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Spain: Ciutat Vella, Barcelona

  Being conquered by ancient Roman Empire and to be used as castra in 15 BC; handled by Visigoths and Arabians in the 3rd and the 8th centuries respectively, conquered by Franks in the year of 801, Barcelona today, is the capital city of Catalonia and the second biggest city of Spain. Barcelona, not only owns a rich culture but also it is one of the Mediterranean’s biggest ports and trade centers. Nowadays, Barcelona is a haunt spot for tourism; earned it’s deserved fame from the 25th Olympic Games took place in 1992, composed of streets filled with Gaudi’s and Montaner’s brilliant work of art, having beaches & festivals, including all of these, Barcelona has a a lot to offer. Barcelona is the 6th most populated city of European Union; composed of 6 regions and those regions are separated to district. The one that will be our wonder today is Ciutat Vella, located in the center of city, which means “old city”. Advertisements