Barcelona, like a big, awesome playground with lots of cool stuff to explore.
Now, most people go to famous places like the Sagrada Familia and Park Güell, but guess what? There’s a super cool side of Barcelona that not everyone knows about!
Imagine it as a treasure hunt. Barcelona has these hidden gems – like secret treasures – hiding in special places. And guess what? Not everyone finds them!
Today these hidden gems will be our special discoveries.
Get ready for a fun journey where you’re the star explorer, and Barcelona’s hidden treasures are waiting just for you.
Let’s start our adventure and uncover the magic!
1. Plaça Sant Felip Neri: A Quiet Square with Stories to Tell
Imagine a square so quiet that you can hear the whispers of history.
Plaça Sant Felip Neri is like a magical time capsule in the middle of the Gothic Quarter.
In 1938, during the Civil War, Italian planes bombed Barcelona, leaving scars still visible on the church.
Now, a recreated square stands where tragedy struck, a silent testimony to resilience.
The stones on the ground tell stories, and the old church watches over like a guardian. It’s a secret place where time seems to slow down, and you can feel the heartbeat of Barcelona’s past.
2. Estació de França: Where Trains and Tales Collide
All aboard for our next stop – Estació de França! This train station is not just for travels; it’s like a hidden library of stories.
Built on the grounds of a 19th-century predecessor, today’s station traces back to 1854 as Barcelona’s second terminal.
Originally known as Granollers and later Estación de Francia, its unique curve and tracks were crafted to navigate Barcelona’s historic walls and military fortress.
Merging with other rail companies, it became part of a grand vision, unifying terminals for a seamless travel experience.
You can imagine here the trains carrying tales from faraway places.
The big iron arches and the grand building will make you feel like you’ve stepped into a storybook.
It’s a magical place where every train has a secret adventure to share.
3. Mural del Beso: A Wall of Love and Colors
Now, let’s add some color to our adventure at Mural del Beso, the Wall of Kisses!
This is not just any wall; it’s like a giant, happy painting. It’s covered in bright colors and shows people giving kisses.
It’s like a big hug from the city, reminding us that love and happiness are hidden in the most unexpected places.
4. Pont del Bisbe: A Bridge of Magical Connections
Time to cross a bridge, but not just any bridge – Pont del Bisbe is like a bridge from a fairy tale.
Imagine walking on stones that have seen centuries of stories.
The arches above look like they’re holding hands and whispering secrets.
It’s a bit like stepping into a magical kingdom, and every step feels like you’re part of a fantastic adventure.
Around the bridge, there’s a skull with a dagger through it. ¿Are you going to find it?
People wonder why it’s there and what it means. Some say it’s a real skull, not fake.
Legend warns that removing the dagger might make Barcelona’s buildings fall. Others believe souls of prisoners march underneath.
If you walk under the bridge, facing the skull, make a wish, some think it might come true.
5. Casa Ardiaca: A House with Hidden Surprises
Our last stop is like a house full of surprises – Casa Ardiaca.
The Casa de l’Ardiaca, with roots dating back to the 12th century, blends Gothic and Renaissance styles.
Once a residence for church officials, it became the Barcelona Bar Association’s headquarters in 1895.
Renowned for its modernist mailbox, this historical gem was acquired by the Barcelona City Council in 1919.
After surviving Civil War bombings, it underwent renovations and now stands as a beautifully restored piece of Barcelona’s history, ready for exploration.
It’s not just a regular house; it’s a place where hidden treasures are waiting to be discovered.
Look at the details on the walls and the courtyard – it’s like a mini wonderland.
Every corner has a secret, and it’s a bit like finding hidden Easter eggs in a giant house of fun.
Do you want to visit the hidden places and have the most memorable photos?
Now that you’ve discovered Barcelona’s hidden gems, it’s time to weave these magical moments into a tapestry of memories.
If you want to experience it, to have a different photoshoot in Barcelona and visit other places than the typical ones, you should know us.
Welcome to BCNPhoto, where we transform your adventures into timeless snapshots, preserving the essence of your journey.
BCNPhoto we are a company of three people: Marc, Miguel and Oriol. Two photographers and one digital marketing specialist, working together to create the most astonishing images for you.
Just as you uncovered the charm of Plaça Sant Felip Neri and marveled at the tales in Estació de França, our lens is ready to focus on your unique story.
Your adventures are like chapters, and each photo captured by BCNPhoto is a vivid page in your personal storybook.
¿What you’ll have with our ‘hidden gems’ photoshoot?
This offer isn’t just about pictures; it’s an immersive experience that transcends the lens.
Discover the Unseen: A Guided Tour of Hidden Gems
Join us as we reveal the secrets Barcelona hides from the ordinary eye. We will lead you to hidden corners and untold stories, transforming your photoshoot into an exploration of the city’s best-kept treasures. Every click captures not just an image but a piece of Barcelona’s rich tapestry.
️ Quality Over Quantity: 20 Professionally Retouched Masterpieces
In the world of photography, it’s not just about the number of photos; it’s about the stories they tell.
You’ll have 50 photographies, but 20 meticulously retouched masterpieces that go beyond mere images. Each tells a tale, evoking emotions and memories that will last a lifetime.
A Surprise Finale: The Hidden Rooftop Revelation
As your journey concludes, brace yourself for a delightful surprise. We’ll whisk you away to a ‘hidden’ rooftop, a secret vantage point offering breathtaking views of Barcelona to have the last photographies of our journey.
The skyline transforms into a canvas, and you become the artist, capturing the essence of the city’s beauty from a perspective few have seen.
Let us turn your visit into an adventure. Secure your spot for an experience that transcends typical photoshoots. Barcelona awaits, ready to reveal its hidden treasures through your lens.
How to book the ‘hidden gems’ phototour and how to check the availability
Seize the moment with our exclusive ‘Hidden Gems’ Phototour in Barcelona.
Select your preferred date and time swiftly on our website and to the initial payment for reservation, as availability is limited.
Confirm your reservation promptly to ensure a spot on this enchanting journey through secret corners of the city.
Act now – our coveted phototours fill up quickly. Don’t miss the chance to weave your story with Barcelona’s hidden treasures!