But there are innovative ways the non-European can have a memorable time in Barcelona.
You can sight-see by foot and at fantastically AFFORDABLE prices ride the metro or bus.
You can also enjoy seeing Picasso’s original paintings at the Picasso Museum (apropos, eh?) where the entrance fee is waived on the first Sunday of every month.
monumento de colón,
Or, before you dare to shop at the Mare Magnum you can take photos of the famous monumento de Colón that stands as a tribute to Christopher Columbus. The base of the monument is flanked by 4 lions, 2 on each side.
It is here your children are free to bravely climb these huge statues like the big grown-up shown in the photo.
And while the kiddies are enjoying themselves you can sit on the steps, enjoy the view, the locals and other tourists.
P.S. I provide a fantastic link that shows the monument and tells about its history top to bottom. Worthwhile reading, so, click on the CLICK!
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