Arc de Triomf, Barcelona

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Monument · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Like Barcelona itself, the Arc de Triomf is at once both international and Spanish. Spend some time enjoying the street artists and carnival-like atmosphere that surround this arch. Gaze up at it and try to decipher the various symbols. While the style and proportions are classical, out of respect for visitors from abroad, the red brick and sculptures are in line with neo-Mudéjar Spanish architecture. This was a fashionable choice before the turn of the 20th century, when this arch was built. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Arc de Triomf by using our Barcelona trip itinerary builder.
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  • I just happened to stumble across this when walking in the park. The park itself is very lovely, and it was very nice to see this too. It's not as huge as photos lead it to be, but nonetheless, it's.....  more »
  • I've seen quite a few triumph arches in my travels, including that most famous one in Paris. This one is one of the most unique given it's gothic style and red brick. I like it a lot, its easily...  more »

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