Barcelona and Florence

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Barcelona and Florence

Florence

Barcelona

Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany. This city is famous for its history, it is considered the birthplace of Renaissance. It is a small mediaval city in the plain, with small old Italian houses and narrow streets paved with a stone. It has been ranked by Forbes as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and the city is noted for its history, culture, Renaissance art and architecture and monuments. The city also contains numerous museums and art galleries. The main things are: Uffici Gallery (It is one of the oldest and most famous art museums of the Western world) David sculpture (by the Italian artist Michelangelo, it is a 5-metre marble statue which represents the Biblical hero David) ,Ponte vecchio(it is astone closed- bridge over the Arno River, inFlorence, Italy, noted for still having shops built along it) and Cathedral Duomo(it was built in 1296 in the Gothic style).

Barcelona is a Spanish city, capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in the country. Barcelona is today one of the world's leading tourist and economic centres and it contribues to its status as one of the world's major global cities. It is enormous city, with a wide spacious streets and large modern buildings. It also has a one of the biggest ports in Europe. It has a nice coast, Barcelona beach was listed as number one in a list of the top ten city beaches in the world. The biggest mark in the culture and history of Barcelona left the architect Gaudi, who designed the park Guel ( it is a garden complex with architectural elements situated on the Hill) Sagrada Família (is a large Roman Catholic Church which was made in the 19th century).The famous buildings are two Gaudi’s house in center and the national museum of Caalonia. Barcelona is also known by the largest football stadion in Europe, Camp Nou( capacity of 98.000 spectators) which is home stadion for football club of Barcelona, four time champion of Europe.


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