More Than a Colorful Place
What makes this souvenir plate from Spain truly shine is the way in which it tries to give a well-rounded picture of Barcelona as well as the experience of visiting it, particularly for a traveling tourist who is taking in the culture in a kind of unfiltered way. It also drives the viewer to consider the people of Barcelona by giving an idea of the setting that they inhabit.
One thing is undeniable when looking at this plate at first glance; Barcelona is a sunny and colorful place. This is what really draws the gaze when it comes to this plate. However, there is also plenty going on that is well worth examining that should give one the sense that this major city is really major in a number of ways. From its impressive large scale buildings to patronage of aesthetic taste, there is a lot to be found in Barcelona that is not so humble.
The Other Ways of Barcelona
Intriguing buildings and Avant Garde art define this city of all sorts. The curious traveler will be amazed at the exquisite and strange buildings designed by Antonin Gaudi. They certainly create an inspiring ambience that pulls the visitor into another world. Don't miss worldly famous La Sagrada Familia and admire the towers that boast Gaudi's signature design.
Art buffs will be delighted to know that Barcelona hosts an array of museums and art galleries exhibiting the latest works from the art world. The art enthusiast shouldn't miss the National Museum of Art of Catalonia and the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art. Both focus on Catalan and Spanish art. If interested in international art, your best bet is approaching the Fundacio Joan Miro, and Fundacio Antoni Tapies. Picasso fans will find in Picasso Museum not only artwork from the great master but also letters and personal objects that will certainly throw new light to their knowledge of the great Cubist. All in all, this plate is a great travel souvenir to take back home.