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Main Tourist Attractions in Spain That You Must Visit!

Tourist Attractions in Spain

Spain has every attraction to amuse and surprise the travelers who come to feel the Spanish extravaganza. You will experience here everything whether it is a sun-drenched coast or bio-geographical courtyard garden or creative highpoint of culture of Europe. Hence, we are giving you a list of main tourist attractions in Spain that you must visit.


# Alhambra


tourist attractions in spain, Alhambra

Alhambra is a Moorish palace which is located on a plateau overlooking the city of southern Spain-Granada. It was constructed in the 14th century and approx 6000 visitors or travelers visit here per day. The complex of Alhambra includes many buildings, walls, towers, gardens and graceful arches that attract the visitors a lot. The tickets for this royal palace sell out very quickly so it is advised that you should book the tickets online in advance. Hence, Alhambra is counted amongst the popular tourist attractions in Granada Spain.


 # The Great Mosque of Cordoba (Mezquita)


tourist attractions in spain,MEZQUITA

The Great Mosque of Cordoba is one of the greatest works of Islamic architecture in world. It is an enthralling building which is well-known for the forest of pillars as well as arches in the interior of the main hall. It was constructed during the 8th century and initially was a Roman temple, then a Visigothic church, previous to the Umayyad Moors construct the Mezquita. The main attractions in The Great Mosque of Cordoba are The Great Hall for prayer, The Mihrab (Focal Point of Prayer) and The Horseshoe Arch.


 # El Escorial


Tourist attractions in spain, El Escorial

El Escorial is located about 45 kilometers northwest of Madrid and was the political hub of the Spanish empire under King Philip II. It mainly functions as the school, royal palace, museums, mausoleum and a Christian monastery. In the palace, you will see the Bourbon Suite, in this the state apartments of Charles IV are decorated with an exceptional furnishings as well as 338 tapestries. Moreover, if you are fond of beautiful paintings then there you will see a wide collection of fine paintings, works by Tintoretto, Albrecht Dürer, El Greco, Veronese, Hieronymus Bosch and Velázquez. So, while your next visit to Spain you must visit El Escorial which is a well known tourist attraction in Madrid Spain.


 # Sagrada Familia


Tourist attractions in spain, Sagrada Familia

After telling you 3 tourist attractions in Spain, next is Sagrada Familia. It is one of the most unconventional churches in Europe and attracts approximately 2.8 million visitors per year. La Sagrada Família stirs awe by its utter verticality and is a very large Roman Catholic church in Barcelona. It is designed by Antoni Gaudi who was a Catalan architect and worked for about 40 years until his death in the year 1926. Its reconstruction was began in the year 1882 and till now not finished.


 # Park Guell, Barcelona 


tourist attractions in spain, Park Guell, Barcelona

Another tourist attraction in Barcelona Spain is Park Guell. It is a wonderful park of the tourists especially for kids. It is well known in Spain for Gaudi House museum superb example of the early days of Gaudí’s fevered architectural thoughts. The astonishing neo-Gothic mansion, one of the few main buildings of that period raised in Ciutat Vella, offers an imminent into its maker’s extraordinary mastermind. Moreover, Park Guell in Barcelona is a must place when you are on trip to Spain.


 

# Costa del Sol Beaches


tourist attractions in spain, Costa del Sol Beaches

Costa del Sol beaches in Spain no doubt offer sun as well as sand retreats for the travelers. There you will see a mile-long stretch of immaculate white sand and sun rays covering up the entire beach. Costa del Sol Beaches are famous for sunbathing and the main attractions here are Yatch riding as well as golf at Golf Valley close to the shoreline. You can also explore the town of Marbella which is just few steps far from the beach and is a township of old whitewashed homes.


 # Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao


tourist attractions in spain, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

At last, in the list of top tourist attractions in Spain is Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. While you sightseeing in Spain you should visit this wonderful and most iconic building. It embers the inspired renaissance of city, inspired more growth and placed Bilbao firmly in the global art and tourism limelight. The main attractions in Guggenheim Museum are Matter of Time by Richard Serra, Puppy Design and Tulips by Jeff Koons. In addition to this, in the museum there are traveling exhibitions as well as revolving display of its own collections of contemporary art.


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