Top 10 Instagrammable Places in Barcelona

Last updated on September 3rd, 2021 at 03:42 am

Have you ever been to Spain? If not, you might want to consider visiting the famous City of Barcelona. Barcelona is one of the most popular and populous cities in Spain. It’s a modern city located in northeastern Spain and the biggest city of the municipality of Catalonia. Because of its size and beauty, it is very populated and one of the popular spots visited by tourists. In this blog post, let’s talk about the Top 10 Instagrammable Places in Barcelona and how to get to each spot!

Though there are several instagrammable places in Barcelona, we picked the best ones based on our research and of course our opinions. This city is not just famous because of these places, but also because of the awesome weather and cuisine. Are you excited? Continue reading as we unravel these spots to you. Read here how to get from Barcelona airport to city center.

Read here: Top 12 Instagrammable Places in Spain and Things to Know Before Visiting Spain

Best Time to Visit Barcelona

Barcelona is known to have awesome weather all year round. But you can choose the best time to visit Barcelona based on your preferences. If you love hot and humid temperatures, we recommend you to visit during August when temperatures can reach up to 34°C.

However, if you love cooler temperatures, October to November are the best months to visit, when temperatures can go down to 15°C. 

If you want to visit the instagrammable places in Barcelona during the winter, November to February are the months you can consider. However, you can experience the best weather from May to July and September, making these months the best times to visit Barcelona since the weather is just fine to explore the city.

Click here to know more about the weather in Barcelona.

Top 10 Instagrammable Places in Barcelona

1. Casa Batlló

Top 10 Instagrammable Places in Barcelona

Casa Batlló is the first on our list of top 10 instagrammable places in Barcelona is a beautiful masterpiece by Antoni Gaudi. It was actually an apartment before, but was restored by Gaudi and turned it into a masterpiece. Currently, Casa Batlló is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the icons in Barcelona. Just remember to book your ticket in advance to visit this amazing site since it’s always jam-packed with tourists.

Casa Batlló is located at Passeig de Gràcia, 43, 08007 Barcelona. 

How to get there? From the metro stop, make sure to look for the exit called Calle Aragó-Rambla Catalunya. It will take you only a 30-second walk to reach Casa Batlló.

2. Gothic Quarter

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When talking about the top 10 instagrammable places in Barcelona, one can’t miss the Gothic Quarter. You’ll fall in love with the most historic areas of this street. Don’t forget to take a photo by the neo-Gothic bridge and show your Instagram followers this beautiful architecture.

How to get to the Gothic Quarter? Just take the metro and stop by at Jaume I Station. From the station, the Gothic Quarter is just a 2-minute walk away.

3. Sagrada Familia

Your Instagram posts in Barcelona won’t be complete without one taken in the Sagrada Familia. It is another icon in Barcelona made by architect Antoni Gaudi, and is also the most visited one in the city. Sagrada Familia is also called the Basílica de la Sagrada Família, an unfinished Roman Catholic minor basilica in Barcelona. Its construction is expected to be finished in 2026.

La Sagrada Familia is located at Carrer de Mallorca, 401, 08013 Barcelona. 

How to get there? You can get to Sagrada Familia by the metro or by bus. From València – Lepant bus stop, you can get to the basilica by a 4-minute walk.

4. Carrer de l’Allada-Vermell

Top 10 Instagrammable Places in Barcelona

Who said that only Paris is the romantic place in Europe? Allada Vermell will also give you the romantic vibes of the city, making it in our top 10 instagrammable places in Barcelona! This street in Barcelona will surely lighten up your Instagram posts with its gorgeous facade covered with beautiful plants and flowers. Allada Vermell is indeed a glamorous place for a walk date with your loved one.

How to get there? Metro Lines 1 and 4 are the metro lines that stop near Carrer De L’Allada-Vermell. If you’re coming from Pl Pons Clerch Station, Carrer De L’Allada-Vermell is just a 2-minute walk away.

5. Bunkers del Carmel

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Located on top of Turó de la Rovira (Rovira’s Hill), Bunkers del Carmel is a very quiet and relaxing place where you can see the city views from the top. The bunkers are very historical, originally used as anti-aircraft batteries during the Spanish Civil War. The views you’ll get are indeed majestic, making it one of the top 10 instagrammable places in Barcelona that you should visit next.

Bunkers del Carmel is located at Carrer de Marià Labèrnia, s/n, 08032 Barcelona.

How to get there? Ride the metro and get off at Guinardo. From there, walk and stroll up through the park, and you’ll reach the bunkers in 30 minutes or so.

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6. Palo Alto Market

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Palo Alto Market, or Palo Market Fest, is not just a normal market. It’s a famous hipster market in Barcelona where you can find vintage stalls selling a wide variety of vintage products and different kinds of street food and drinks. You can also find many products made by local designers and artists. This is definitely a must-visit top 10 instagrammable places in Barcelona. Full of music and art!

Palo Alto Market is located in the area of Poblenou and opens every first weekend of the month.

How to get there? You can ride the Metro Line 4 to get off near Poblenou. Pg. Taulat – Bac De Roda is the closest station to Palo Alto Market and you can reach the place by a 4-minute walk.

7. Camp Nou

Camp Nou is one of our top 10 instagrammable places in Barcelona that you can’t miss as well! Europeans, specifically the Spanish people, love football/soccer so much that this stadium is a must visit when you go to Barcelona. If you’re lucky, you can even watch a game and enjoy it with the locals. Camp Nou is the home stadium of FC Barcelona and the largest stadium in Spain and in Europe.

Camp Nou is located at C. d’Arístides Maillol, 12, 08028 Barcelona. 

How to get there? The most convenient way is by taking the metro. There are several stations close to Camp Nou and it only takes a 10-minute walk to reach the stadium.

8. Barcelona Cathedral

Locally known as the Catedral de Barcelona, it is another icon of the city. It’s a Gothic cathedral where the Archbishop of Barcelona sits. This cathedral is very old, built in the 14th century. Because of its majestic architecture, it makes it to our list of top 10 instagrammable places in Barcelona.

Barcelona Cathedral is located at Pla de la Seu, s/n, 08002 Barcelona. 

How to get there? From Jaume I Metro Station, the Barcelona Cathedral is just around a 5-minute walk.

9. Park Guell

Park Guell is a system of public parks with lots of gardens and architectonic elements located on Carmel Hill in Barcelona. This is another work of Antoni Gaudi and also one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Because of the picturesque pieces inside the park such as the Serpentine Bench, Austria Gardens and the Gaudi House Museum, El Drac, and many more, it’s included in our list of top 10 instagrammable places in Barcelona that you should visit next. 

Park Guell is located in La Salut, Gracia District, Barcelona.

How to get there? Taking the metro and getting off at the Lesseps Station which is the nearest station to Park Guell is the recommended way. From the station, you have to walk for 15-minutes to get to the park. You can also ride a taxi if you want to get directly to the park without walking uphill.

10. La Boqueria Market

Also known as the Mercado de La Boqueria or Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, La Boqueria is a large public market and one of Barcelona’s touristic landmarks. You can find a wide variety of products here such as fresh produce, yummy street food and drinks, cheeses, and many more. With lots of beautiful colors inside, it surely is one of top 10 instagrammable places in Barcelona. Even their grand iron entrance is amazing!

La Boqueria Market is located at La Rambla, 91, 08001 Barcelona. 

How to get there? La Boqueria is about a 7-minute walk downhill from Plaça de Catalunya.

And that ends our Top 10 Instagrammable Places in Barcelona! We surely want to add more but we just picked the best ones for you guys so it’s easier for you to plan. We hope you like it!

Which are your favorite instagrammable places in Barcelona? Share your experiences with us by commenting below.

Happy travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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