This medieval bath house was built in the 14th century by Pere de Vilarasa, a knight and jurist during the reign of Jaime II. Its style is mainly Arabic, mixed with local style called mudéjar (Christian architecture style from Iberican peninsula).
Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències (Valenciano) or Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias (Spanish) is a landmark of Valencia. Valencian born architect Santiago Calatrava designed this enormous complex. This is one of the main reasons I visited Valencia last summer.
The city of Valencia is capital of the province which bears the same name. It is also known for the juicy orange, Valencian orange. The region has its own language, Valenciano which seems strongly as a mix of Catalan and Spanish.
Barcelona is rich of culinary spots and I have tried a couple of them in several quarters. However this time I have found an area for foodies in Barcelona
In this post I share pics of food at El Nacional in Barcelona. As I wrote in that post my family and I dined at El Nacional three times, respectively in the seafood restaurant, meat grill part and the tapas joint.
Barcelona is a must visit for modern architecture lovers. Aside from art nouveau style buildings, this city has one of the masterpieces of German well-known architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
El Nacional offers two things I love about Barcelona: culinary and architecture. This culinary hotspot is located on the upscale district of Gràcia where world-famous modernista buildings are at. The entry is not really visible for unaware passersby. It is hidden in an alley. Actually El Nacional is an enormous food court of 2.600 square …