and its airport is
the second largest in Spain. Founded as a Roman city, Barcelona became the capital of the Counts of Barcelona
and the Crown of Aragon. Besieged several times during its history, Barcelona is today an important
cultural center and a major tourist destination and has a rich cultural heritage. Particularly renowned
are architectural works of Antonio Gaudi­ and Lluis Domenech i Montaner that have been designated
UNESCO World Heritage Sites.




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