Places to see in Second visit to Spain

The kingdom of Spain is completely packed with a number of tourist destinations and must see places that can probably not be covered in a single visit. You may have to visit and revisit certain places to be able to satisfy yourself.

Let us have a look at some more interesting places in Spain which could be visited during the second visit to Spain.

Barcelona: This Catalonian Capital is very well known and comes alive especially in the evenings. People prefer to have dinner after about 9 or 10 p.m. and the night life extends up to the wee hours of the day.

Also the great architecture of Antoni Gaudi is something that you should never miss. Though this place has a rich heritage of Gothic and Romanesque architecture, what makes this place of utmost importance is Antoni Gaudi’s idiosyncratic design. Introduce yourself to Barcelona by walking along “La Rambla” which is one of the busiest streets of this Catalonian Capital. And finally do not miss the Barcelona Cathedral.

Valencia: Valencia is the 3rd largest city in Spain and is the point of entry to Costa Blanca, one of Spain’s well known beach areas. Valencia is famous for its Cathedral and some beautiful beaches. The most famous attraction of the city is the Silk Exchange which is a sequence of Gothic style constructions that mark the Valencian centre of commerce. It was also Spain’s main Mediterranean port during the 15th and 16th centuries.

Andalusia: Andalusia, another autonomous community of Spain consists of varied landscapes, influential climate and warm and friendly inhabitants. Some of the most attractive places within Andalusia are mentioned below:

Granada: This is one town in Andalusia that you cannot afford to miss. The beautiful and attractive Alhambra which in Arabic means the Red Castle located on the foot hills of Sierra Nevada is the most important tourist attraction in Granada. Its important, intricate and purposeful architecture draws the attention of all art lovers. The other places that are worth a visit within Granada include the Old city and Albaicin.

Cordoba: This well known UNESCO certified World Heritage site is famous for its Moorish extravaganza. A visual treasure of the same is the Mezquita, the mosque. Make sure to visit the baroque cathedral Santa Maria which was built during the 13th century. Also do not miss the Calahora Tower fortress and the Alcazar of the Christian Monarchs.

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